Metal-Clad Hopper Heaters (MCH) - BriskHeat

Metal-Clad Hopper Heaters (MCH)

Metal-Clad Hopper Heaters (MCH) - BriskHeat
Metal-Clad Hopper Heaters (MCH)
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BriskHeat® Hopper Surface Heating Systems maintain elevated temperatures above moisture and acid dew points using a proven combination of:

  1. Modular hopper surface heaters
  2. Flexible heating tapes for throats, poke tubes, and manways
  3. Temperature control and installation hardware

Surface Heaters eliminate bridging, pluggage, condensation, and corrosion

Our modular design provides:

  • Easiest and lowest cost-of-installation
  • Most cost-effective and energy-efficient heat possible across a large surface area

Our Surface Heating Systems are ideal for ESP (Electrostatic Precipitator) hoppers, baghouse hoppers, and material and dust-collector hoppers!

  • System of modular heaters meets your heat-up and total wattage requirements
  • Easy stud-welding installation
  • Meets all IEEE 1069 standards
  • Simple, one-piece stainless steel design
  • Exceptional durability
  • 5-year warranty


BriskHeat has an entire team of heating experts assigned to each application. In order for us to provide the best solution, please

  1. Complete the Hopper Heating System Design Checklist
  2. Contact us or your local representative for a quotation and application assistance
  • Maximum exposure temperature: 1000o F (538o C)
  • Power density range: 0.75 watts / in2 (0.001 watts / mm2 to 3.0 watts / in2 (0.005 watts / mm2)
  • Patented 360o grounded heating element; meets NEC 427.23
  • Dielectric strength: Over 2000 volts
  • Choice of voltage: 120, 208, 240, 277, 480, or 600VAC single-phase
  • Power leads: 12ft (3.6m) long, moisture resistant, high-temperature stainless steel overbraid, with bare-wire connection
  • A temperature controller is required with this product

Metal Clad Modular Hopper Surface Heater Break-down


1. Stainless Steel Protective Shell

  • Protects heater from outdoor conditions
  • Superior rigidity enhances heater-to-surface contact
  • Corrosion and rust resistant

2. Modular Blanket Hopper Heater

  • High-temperature construction
  • Energy-efficient 3/4" (19mm) thick fiberglass insulation reduces required wattage and improves heat-up time

3. Multi-Stranded Heating Element

  • Maximum uniformity, durability, and safety
  • BriskHeat® exclusive core technology

Modular Size Chart

Width in (mm)

Length in (mm)

3 (76)

12 (305)

6 (152)

12 (305)

12 (305)

12 (305)

12 (305)

24 (610)

12 (305)

36 (914)

12 (305)

48 (1220)

Eliminate Bridging, Pluggage, Condensation, and Corrosion on:

  • ESP (Electrostatic Precipitator) Hoppers
  • Baghouse Hoppers
  • Most Material and Dust-Collector Hoppers

Don't see your size or option? Have a question about which BriskHeat product is right for you? Need Application assistance? Contact Us. We are here to help!

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