Thermal-Flex Systems, Inc.

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Northford, CT  |  203-484-2776

Thermal-Flex Systems, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of electric heaters, specializing in the design and production of innovative heating solutions for a wide range of industrial and commercial applications. With a strong emphasis on quality, efficiency, and customer satisfaction, Thermal-Flex Systems has established itself as a trusted provider in the electric heater manufacturing industry.


Thermal-Flex Systems offers a diverse range of electric heaters, tailored to meet the specific heating requirements of various industries. Their product lineup includes:

Flexible Heaters: Thermal-Flex Systems designs and manufactures flexible heaters that are versatile, lightweight, and highly customizable. These heaters can be produced in different shapes, sizes, and configurations to fit complex surfaces and contours, providing efficient and uniform heat transfer.

Silicone Rubber Heaters: These heaters are designed for applications that require excellent flexibility, durability, and resistance to extreme temperatures. Silicone rubber heaters offer rapid and consistent heat distribution, making them suitable for a wide range of industrial processes and equipment.

Drum and Barrel Heaters: Thermal-Flex Systems produces drum and barrel heaters that are specifically designed to safely and efficiently heat liquids and viscous materials contained in drums, barrels, and pails. These heaters ensure proper temperature control, allowing for easier handling and processing of various substances.

Kapton® Heaters: Kapton® is a high-performance polyimide film known for its exceptional thermal stability and electrical insulation properties. Thermal-Flex Systems utilizes Kapton® film to manufacture heaters suitable for applications where high temperature resistance and precise heating control are essential.

Service Capabilities:

Thermal-Flex Systems is committed to delivering comprehensive services to support their customers throughout the entire lifecycle of their electric heaters:

Customization: Understanding that every application has unique heating requirements, Thermal-Flex Systems offers custom design and engineering services. Their experienced team collaborates closely with customers to develop tailor-made solutions that precisely meet their specifications.

Technical Expertise: Thermal-Flex Systems employs a team of skilled engineers and technicians who possess in-depth knowledge of electric heating systems. They provide technical support and guidance to customers, assisting with product selection, integration, and troubleshooting.

Prototyping and Testing: The company offers prototyping services to ensure the optimal performance and functionality of their electric heaters. Through rigorous testing and validation, they ensure that their products meet or exceed industry standards and customer expectations.

Quality Assurance: Thermal-Flex Systems adheres to stringent quality control processes to ensure the reliability and durability of their electric heaters. They utilize high-quality materials, advanced manufacturing techniques, and thorough quality inspections to deliver products that consistently perform at the highest level.

On-Time Delivery: With efficient production and supply chain management, Thermal-Flex Systems strives to provide timely delivery of their electric heaters to meet customer project timelines and deadlines.

Thermal-Flex Systems serves a broad spectrum of industries, including aerospace, automotive, medical, electronics, food processing, and more. Their electric heaters find applications in processes such as surface heating, fluid warming, freeze protection, curing, and composite bonding. By combining innovative design, advanced manufacturing capabilities, and exceptional customer service, Thermal-Flex Systems continues to be a trusted partner in delivering reliable and efficient electric heaters for diverse industrial and commercial heating needs.

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