Most of the temperate countries use different heated radiators since olden days. Due to the cool climates over there the things gets cooled easily. Definitely it is a bad case where things become cool when the air we breathe is cool and everything turns cool. This worst case scenario made it necessary for developing the room heaters to keep the surroundings warm and the radiator heaters came into action since 1800s. Different radiator heating evolved till date where some of them use steam as the source of heat energy while others are designed to use electricity as source of heat energy.
Different versions of heat radiators
Steam versions – The oldest cast-iron type of radiator heaters work efficiently and also serves for longer periods. They occupy large space in the room and are freely standing type. Baseboard type of steam radiators resemble electric baseboard radiators except for the source of heat is the steam. The modern steam types are ceramic systems which are desired versions these days.
Electric versions – the electric type of radiators use electricity as the source of heat. The heat transfer oil filled in the metal reservoir of the core has high boiling points and heat capacities that allows the device to emit high amounts of heat to the surroundings without evaporation. The heating element provided with the system is plugged to the power supply thus the oil gets heated up and spreads the warmth all over.
Towel Radiators – Heated radiator towels which are once the luxury bathroom accessories are no longer considered luxury now. These are used to heat the towels before and after they are used. They serve for various purposes like removing any unwanted smells from it and removing moisture from the towels and drying them out.Different styles of towel warmers are available with varying sizes in these modern days. Ranging from 200mm wide radiators to 1700mm high radiators are available in the online as well as offline markets with straight (ladder) and curved type of designs made up of stainless steel or aluminium.