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How does Ohmic Array Technology work?

Graphite electrodes and electronic controls allow the water to heat itself.

Heatworks has reinvented the way the world heats water.

For over 100 years, electric liquid heating devices have been designed with one fundamental flaw: all use metal  resistive heating elements to heat the liquid. This occurs by passing electrical currents through them; the heat is  then transferred to the liquid. Not only does this take a long time, but it also produces thermal “lead” and “lag” issues and does not allow for accurate temperature control. Since the heating element must get very hot in some cases, up to 800° F, corrosion and scale also form on the surface of the element. Over time, “hot spots” develop, and the elements fail.

We use the liquid as the heating element.

Instead of resistive heating elements, our patented technology uses the liquid as the electrical resistor. How?

Using graphite electrodes and electronic controls, we pass controlled electric currents through the liquid. This transfer converts electrical energy into thermal energy, creating instant and efficient heating.

How does Ohmic Array Technology work?

Nothing in our units gets hotter than the desired temperature, resulting in zero scaling and corrosion over time, even in  hard or soft water. And in water heaters, since we use the water as the heating element, the hot water that comes from our units is purer than water from all other water heaters available today.

There are many benefits of using Ohmic Array Technology.

PROBLEM #1 SURFACE BOILING

Electric heating elements reach temperatures of 800° F, causing dissolved solids to fuse to the surface. This produces scale. 

USING OHMIC ARRAY TECHNOLOGY

Because there are no heating elements, surface boiling, scaling, hot spots and dry fires are eliminated. So is equipment maintenance and downtime. Water tastes better.

PROBLEM #2 TEMPERATURE CONTROL

Metal heating elements require time to heat up and cool off, rendering instant, repeatable, and precise temperature control impossible.

USING OHMIC ARRAY TECHNOLOGY

We can quickly and consistently produce hot water within the range of 100° to 211° F at continuous or fluctuating flow rates. This delivers outstanding performance in every consumer or industrial application.

PROBLEM #3 ENERGY EFFICIENCY LOSS

A recent study found that over time, scale deposits can reduce the energy efficiency of water heating elements by up to 50%.

USING OHMIC ARRAY TECHNOLOGY

Ohmic Array Technology heats water with 99% energy efficiency over the life of the product. This means products use less energy and water. Customers save money and time. The planet stays greener.