CAST-X 500 Circulation Heater

This heater is very compact, easily integrated into machines, medical devices and laboratories.

Many varieties of CAST-X 500 are shown here, including products for fuel heating, gas & diesel warming, and water temperature increasing.

APPLICATIONS:

  • Pre-Heating of Oils & Fuels (liquid or gas)
  • Heating of Beverages & Foodservice Liquids
  • Warming of Inks & Coatings for Converting Industry
  • Sample Heating for Analytical Instruments
  • Laboratory Applications
  • Medical Device Applications

FEATURES & BENEFITS:

  • Fluid Path has No Contact with Heating Elements
  • Heated Media is Isolated in Seamless 316 Stainless Steel Tubes
  • Allows for Safe Heating of Explosive Gases & Flammable Liquids
  • Excellent Performance in High-Pressure Applications
  • Suitable for Use with Sterile and Zero Contaminant Processes
  • Compatible with Standard Controls (PID, PLC, Multi-Loop, etc.)
  • Small Size Enables Easy Integration into Larger Machines
  • Self-Draining Flow-Tubes, and Long-Life Heating Elements

SPECIFICATIONS:

Power:

  • Up to 1500 W
  • Voltage Range: 110 - 240 V
  • Max Line Current: 12.5 A

Tubing:

  • .250” OD (1/4") (6.3 mm)
  • .035” Wall (.89 mm)
  • Overall Process Tube Length: 84” (2133 mm)
  • 316L Stainless Steel (standard)
  • Inconel (optional upgrade)
  • Passivated or Electro-Polished (optional upgrades)
  • Max Pressure: 5100 psi (351 bar)

Enclosures:

  • No Enclosure
  • NEMA 1 (general-purpose/dust-proof)
  • NEMA 4 (moisture-resistant)
  • NEMA 7 (explosion-proof)

Max Working Temperatures:

  • No Enclosure: 392°F (200°C)
  • NEMA 1 (dust-proof/general-purpose): 250°F (121°C)
  • NEMA 4 (moisture-resistant): 250°F (121°C)
  • NEMA 7 (explosion-proof): 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 & Controls:

  • K or J Type Thermocouples
  • Resistance Temperature Detectors (RTDs)
  • Snap-Action High-Limit Switches
    (on no housing version)

Available Accessories:

  • Insulating Jackets
  • Compression Fittings

Temperature and Pressure Charts

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Dimensional Drawings

Wiring Diagrams

Detailed Images

CAST-X 500 Circulation Heater Part Numbering System

This image shows a product numbering key for CAST-X 500, which can be used as a fuel warmer for oils, diesel or benzene in automobiles or aerospace engines.

Building a CAST-X 500 Part Number:
Use the tables below to build each section of your CAST-X 500.  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
"AAAA"
Circuit Type
(all are single circuit)
Volts (V) Watts (kW) Amps (A)
300A SINGLE PHASE 240 1200 5.0
230 1100 4.8
208 900 4.3
120 300 2.5
300B SINGLE PHASE 120 1500 12.5
300C SINGLE PHASE 240 300 1.3
230 275 1.2
208 225 1.1
120 75 0.6
300D SINGLE PHASE 240 500 2.1
230 460 2.0
208 375 1.8
120 125 1.0
300E SINGLE PHASE 240 750 3.1
230 690 3.0
208 560 2.7
120 185 1.6
300F SINGLE PHASE 240 1000 4.2
230 920 4.0
208 750 3.6
120 250 2.1
300G SINGLE PHASE 240 1200
Same as 300A
5.0
300H SINGLE PHASE 240 1500 6.3
230 1380 6.0
208 1125 5.4
120 375 3.1
300J SINGLE PHASE 208 1125
Same as 300H
5.4
300K SINGLE PHASE 208 900
Same as 300A
4.3
300L SINGLE PHASE 208 750
Same as 300F
3.6
300M SINGLE PHASE 208 565 2.7
120 190 1.6
ENCLOSURES AND TEMPERATURE SENSORS
All thermocouples are ungrounded, for optimal performance.
Section "BB"DescriptionNo. of SensorsEnclosure
00NO SENSOR0NO ENCLOSURE
0JJ-TYPE THERMOCOUPLE IN THERMOWELL1NO ENCLOSURE
0LDUAL J-TYPE THERMOCOUPLE IN THERMOWELL1 probe,
2 sets of wires
NO ENCLOSURE
0KK-TYPE THERMOCOUPLE IN THERMOWELL1NO ENCLOSURE
0MDUAL K-TYPE THERMOCOUPLE IN THERMOWELL1 probe,
2 sets of wires
NO ENCLOSURE
0RRTD, SINGLE 3 WIRES, 1OO OHM IN THERMOWELL1NO ENCLOSURE
S0NO SENSOR0NEMA 1
SJJ-THERMOCOUPLE IN THERMOWELL1NEMA 1
SLDUAL J-TYPE THERMOCOUPLE IN THERMOWELL1 probe,
2 sets of wires
NEMA 1
SKK-THERMOCOUPLE IN THERMOWELL1NEMA 1
SMDUAL K-TYPE THERMOCOUPLE IN THERMOWELL1 probe,
2 sets of wires
NEMA 1
SRRTD, SINGLE 3 WIRES, 1OO OHM IN THERMOWELL1NEMA 1
W0NO SENSOR0NEMA 4
WJJ-TYPE THERMOCOUPLE IN THERMOWELL1NEMA 4
WLDUAL J-TYPE THERMOCOUPLE IN THERMOWELL1 probe,
2 sets of wires
NEMA 4
WKK-TYPE THERMOCOUPLE IN THERMOWELL1NEMA 4
WMDUAL K-TYPE THERMOCOUPLE IN THERMOWELL1 probe,
2 sets of wires
NEMA 4
WRRTD, SINGLE, 3-WIRE, 100 OHM IN THERMOWELL1NEMA 4
E0NO SENSOR0NEMA 7
EJJ-TYPE THERMOCOUPLE IN CARTRIDGE HEATER1NEMA 7
EKK-TYPE THERMOCOUPLE IN CARTRIDGE HEATER1NEMA 7
SNAP ACTION HIGH LIMITS SWITCHES
Available only with "No Enclosure" options
Section "CC" Switch
0 NONE
1 MANUAL RESET, 260°F (127°C)
2 AUTOMATIC RESET, 250°F (121°C)
METRIC MOUNTING HOLES
Place an "M" in section D if metric mounting holes are required. If standard Imperial mounting holes are desired, sec. D can be left blank
Section "D" Metric Mounting Holes
M M6 X 1.00 METRIC TAPPED MOUNTING HOLES
VALUE ADDED OPTIONS FOR FLOW-TUBES
If you need electropolished or passivated flow-tubes, add these letters to the end of your part number. For both, indicate “EP-P”
PN Adder Additional Service
P PASSIVATION: TO CLEAN FLOW-TUBE ID (USES A DILUTED NITRIC ACID FLUSH)
EP ELECTROPOLISHED TUBE ID: RA VALUE: 10 MICROINCHES (.254 MICROMETERS)
ACCESSORIES
These PNs are totally separate from the PNs for the heater
Part Number Component
274-55-6-1 COMPRESSION FITTINGS (HIGH PRESSURE) / PAIR (SHIPPED LOOSE)
307-0-12-1 INSULATION JACKET, MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE 400°F (204°C)
CUSTOM DESIGNS & COMPONENTS
For these options, please call a CAS Representative for a quote.
INCONEL, MONEL OR HASTELLOY TUBES
THICK WALL TUBES FOR HIGH PRESSURE APPLICATIONS
SPECIAL TUBE FITTINGS