Design Requirements

Design Criteria

Please review the criteria below to preliminarily determine if your heater design meets our automated processing capabilities.

TurboFlex Design Requirements:

  • Heater Size:  Maximum size of one heater is 17” X 35”.
    • If your heater is larger, we can still manufacturer the heater, but we need to discuss things.  Please e-mail us your information and we will provide a quotation and questions.
  • Parts are shipped flat.
  • Tolerance of cutline and features:  +/-.075” under 24” and +/- .150 over 24”.
  • No components or marking is required.
  • Lead lengths are 12” and the type/gauge/color of wire will be determined by TurboFlex. Wires have PTFE insulation.
  • The material to be utilized is opaque (white) FR polyester up to 275°F / 135°C or non-FR polyimide up to 350°F / 175°C.
  • The resistance tolerance is +/- 10% from nominal, measured at ambient.
  • If selected, pressure sensitive adhesive is 3M 467/468.
  • Wire attachment joints will be over potted to provide general insulating protection.
TurboFlex manufactures foil-based flexible heaters utilizing automated systems to deliver fast and at low cost. Our business is set-up to enable individuals to order custom heaters in minutes and for our production facility to deliver in days. Made in the USA.