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1. (WO2018106462) SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR HEATING EQUIPMENT IN HAZARDOUS ENVIRONMENTS

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/106462    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/063241
Publication Date: Fri Jun 15 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Tue Nov 28 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: F16L 53/00
F17D 1/18
G05D 23/24
H02H 5/04
H05B 3/54
H05B 3/12
H05B 3/36
Applicants: TECH DESIGN LLC
Inventors: IRGENS, O. Stephan
Title: SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR HEATING EQUIPMENT IN HAZARDOUS ENVIRONMENTS
Abstract:
A system for heating equipment in a hazardous environment is provided. The system includes a control system configured to receive power from a power source, a heating pad configured to heat the equipment, the heating pad including at least one heating element, wherein the at least one heating element is a flexible semi-conductive self-regulating heating element, at least one thermal insulation layer positioned on one side of the at least one heating element, and a protective cover, wherein the at least one heating element and the at least one thermal insulation layer are sealed within the protective cover, and a power cable coupling the control system to the heating pad.