Cata-Dyne Explosion-Proof Gas Catalytic Heaters

Cata-Dyne Explosion-Proof Gas Catalytic Heaters

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Cata-Dyne™ from CCI Thermal Technologies Inc. is the industry standard in infrared gas catalytic heaters, enclosures, pipeline systems and accessories. Customers across a wide range of industries rely on Cata-Dyne™ to supply them with safe, reliable, efficient and versatile infrared catalytic heating equipment for a variety of applications in both hazardous and non-hazardous environments.

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Description

Cata-Dyne™ infrared heaters boast the most efficient conversion of hydrocarbon fuels to infrared energy compared to any other competitive brand on the market today, which makes them highly efficient and economical to operate. They are simple to install and their durable, heavy-duty construction means they require minimal maintenance under normal operating conditions.

Cata-Dyne™ explosion-proof gas catalytic heaters are available in 23 different models with BTU ratings ranging from 1,000 to 48,000 BTU/hr (0.3 kW – 14.0 kW). In addition, these heaters can be banked together to obtain any BTU (kW) rating desired.

Cata-Dyne™ products are, in many cases, also highly compatible with our other product lines — Caloritech™, Ruffneck™, Norseman™ and DriQuik™ — to provide our customers with complete heating solutions for industrial and commercial applications.

CCI Thermal is proud to offer highly competitive pricing and outstanding customer support of our Cata-Dyne™ product line. With 40 years’ experience and over a quarter of a million units in service, Cata-Dyne™ is truly the benchmark in innovation for space and spot heating applications.

Heaters

WX Series - Explosion-Proof Infrared Gas Catalytic Heater (Standard Unit)

Cata-Dyne™ WX Series Explosion-Proof Infrared Gas Catalytic Heaters are the industry standard for space or spot heating applications in hazardous environments. These include comfort heating for industrial buildings and installations, freeze protection for equipment and components, and drying or curing processes.

WX Heaters are available in over 20 different cabinet sizes (all 3″ deep), with gas, electrical and accessory connections on the back of the heaters. The explosion-proof catalytic technology used in the WX Series is the most efficient in the industrial heating market, and the versatility and reliability of the WX has made it the heater of choice for many customers throughout the world.

Features & Benefits At A Glance

  • models range from 1,250-60,000 BTU/hr and 12-600V
  • 300 series stainless steel heater box protects against corrosion
  • proprietary Cata-Dyne™ explosion-proof catalyst pad
  • standard 3/8″ NPT gas connections
  • explosion-proof electrical junction box with standard 3/4″ NPT connections
  • designed to operate on either natural gas or propane
  • does not require electrical power to operate once started
  • heater contains no moving parts and is designed to operate indefinitely when supplied with air and clean fuel
  • CSA, FM and CE/ATEX approved for use in Hazardous Locations; GOST approved for global markets
  • ANSI Z83.20b-2011/CSA 2.34b-2011
MKII Series - Explosion-Proof Gas Catalytic Heater (Side Mount Controls)

Like the WX Series, the Cata-Dyne™ MKII Series Explosion-Proof Infrared Gas Catalytic Heaters are an industry standard for space or spot heating applications in hazardous environments. These include comfort heating for industrial buildings and installations, freeze protection for equipment and components, and drying or curing processes. The MKII features sleek side mount controls, which are ideal for quick and easy installation.

MKII Heaters are available in 6 different cabinet sizes (all 3″ deep), with gas, electrical and accessory connections on the side of the heaters.

Features & Benefits At A Glance

  • models range from 5,000-40,000 BTU/hr and 12-600V
  • 300 series stainless steel heater box protects against corrosion
  • proprietary Cata-Dyne™ explosion-proof catalyst pad
  • standard 3/8″ NPT gas connections
  • designed to operate on either natural gas or propane
  • QuikSTART heater technology reaches the catalytic threshold faster, bringing the heater to full operating temperature in half the time
  • does not require electrical power to operate once started
  • shorter thermocouple is nickel plated with an added polymer sleeve to enhance corrosion protection for a stronger electromagnetic connection to the safety shut-off valve
  • all gas control components and electrical connections are side mounted for easy installation and access; rating plate is side mounted for easy visibility
  • single start up element uses the same power and wattage ratings as the standard WX dual elements
  • heater contains no moving parts and is designed to operate indefinitely when supplied with air and clean fuel
  • CSA & FM certified for use in Hazardous Locations
  • ANSI Z83.20b-2011/CSA 2.34b-2011

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WXS Series - Explosion-Proof Gas Catalytic Heater (Slim Line)

The Cata-Dyne™ Slim Line Series Explosion-Proof Infrared Gas Catalytic Heaters offer the same industry standard performance for space or spot heating applications in hazardous environments as the WX Series, with the added convenience of a compact stainless steel cabinet only 1.5″ thick, making it ideal for applications with space installation constraints.

The versatility of this design allows it to function in both traditional installations, such as comfort heating for industrial facilities and freeze protection for equipment and components, as well as in compact enclosures for heating valves, regulators and instrumentation.

Features & Benefits At A Glance

  • 6 available cabinet sizes; models range from 1,750-14,000 BTU/hr and 12-240V
  • heater boxes constructed of 300 series stainless steel for maximum corrosion protection
  • standard 3/8″ NPT gas connections
  • designed to operate on either clean natural gas or propane
  • all standard Cata-Dyne™ accessories work with the Slim Line models
  • 1.5″ thinner than the standard Cata-Dyne™ WX
  • equipped with universal mounting brackets for easy and convenient mounting into existing facilities or enclosures
  • does not require electrical power to operate once started
  • QuikSTART heater technology reaches the catalytic threshold faster, bringing the heater to full operating temperature in half the time
  • heater contains no moving parts and is designed to operate indefinitely when supplied with air and clean fuel
  • FM certified for use in Class I, Div I, Group D Hazardous Locations

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G Series - Industrial Infrared Gas Catalytic Heater

The Cata-Dyne™ G Series Industrial Infrared Gas Catalytic Heater is designed for use in non-hazardous heating applications such as infrared drying and curing ovens, facility space heating, process heating, freeze protection and comfort heating. Fitted with our proprietary high temperature catalyst pad, the unit operates on either natural gas or propane fuel. It is available in 23 different models to satisfy a vast range of location and application requirements.

Features & Benefits At A Glance

  • a range of standard sizes available, from 6″x6″-24″x72″
  • a range of preheat voltages available, from 12-600V
  • a range of BTU/hr outputs available, from 1,500-72,000 BTU/hr
  • choice of manual or electronic control options
  • multiple heater mounting bracket configurations available
  • heater contains no moving parts and is designed to operate indefinitely when supplied with air and clean fuel
  • CSA, FM and CE (European standards) approved for non-hazardous area applications

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Cata-Dyne™ Heating Package

The Cata-Dyne™ Heating Package is the industry standard for space and spot heating applications where flammable gases, vapors or liquids may be present. Equipped with explosion-proof infrared heaters, this package comes standard or custom designed to meet any unique application. The Cata-Dyne™ infrared heaters are controlled either manually or with an integrated hazardous location control panel.

Applications include comfort heating for industrial buildings, CNG or propane vehicle maintenance facilities and freeze protection for equipment and components.

Features & Benefits At A Glance

Heater

  • Proprietary Cata-Dyne™ catalyst pad
  • Corrosion resistant 300 series stainless-steel construction
  • Natural gas or propane operation
  • Electric start available in 120-600V
  • Individual heater models range from 10,000 – 60,000 Btu/hr
  • No moving parts and designed to operate indefinitely when supplied with clean fuel and adequate ventilation
  • Heaters can be strategically located to maximize heat intensity
  • CSA certified for use in Class I, Division 1 & 2, Group D hazardous locations
  • Certified to ANSI Z83.20b-2011/CSA2.34b-2011
  • NFPA 30A Compliant

Control Panel

  • Single switch ON/OFF/STANDBY control
  • -18°C to 38°C (0°F to 100°F) Thermostat
  • Interlock terminals for integration with ancillary equipment
  • Single point control of multiple heaters
  • Fully automated start-up, control and shutdown
  • Floor level access to all control functions
  • Interlock terminals for remote “Enable” & “Standby”
  • Self-diagnostic fault indication
  • Custom options available
  • Remote thermostat for each zone
AC - Enclosure Heating System

The Cata-Dyne™ Enclosure Heating System consists of an explosion-proof heater mounted within a stainless steel enclosure, providing freeze protection for measurement or regulating equipment, such as regulators, valves, meters, orifice fittings, chokes and pipelines.

Enclosure Heating Systems are designed and built based on customer specifications and applications from a selection of components, including catalytic heaters, enclosures, enclosure gas manifolds, enclosure temperature controllers and enclosure pressure regulators. This system is the ideal solution for critical gas pressure reduction and/or restriction locations where electricity is usually not available.

Features & Benefits At A Glance

  • heat capacity ranges from 1,000-20,000 BTU/hr
  • enclosures constructed from highly durable stainless steel
  • simple and convenient installation and access
  • system allows for adjustment of the enclosed regulator, valve or choke
  • all units are sized specifically for each application to focus the infrared energy accurately
  • custom-designed specialty units available to meet unique project requirements
  • select CSA, FM or GOST certified heaters for use with the enclosure system
LH - Line Heater

The Cata-Dyne™ LH Line Heater prevents equipment freezing and possible hydrate formation during pressure reduction at natural gas regulating sites. The Cata-Dyne™ Line Heater heats the gas stream using infrared radiant heat transfer, eliminating the use of burners, glycol fluid and high maintenance heat exchange systems. It is also used to condition fuel gas for natural gas fired turbines or engines, and for heating of gas and diluent streams in a variety of process applications.

Custom engineered units for non-standard applications are available. As a subset to custom engineered units, only CCI Thermal offers a Catalytic/Electric Hybrid Line Heater. A secondary electric gas circulation heater augments the capabilities of the base catalytic line heater providing enhanced responsiveness to gas flow transients and deeper turn-down capabilities.

Features & Benefits At A Glance

  • Available standard sizes from 40,000 to 160,000 Btu/hr input.
  • Enclosures feature galvanized steel structures with stainless-steel cladding, limiting corrosion and maintenance.
  • Optional automatic units feature engineered control panels with PLC control systems.
  • The flanged multi-pass coil heat exchanger is designed and built to the ASME B31.3 Code for Process Piping.
  • Fuel gas system designed and built in accordance with CSA/Can – B149.1 and NFPA 54.
  • Electrical system designed and built in accordance with CSA/Can – C22.2 and NEC (NFPA 70).
  • Infrared radiant energy provided by the silent Cata-Dyne™ WX Gas Catalytic Heater is NOX free for the cleanest and quietest heating system available.
  • CCI Thermal Cata-Dyne™ heaters are the first and only explosion proof catalytic units conforming to the ANSI Z83.20b-2011/CSA 2.34b-2011 standard for Gas-Fired Low Intensity Heaters and are CSA and FM certified for use in Class 1, Division 1 or 2, Group D hazardous locations.
SS - Sure Seal™ Pipeline Systems

The Sure Seal™ Pipeline System is a unique infrared heating system consisting of a number of Cata-Dyne™ explosion-proof catalytic heaters (the hottest catalytic gas heater on the market) mounted in a clamshell frame configuration to provide a safe and fast method of applying heat to the construction and maintenance of pipeline systems of various sizes (greater than 2″ diameter).

Features & Benefits At A Glance

  • large surface area of the Cata-Dyne™ heaters allows for efficient transfer of infrared heat that can be utilized in a variety of pipeline applications
  • suitable for preformed wrap around sleeves
  • ideal for both preheat and shrink sleeve processes
  • suitable for baking to remove hydrogen induced cracking
  • appropriate for a variety of manufacturers’ sleeves
  • ideal for windy or poor weather
  • custom built equipment and other options available upon request

 

Enclosure Heaters

EIGP - Instrument Gas Enclosure

The Instrument Gas Enclosure is the preferred solution for the natural gas industry, providing freeze protection for instrument supply gas, pilot actuated regulators and related applications.

Features & Benefits At A Glance

  • Stainless steel enclosure with both single & dual coil models
  • Cata-DyneTM heaters are CSA and FM certified, available in both natural gas and propane
  • Operates for extended periods, without maintenance
  • The compact unit helps eliminate the need for a separate facility to keep gas temperatures optimal
  • Often used for gas chromatographs, valves, pilots and other low flow instruments
  • Custom sizes and designs available
EMV - Motor Valve Enclosure

The Motor Valve Enclosure heats the critical portions of the motor valve to prevent freezing.

Features & Benefits At A Glance

  • Designed to ensure that all the sensitive portions of the valve are outside of the heated zone
  • Enclosure comes fully assembled
  • Stainless steel enclosures provide added longevity for the harshest environments
  • Cata-Dyne™ heaters are CSA or FM certified, available in both natural gas or propane
  • Optional thermostats and regulators are available
  • Designed to clamp directly to the pipeline, spring clamps make installation easy
  • Custom designed enclosure packages available upon request
EOF - Orifice Fitting Meter Enclosure

The Orifice Fitting Meter Enclosure heats an orifice fitting directly. The enclosure has an easily accessible entry for the orifice fitting adjustment. The assembly is designed to heat natural gas passing through the orifice to prevent icing and the dropout of liquids.

Features & Benefits At A Glance

  • Designed to heat the orifice fitting directly
  • Enclosure comes fully assembled
  • Stainless steel enclosures provide added longevity for the harshest environments
  • Cata-Dyne™ heaters are CSA or FM certified, available in both natural gas or propane
  • Optional thermostats and regulators are available
  • Custom designed enclosure packages available upon request
  • Designed to clamp directly to the pipeline, spring clamps make installation easy
EPP - Pipe Preheater Enclosure

The Pipe Preheater Enclosure is designed to heat gas upstream of valves, chokes, orifice fittings and regulators. Commonly installed in locations where the valves, chokes, orifice fittings and regulators are not easily accessible.

Features & Benefits At A Glance

  • Enclosure comes fully assembled
  • Stainless steel enclosures provide added longevity for the harshest environments
  • Cata-DyneTM heaters are CSA or FM certified, available in both natural gas or propane
  • Optional thermostats and regulators are available
  • Designed to clamp directly to the pipeline, spring clamps make installation easy
  • Custom designed enclosure packages available upon request
HEA - Regulator Enclosure

The Regulator Enclosure is specifically designed to provide freeze protection for a wide variety of natural gas pipeline regulators. Enclosures are designed for specific regulators and generic applications.

Features & Benefits At A Glance

  • Enclosure comes fully assembled
  • Stainless steel enclosures provide added longevity for the harshest environments
  • Cata-Dyne™ heaters are CSA or FM certified, available in both natural gas or propane
  • Optional thermostats and regulators are available
  • Designed to clamp directly to the pipeline, spring clamps make installation easy
  • Custom designed enclosure packages available upon request
ERM - Rotary Meter Enclosure

The Rotary Meter Enclosure is designed to prevent freezing of wet gas and creation of hydrates that can cause meters to fail or provide inaccurate readings.

Features & Benefits At A Glance

  • Designed to suit many different rotary meter valves
  • Enclosure comes fully assembled
  • Stainless steel enclosures provide added longevity for the harshest environments
  • Cata-Dyne™ heaters are CSA or FM certified, available in both natural gas or propane
  • Optional thermostats and regulators are available
  • Designed to clamp directly to the pipeline, spring clamps make installation easy
  • Custom designed enclosure packages available upon request
SCH - Super Conductor Enclosure

The Super Conductor Enclosure‘s innovative design transfers heat using heat conducting rods, creating a moisture free heat source. The super conductor provides dry penetrating heat for small enclosures housing batteries, radio controls and other moisture sensitive equipment.

Features & Benefits At A Glance

  • Designed to keep instrumentation at an operable temperature
  • Electrical power is not required to maintain operation after start-up
  • Designed to operate for extended periods of time without maintenance
  • Cata-Dyne™ heaters are CSA and FM certified, available in both natural gas and propane
  • Custom sizes and designs available

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