The Global Electric Trace Heating Market size is expected to grow USD 6.38 billion by the end of 2028, at a CAGR of 5.0%. The major factors driving the growth are increased demand for heat tracing solutions in various industries and the rising need for electric energy efficiency across various sectors.
Electric trace heating is a type of heat tracing in which electric current flows through an electrically resistive material to generate heat. Electric currents are carried from the source, such as an electrical substation or power plant terminal station, along insulated wires that supply voltage and direct it into specific areas where electricity is needed. The components can be either self-regulating (where the resistance of thermopile varies with temperature) or constant wattage (where wire diameter remains unchanged). This system provides an even distribution of heated air over a wider area than conventional methods like steam pipes.
On the basis of Type, the market is segmented into Self-Regulating, Constant Wattage, Mineral Insulated, Series Resistance & Skin Tracing.
Self-regulating Electric Trace Heating is the most commonly utilized type of electric trace heating. It can be used for a wide range of applications where the Series Resistance & Skin Tracing ones cannot, which makes them more popularly demanded. The self-regulating electric trace heaters have better insulation properties than others and thus provide higher reliability levels to customers.
An advantage that these types have is their ability to regulate power based on operating temperatures by automatically turning off if there's an overload or high resistance and turn back on once it falls below the required values without any manual operation needed. Their robust design also provides maximum safety in cases of damage since this does not lead to fires or explosions like other electrical devices might do due to improper handling, overloading, etc.
Constant wattage Electric Trace heating is made up of a series of parallel thermopiles that are arranged in an electrical circuit. Constant wattage electric trace heaters operate at the same power all times irrespective of temperature changes, thus providing constant damping to any process involving fluid flow or motion. This type can also be connected to other circuits like PLC and HMI through low voltage wires.
A type of electric resistive heaters that has a heater element made of mineral insulation which is resistant to high temperature. The power supply provides the required voltage for electricity flow where it heats up when current passes through and then transfers the heat energy into an insulated conductor wire (usually copper). To increase efficiency, they are designed with multiple layers of insulation like a vacuum, ceramic, or quartz glass. They produce more even distributions than other types and are thus extensively used in applications such as the petrochemical industry, metal processing, etc.
Series resistance does not have control over current in skin tracing systems which makes them more difficult for use as well as maintenance purposes. A heater's performance decreases with increased distance due to this reason. These types are cheaper than self-regulating ones but they are not as accurate in temperature control.
On the basis of Application, the market is segmented into Petrochemical Industry, Electric Industry, Food & Beverage industry, Pharmaceuticals, and Chemical Industries. Self-regulating electric trace heating is mostly used in petrochemicals because of its capability to withstand high temperatures without damaging the heater.
The Market for Electric Trace Heating is expected to witness a steady growth in the forecast period owing to rising demand from countries such as China and India in coming years. Petrochemicals are used extensively by industries like Chemicals Manufacturing & Pharmaceuticals; hence, there exists an increased need for electric trace heating technology that can withstand high-temperature levels and corrosive environments. Electric trace heating solutions have been widely adopted globally due to their ability to create uniform heat distribution on equipment surfaces without leaking water or steam.
On the basis of Region, the market is segmented into North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Middle East & Africa. Due to the high adoption of electric trace heating in the Petrochemical industry in countries such as China and India where the industry is at an early stage of development; there exists a substantial growth opportunity for the Electric Trace Heating market globally.
China is expected to account for more than 35% share by 2028. The country has been investing heavily into this technology due to its ability to withstand harsh conditions without damaging surface equipment or materials with which it comes into contact. Countries like Germany have started adopting electric trace heating systems owing to their energy efficiency that reduces dependence on fossil fuels.
Up Market Research published a new report titled “Electric Trace Heating Market research report which is segmented by Types (Self-Regulating, Constant Wattage, Mineral Insulated, Series Resistance & Skin Tracing), By Applications (Petrochemical Industry, Electric Industry, Food Industry, Pharmaceutical Industry, Chemical Industry, Others), By Players/Companies Special Systems And Technologies(SST), Thermon, Bartec, Eltherm, Heat Trace, Chromalox, Urecon, BriskHeat, Supermec, Emerson, Pentair, Anhui Huanrui Heating Manufacturing”.
|Report Attributes||Report Details|
|Report Title||Electric Trace Heating Market Research Report|
|By Type||Self-Regulating, Constant Wattage, Mineral Insulated, Series Resistance & Skin Tracing|
|By Application||Petrochemical Industry, Electric Industry, Food Industry, Pharmaceutical Industry, Chemical Industry, Others|
|By Companies||Special Systems And Technologies(SST), Thermon, Bartec, Eltherm, Heat Trace, Chromalox, Urecon, BriskHeat, Supermec, Emerson, Pentair, Anhui Huanrui Heating Manufacturing|
|Regions Covered||North America, Europe, APAC, Latin America, MEA|
|Historical Year||2018 to 2019 (Data from 2010 can be provided as per availability)|
|Number of Pages||241|
|Number of Tables & Figures||169|
|Customization Available||Yes, the report can be customized as per your need.|
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The market is segmented by Type Self-Regulating, Constant Wattage, Mineral Insulated, Series Resistance & Skin Tracing and By Application Petrochemical Industry, Electric Industry, Food Industry, Pharmaceutical Industry, Chemical Industry, Others.
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Based on region, the market is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa (MEA). North America region is further bifurcated into countries such as U.S., and Canada. The Europe region is further categorized into U.K., France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe. Asia Pacific is further segmented into China, Japan, South Korea, India, Australia, South East Asia, and Rest of Asia Pacific. Latin America region is further segmented into Brazil, Mexico, and Rest of Latin America, and the MEA region is further divided into GCC, Turkey, South Africa, and Rest of MEA.
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