Cartridge Heaters

We have a vast range of quality cartridge heaters which includes heating mould tools, Tooling, Platens, Packaging Machinery, Heat Sealing Equipment, Plastic Process Machinery, Food Process Machinery and much more. We design and manufacture cartridge heaters to satisfy the full spectrum of cartridge heater applications and to our customer’s requirements. It is important to choose the correct construction heater to suit your application.


The “Max K” cartridge heater is designed to withstand ever demanding requirements. Our high-density compaction process ensures maximum reliability under adverse operating conditions. Its swaged construction provides the highest possible heat transfer rates and watts density. It is resistant to impact and vibration applications and we also have the option to make with a variety of seals to suit your requirements. Recommended for temperatures up to 750°C! All of our Max K cartridge heaters are available with a built-in Thermocouple Type J or K.

Sheath Material S/S 304
Spirals Nickel – Chrome
Insulation Magnesium Oxide Powder
Voltage Supply any voltage up to a maximum of 480V
Maximum Temperature 750 °C
Resistance Tolerance +10% – 5%
Wattage Tolerance +5% – 10% (closer tolerances are available upon special request)
Terminations See additional pages

How Does it Work?

Cartridge Heater Element | Elmatic

Dimensional Options

Ø 6mm 6.5mm ¼” 8mm 5/16″ 10mm 3/8″ 12mm 12.5mm ½” 14mm 15mm 9/16″ 16mm 5/8″ 18mm 20mm ¾” 25mm 1″ 1 1/4″
Min. Length

There are many lead options available online which include glass fibre leads, silicon rubber leads, PTFE leads, ceramic beaded leads and more. Please advise us of the type of leads you prefer and if you would like some assistance or advice on the correct lead to use, do not hesitate to ask. When ordering our ceramic cartridge heaters, please specify the following information:

  • Type of Cartridge Heater ( please refer to Termination Options ).
  • Ø of Cartridge Heater.
  • Overall length for a straight Cartridge Heaters.
  • Inserted length for Cartridge Heaters with a 90º exit. ( allow a 13mm cold section ).
  • Wattage & Voltage
  • Lead type ( glass fibre / PTFE ) & lead length.

For more information regarding our cartridge heaters, email and we will respond to your message as soon as possible. Needless to say, that Elmatic are the leading manufacturers of quality industrial and electric heating elements.

Enquiry Form

Please download and complete the Drawing Template and send to for your quotation.


Delivery & Enquiries

Most items are available for delivery in 10 to 15 working days. However, we do offer additional emergency services for customers who are in a breakdown situation. This includes a 48hr services on Mica products, Cartridge Heaters and Ceramic Knuckle Heaters. For all enquires please contact a member of our sales team who will be happy to assist.