Electric Tube Heaters are used for background heat. That means that these low power tube heaters can be installed in your walk-in cupboards or attics to keep the frost away in winter. These slimline electric tube heaters are often used in small boxed off rooms like cupboards and even sellers where the central heating does not reach.
Tube heaters comes in various lengths, and commonly give about 60W of heating power per foot of tube heater. Most of our range of tube heaters come in various lengths for your convenience, between 1ft to 6 ft. this gives you the freedom to install them wherever you need like your shed or conservatory.
Due to the low power usage, tube heaters make great heating appliances for your outdoor activities. You can use them in your caravan or mobile home for energy saving heat when you are outdoors. Our range of tube heaters are also rated IPX4 or better, so you can safely use them in your bathroom.
Most of our tube heaters are shipped with a 1,5m cable with plug which makes them very easy to install using the brackets that fit on the wall or floor. If you would like to network multiple tube heaters in your shop window or greenhouse then we also have the optional interlinking kit (TTHLK) in our catalog.
When planning your heating in your home or work place, use our heating calculator to confirm how much heat you need to heat the space or area. Tube heaters are an excellent choice to supplement your current central heating or electrical heating in you home. Central heating is fantastic yet does not always reach the storage spaces in our homes like attics or sellers. That is where a cost-effective tube heater will help you keep the frost and damp away from your belongings and furniture.
Tube heaters are a type of electric heating device that is mainly used for background heating. Because of their compact form and low heat output, they’re perfect for walk-in cupboards and attics in your house. They’re also used for industrial heating because of their affordability, versatility, and low-cost operation. Other places where you’ll find tube heaters are inside garages, storage rooms, bike sheds, and greenhouses.
The best way to find the appropriate size of tube heater for your space is by checking the wattage rating. It’s best to purchase something that will provide enough heat for your needs. For smaller spaces such as attics and cellars, tube heaters between 40 to 120 watts will suffice. For bigger spaces, you might want to purchase something that has a rating of around 200 watts and above.
Remember, tube heaters aren’t designed to heat an entire room - they’re supposed to supplement your current central heating or electric heaters for spots where their heat doesn’t reach.
Tube heaters have simple internal workings and are also easy to operate. They work using electricity much like how a light bulb works. Tube heaters then convert electricity into heat and dissipate it using their tubular bodies typically made from hot-rolled steel. This material is excellent in providing heat to your place without getting rust or damaged easily
Data from the UK’s Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Energy shows that the country spends 15.14 pence per kWh. This data was collected from October to December 2021. If you purchase a tube heater with a power rating of 80w and run it 24/7, you’ll only be incurring costs of around £106.17 per year.
Should you decide to get one that has a power rating of 240 watts to be used in larger spaces, you’ll only add around £318.52 annually to your electric bill while running it 24/7.
If you’re looking for something to supplement your current heating systems such as central heating or electric radiators, then, yes, tube heaters are the perfect addition to your home or office space. They’re also excellent for places where radiators can’t reach such as attics and greenhouses. You can also install them easily and they typically come with safety brackets and a 1.5-metre cable with a plug.
Yes, you definitely can, as long as they come with an IP rating. This ensures that the tube heater you’re about to purchase has some level of waterproofing to protect them from accidental water sprays inside your bathroom. After all, there might be times when water might be present and hit your tube heater. QBIC’s range of tube heaters all come with an IP rating of IPX4 or better.
They can also help make certain spots in your bathroom warmer which is very much welcome during colder winter nights.