Platform Heater, Model HDP-55 is constructed of
rugged, 14 gauge, galvanized steel and is designed to warm non-flammable, non
hazardous material contained within metal 55 gallon drums. Read all
"Warnings" before using Model HDP-55.
Model HDP-55 comes equipped with two 750 watt,
fully encased heating elements located within the platform cavity. The top
surface of the platform is elevated three and one half inches above the floor
surface. Comes equipped with a six foot power cord and a special three pin plug.
For 120 volt/1,500 watt operation, use a Hubbell single outlet #5361. For
240 volt/1,500 watt operation, use a Hubbell single outlet #5661. The
power cord is also encased within a heavy duty BX sheath for extra safe
Click photo to view the control box
Typically, two fifty-five gallon metal drums full
of material to be heated are placed upon the heater platform using a drum lifter
or similar device. Energize the heater by setting the three heat switch to
and the infinite control to "Full On". If the platform is already
"HOT", extreme care must be taken when placing the drums to be heated so as
not to cause possible injury to the operator.
Read this warning before operating The Heated Platform For Metal Drums.
The following precautions must be
observed to avoid possible injury or property damage!
Monitor the temperature while
heating your material!
Do not use the Heated Drum Platform
to heat FLAMMABLE MATERIALS. Explosion or fire could result.
The Heated Drum Platform surface is
HOT during operation. Do not use the Heated Drum Platform on or near where
combustible substances can be ignited, resulting in a fire.
Never use the Heated Drum
Platform to heat flammable materials or use in hazardous areas!
To avoid heater failure, do not
allow the heater and/or the controls to become wet or spill materials upon them.
The Heated Drum Platform must be
ELECTRICALLY GROUNDED to avoid the possibility of electrical shock to the
operator. Never alter or remove the special high ampere, three pin,
electrically grounded plug supplied as an integral part of the heater.
The USER must determine the
suitability of the Heated Drum Platform for the intended heating application.
DO NOT LEAVE the Heated Drum Platform UNATTENDED during the heating cycle.
Disconnect the heater from the wall receptacle when it is not in use.
The Heated Drum Platform is for
INDOOR USE ONLY.
Make sure that the container is
fully seated upon the platform in order to ensure even heating.
Vent the container while heating or
it may explode.
DO NOT use drain spouts or valves on
drums or pails that can fail at elevated temperatures, causing leaks, loss of
material and/or possible personal injury to the operator.
Never use the Heated Drum
Platform to heat material contained within plastic or plastic lined drums or
NEVER use a Heated Drum Platform
inside or adjacent to HEAVY AIRBORNE DUST LOCATIONS such as grain elevators,
grain silos, hay storage areas, etc...
Know how applied heat will affect
your material before using the Heated Drum Platform. If you are not sure
how to heat your material, do not use the Heated Drum Platform until you are
informed as to how the application of heat will affect your material.
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