FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
If you aren’t sure what size heater will meet your needs, access our BTU calculator to provide a guideline of how much heat you will require OR give us a call to discuss your application.
Our units use a friction disc assembly bathed in a closed loop oil system. The disc agitates the oil and creates heat. 60% of our generated heat comes from this source, while the rest is drawn off the operation of the diesel engine and exhaust piping within the unit. We have brushless, sparkless alternators, murphy controls, double containment and positive air shutoff in place to ensure safe operation of our equipment, with efficiency ratings between 90%-94%. Our units are authorized to be in operation up to 7 meters to the wellhead.
Artic Therm flameless heaters provide economical fuel dollars/BTU. All of our fuel consumption rates are on our spec sheets for the model you’re looking for. These ratings are based on maximum RPM running of the unit.The fuel tank capacities are also listed so you can estimate how frequently you should be fueling up your unit. All of our heaters use #2 diesel.
Our head office is in Morinville, AB, north of Edmonton. We have various service centers throughout Western Canada. Our customers range from British Columbia to Manitoba, including the Northwest Territories. If you require services or equipment in remote locations outside of these areas, give us a call to discuss feasibility and logistics to your site.