Universal Solvents

A premium cast-in circulation heater with an array of special features to safely heat volatile solvents.

This shows the Universal Solvent Heater product, made by Cast Aluminum Solutions, engineered to heat semi Solvents for semiconductor wafer processing.

APPLICATIONS:

  • Wafer Cleaning & Rinsing (Wet Bench Systems)
  • Heating of Flow-Flashpoint Solvents & Acids
  • For Use with Single Pass or Recirculating Systems
  • Similar Uses as PFA-Tube Heaters, but Higher Temp Limits
  • Processes Involving Explosive Vapors
  • Situations where Exact Temperature Control is Critical

FEATURES & BENEFITS:

  • Fluid Path has No Contact with Heating Elements
  • Allows for Safe Heating of Low Flashpoint Solvents
  • Heated Media is Isolated in Seamless 316 Stainless Steel Tubes
  • Solvent Tubes are Passivated and Electro-Polished for Purity
  • Self-Draining Flow-Tubes Eliminate Trapped Debris
  • Cooling Tube Quick Reduces Heat Below Flashpoint
  • NEMA 7 Explosion-Proof Electrical Enclosure
  • Equipped with Robust Sensor & Switch Array

SPECIFICATIONS:

Power:

  • 6 kW Total to 8 kW Total
  • Voltage Range: 208 - 480 V
  • Max Line Current: 30 A per circuit

Tubing (Solvent Tube):

  • .750” OD (3/4") (19.1 mm)
  • .065” Wall (1.7 mm)
  • Overall Process Tube Length: 115.5” (2934 mm)
  • 316L Stainless Steel, Passivated & Electro-Polished
  • Max Pressure: 3300 psi (227 bar)

Tubing (Cooling Tube):

  • .250” OD (1/4") (6.3 mm)
  • .035” Wall (0.9 mm)
  • Overall Process Tube Length: 86.25” (2190 mm)
  • 316L Stainless Steel
  • Max Pressure: 5100 psi (351 bar)

Enclosure:

  • NEMA 7 (explosion-proof)
    (Class 1, Div. 1 and 2, Groups B, C and D)

Max Working Temperature:

  • 392°F (200°C)
  • Published temperatures are for housing at 12 o’clock position;
    Higher temps may be possible at 6 o’clock position. See factory for details.

Sensors:

  • Two J-Type Thermocouples (cast in)
  • One J-Type Thermocouple (removable)
  • Snap Action High Limit Switch (with auto reset)

Fittings:

  • Solvent Tube: Flaretek®-Compatible or Swagelok® VCR
  • Cooling Tube: NPT or Swagelok® VCR

Available Accessories:

  • Insulating Jackets
  • Compression Fittings

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Universal Solvent Heater Part Numbering System

This is the product configuration key for the Universal Solvent Heater, which is made by Cast Aluminum Solutions, and designed for warming of low flashpoint chemicals.

Building a Universal Solvent Heater Part Number:
Use the tables below to build each section of your Universal Solvent Heater.  After assigning letters/numbers for each applicable section, you will have a complete part number, ready to quote.
For assistance, contact CAS directly.

VOLTAGE, POWER, CIRCUIT TYPE
Volts refers to line volts (VL ). Amps refers to line current (IL ).
Section "A" Circuit Type Volts (V) Watts (kW) Amps (A)
per circuit
A TWO SINGLE-PHASE CIRCUITS 208 8 19.2
C TWO SINGLE-PHASE CIRCUITS 208 6 14.4
E ONE THREE-PHASE WYE 208 7.5 20.8
B TWO SINGLE-PHASE CIRCUITS 240 8 16.7
D TWO SINGLE-PHASE CIRCUITS 240 6 12.5
F ONE THREE-PHASE WYE 240 7.5 18
G ONE THREE-PHASE WYE 380 7.5 11.4
H ONE THREE-PHASE WYE 480 7.5 9

SOLVENT TUBE FITTING
Select the Tube Fitting for the Solvent Flow-Tube
Section "B" Description
1 FLARETEK®-COMPATIBLE, 1" OD, 20 THREADS PER INCH, MALE / PAIR
2 SWAGELOK® VCR FITTINGS / PAIR

COOLING TUBE FITTING
Select the Tube Fitting for the Cooling Tube
Section "C" Description
1 NPT (NATIONAL PIPE THREAD) FITTINGS, 1/4", 90° ELBOW, FEMALE / PAIR
2 SWAGELOK® VCR FITTINGS / PAIR

SNAP ACTION HIGH LIMIT SWITCHES
Pilot duty only
Section "D"Switch
1AUTOMATIC RESET, 212°F (100°C)
2AUTOMATIC RESET, 365°F (185°C)
ACCESSORIES
Select 1 for a Custom-Fit Insulating Jacket, O for No Insulating Jacket
Section "E" Component
0 NONE
1 INSULATION JACKET, MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE 400°F (204°C)

METRIC MOUNTING HOLES
Place an "M" in section F if metric mounting holes are required.
If standard Imperial mounting holes are desired, section F can be left blank
Section "F" Metric Mounting Holes
M M8 x 1.25 Metric Tapped Mounting Holes