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Infinite Energy Regulator Switch , Simmerstat application, infinite heat switch
Simplified structure of an energy regulator; An energy regulator is a control for electric hobs (including ceramic hobs) in order to be able to vary their average power continuously. This is done by the power supply of the respective individual heating resistor is rhythmically switched on and off (pulse duration modulation); this is usually realized with a heated temperature switch. There are seldom designs in which an electronic power controller (for example with vibration packet control) takes on this task.
Energy regulator functionality
A cam connected to the rotary knob provides a preload that presses the two switching contacts together. When the switching contacts are closed, current flows through the heating coil in the energy regulator and heats the bimetal strip, which bends as a result. After a while, the bimetal strip has heated up enough so that the switch contact opens. After a certain cooling time, the bimetal strip bends back and closes the switching contact again. The heating coil now heats up again and after a certain time the switching contact opens again. Depending on the angle of rotation, the preload changes due to the cam. Thus, the duty cycle, ie the time between switched on and off heating coil changes.
The heating coil of the hob, which heats up in the same way, is located parallel to the heating coil in the energy regulator. The heating coil in the energy regulator thus serves as a "temperature model" for the hotplate: Without the need for a cumbersome temperature sensor, this results in a particularly long first warm-up phase when the hotplate is cold, in which the hotplate remains switched on continuously, as the heating coil in the energy regulator must first heat up to working temperature.
Features of the infinite energy regulator / heat switchSimple design with no cams or levers to adjust and no motor to burn out
Automatic compensation of mains voltage fluctuations up to ± 15%
Bimetal works with settings below HI to limit electrical input and lower the temperature
Mechanical bimetal operation
Rotary knob setting 0 - 100% output
Double bar, single throw
(DPST) Snap Action
120 or 240 V (Ac) depending on the model
1,800 & 3,600 watts
Cannot be used with a contactor
Installation instructions of the infinite energy regulator / heat switch:
L1 and L2 represent line connections at the incoming source.
H1 and H2 are the same load terminals that are connected to the load.
"P" stands for the attachment of the indicator light.
Maximum thread torque 12 in / lbs for assembly on the side of the palnut.
Warning of Infinite Energy Regulator Switch / Heat Switch:
Fire hazard. These devices only function as energy controls. Because they are not fail-safe, an approved temperature and pressure or safety controller must be used for safe operation.
Simmerstats is an electrical control device that switches a heating element on and off in a fixed cycle.
Use of Simmerstaten: The control of energy regulators is applied with economy and comfort to an extremely wide range of process heating devices that replace a resistor or a potentiometer.
In devices in which it is inconvenient or impossible to install any type of thermostat, e.g. heating plates, injection molding nozzles, mold models, etc.
For small high temperature ovens and ovens where the cost of temperature control would be too high.
For any heating process in which the temperature is only a function of the power consumption.
To control the rate of temperature change in an oven to reduce the difference or temperature spread allowed by conventional temperature controllers.
To control the furnace entrance to achieve rapid heating without excessive overflow at the operating temperature.
To control the average power of a motor that drives a conveyor belt or a pump, for example, where there is no objection to periodically starting and stopping the motor, e.g. a pump that fills a tank, a motor that drives an automatic stoker, or a belt running through an oven.