Patent Number: 6,806,442

Title: Method and apparatus for splicing tubular heater sections

Abstract: An apparatus for splicing a heatable section of a tubular heater to a cold section, the heatable section includes an outer sheath, which has a heating element therein. The cold section includes an outer sheath which has a cold pin therein. The apparatus comprises an enclosure defining a chamber which further defines opposed openings in communication with the chamber. A welding tip extends into the chamber and is capable of melting the cold pin and welding the ends of the heatable and cold sections together.

Inventors: Desloge; George B. (Town & Country, MO)

Assignee: Watlow Electric Manufacturing Company

International Classification: B23K 9/167 (20060101); B23K 009/02 (); B23K 009/12 ()

Expiration Date: 10/19/2021