Pump Heating

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The Limpet Heating Company Ltd

Innovative Process Heating Solutions for Industry

Pump Heating

Using Limpet Heaters to Keep Pumps from Viscous Blockages

There are numerous types of pumps used in industrial applications.  Limpet can cater for almost every type of pump that requires heat to prevent cool down of product during stationary batching cycles.

Where other technologies may struggle to impart heat or have reduced lifecycle due to deterioration or burn out, Limpet heaters provide accurate temperature control where it is needed by using custom designed, profiled aluminium adaptor blocks that fit snugly to the pump and provide a heat reservoir. 

Pumps can be heated using several different types of Limpet:

A Limpet heating system fitted to a centrifugal pump. Note the duplex adaptor block that is used to transmit heat into the rotary section of the pump.

Pumps that can be heated by Limpets

Some of the pumps that can be heated by Limpets include progressive cavity, lobe, centrifugal, gear, piston, diaphragm, screw, peristaltic and vane pumps.  We are also able to heat submersible pumps to a depth of up to 3 metres (with our IP68 rated MicroLimpet or BetaLimpet). 

Example of a pump heater application:

Centrifugal pump with two OmegaLimpet heaters


  • Compact, economic, cost saving, clean heating.

  • Two robust IP67 stainless steel heater cases and four custom-made aluminium 'omega' adaptor blocks. 

  • Two OmegaLimpets operating at 70°C.

The Limpet Heating Story

  • The pump was constantly breaking down during cold weather, causing a line stoppage and the need to completely dismantle the pump. 

  • The two OmegaLimpets were custom designed to fit around the flanges and a heater plate was also fabricated to fit onto the face of the centrifugal pump. 

  • The installation was then covered in an insulated jacket and has never since become blocked in over 18 months of continuous use. 

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The Limpet Heating Company Limited

Registered Office: 9 Thorne Road, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN1 2HJ, United Kingdom

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