Compact Infrared Tube Heater

The unique design features of the Suntube Compact Infrared Tube Heater make it the leading choice of comfort heat in all types of weather.  Constructed of a corrosion resistant all-aluminized steel shell, direct-spark ignition system, mill finish reflector, and a non-exposed flame, the Compact Infrared Tube Heater offers a long life with practically maintenance free operation.  The optional outdoor hood kit allows full operation in unprotected outdoor environments.

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  • CSA International Design Certified to ANSI/CGA Standards
  • Compact size: Fits standard 2 feet x 4 feet ceiling panel grids
  • Low clearances to combustibles
  • Pre-assembled: Just hang and connect
  • Simple chain hanging arrangement
  • Multi-poise mounting: Horizontal to 45°
  • Mirror Brite highly polished reflector for maximum reflectivity
  • Corrosion resistant: All aluminized steel
  • Natural or Propane Gas
  • Positive pressure intermittent blower with pre-purge and post-purge cycles
  • Screened inlet air opening
  • Indoor or outdoor combustion air through wall or roof
  • Vented or unvented exhaust
  • 20 feet maximum linear (straight) length of vented exhaust (One 3-inch elbow = 5 linear feet)
  • Dry operating: no condensation of flue products during steady-state operations

Control Package and Burner

  • 120 VAC – 1 Phase – 60 Hz
  • Factory wired 36-inch long, 3-prong electrical power cordset
  • Replaceable Panel Fuse, 6/10 A – No tools required
  • Burner observation port for flame and ignition
  • 24 VAC – 1 Phase – 60 Hz thermostatic control
  • External terminal board for easy field wiring of thermostat
  • Pre-purge time: 15 seconds. Post-purge time: 120 seconds
  • Direct spark ignition: 100% safety shut-off
  • All controls enclosed in removable control package

Combustion Chamber/Heat Exchanger

  • 2.75” O.D. special serpentine shaped tubing: 15 linear feet equivalent
  • 14 gauge Aluma-Therm steel (aluminized titanium steel), 1.864 pounds per linear foot
  • 0.72 square feet of radiant surface per linear foot
  • Wave formed turbulator for increased efficiency

Minimum Mounting Height
8 feet from floor/ground level.

Minimum Inlet Pressure
Natural Gas: 7 inches WC
LP/Propane: 11 inches WC

Maximum Inlet Pressure
Natural Gas: 10.5 inches WC
LP/Propane: 13 inches WC

3/8 inch MPT Gas Inlet

Electrical Rating
120 VAC – 60 Hz – 1 Phase
Maximum amp. draw: 0.6 amps.

1 year limited warranty on complete heater