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Maintenance

The National Electrical Code (NEC) is a national standard authored and published by the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA 70).  This standard is adopted as regulation in all 50 states and is the benchmark for safe electrical design, installation, and inspection to protect people and property from electrical hazards... Why is this important to any industrial or baking environment?  With the new labeling requirement, bakers will be required (by law/regulation) to have that information on equipment in any jurisdiction where the 2017 Edition of the NEC has been adopted.  

You are considering your application of heating a fluid in your process, and electric impedance pipe heating looks like just the right fit. Logic suggests that you should be aware of codes and recommended practices to round out your review and provide additional education. So where to turn? 

Most heating systems used today have some form of recommended maintenance schedule. Whether it is a complex series of steps that must be done at specific intervals, or simply occasional checking of certain parts, all maintenance schedules have the same basic purpose. 

Impedance pipe heating is one of the most reliable and effective methods to heat pipe and requires little to no maintenance. Because little maintenance is required, we often find that the system is installed and virtually forgotten.