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How We Protect People, Processes and Assets

As the inventor of self-regulating heat tracing technology, we provide pipe freeze protection, process temperature maintenance and comfort heating. RAYCHEM solutions improve utilization, lower installation and maintenance costs, and minimize downtime. 

How We Protect People, Processes and Assets

As the inventor of self-regulating heat tracing technology, we provide pipe freeze protection, process temperature maintenance and comfort heating. RAYCHEM solutions improve utilization, lower installation and maintenance costs, and minimize downtime. 

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Heat Tracing Solutions

For a wide range of industrial, commercial and residential applications.


History of RAYCHEM

  • 1957: RAYCHEM founded

    By Paul Cook, James B. Meikle and Richard W. Muchmore.

  • 1969: Acquisition of Chemelex

    RAYCHEM acquires Chemelex and develops Auto-Trace, the first polymeric self-regulating heating cable for industrial use.

  • 1973: Innovative technology

    RAYCHEM produces the world’s first self-regulating electric heat trace cable.

  • 2008: Production milestone

    1 billion feet of RAYCHEM self-regulating cable produced.

  • 2012: A new home

    RAYCHEM becomes a Pentair brand

  • 2018: Opportunity to spark innovation

    RAYCHEM becomes part of nVent and continues to set the standard in complete heat trace systems around the world.

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