Ceramic fan heater TDS 20 C from Trotec

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Ceramic fan heater TDS 20 C

Hot look, convincing features – remarkably well combined

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Whether in a workshop, construction trailer or hall, or during assembly work – when performing mobile heating tasks, the ceramic fan heater TDS 20 C with its both robust and lightweight metal housing painted in signal red can impress with remarkable features.

And since our distinctive logo has been imprinted on the outside of the device, we have also incorporated distinct extras inside, which make all the difference to conventional standard electric heater fans with heating wire technology.

Ceramic fan heater TDS 20 C

For unlike conventional electric heating devices, the TDS 20 C uses an advanced PTC ceramic heating element for heating the air. Advantages of PTC as compared to heating wires: longer lifetime, less sensitive technology, shorter heat-up times, process-related overheating protection – and no burning of dust during heating, which additionally makes this ceramic heater suitable for allergy sufferers.

Thanks to the smoothly running fan and the large heater battery surface, you can benefit from a pleasantly homogeneous, draught-free hot air current – which is, moreover, usually produced in a more silent way. As an additional plus in safety, the integrated ceramic heating element also increases the fan heater's stability.

With its two heating levels that can be set separately, the TDS 20 C can be variably switched to 1.5 kW or 3 kW heating operation and, in combination with its powerful axial fan, provides pleasant warmth in cold rooms.

The desired temperature can be regulated as needed via the integrated infinitely variable thermostat of the TDS 20 C. If required, the fan can also be used in sole fan operation without heating function.

Optional wall and ceiling holder

Practical tip: Instead of positioning it on the floor, you can also flexibly mount the TDS 20 C to a wall or ceiling. For as it leaves the factory, this electric heater is already fitted with two fastening threads mounted to the sides that serve to accommodate the optionally available wall and ceiling holders.

A few practical benefits:

  • Development, design, production: 100 % Trotec
  • Durable ceramic PTC heater battery
  • Multi-stage temperature control with two heating levels plus separate cold air level
  • Integrated thermostat for a constant warm air flow
  • Overheating protection
  • Fan motor with thermal protection
  • Non-condensing warmth without oxygen consumption – ideal for heating interior spaces
  • Robust metal housing in signal red
  • Stable, robust and silent
  • Easy transport and operation

Special features:

  • Fastening preparation for wall and ceiling mounting
  • Controllers recessed for protection
Two heating levels provide a heat output of either 1.5 or 3 kW in thermostat-controlled automatic operation, while the cold air level additionally allows for ventilation without heating.
Multi-stage temperature control with two heating levels
Faster and more even heat with ceramic fan heaters

Faster air heating – more uniform room temperature

Trotec’s fan heaters with PTC ceramic heating elements (A) not only differ from conventional heating coil technology (B) in terms of their shorter heat-up times. There are also process-related differences in the response behaviour of the heating elements.

Although both devices maintain the preselected target temperature (orange) by means of thermostat control using a two-position controller, the respective temperature adaptation takes place significantly more slowly and with greater deviations from the desired target temperature in case of devices with heating coils. The reason for this is the different conductivity behaviour of the heating elements:

if current flows through the heating coils, the coils will always have the same temperature once they have heated up. For controlling the desired room temperature, the power supply is first interrupted, making the coil cool down, and then re-activated by the thermostat so that the coil heats up again completely before it is switched off again when the set target temperature is reached.

This "on/off process" causes significantly greater temperature fluctuations than with ceramic heating elements, for the material of the latter provides an integrated temperature self-regulation. The hotter PTCs get, the higher is their electrical resistivity, resulting in less current flowing through the heating element and in a reduced heating capacity, and thus in significantly lower temperature fluctuations and less switch-on and switch-off processes in thermostat-controlled operation.

For this reason, ceramic fan heaters are able to create more even room temperatures for temperature-sensitive manufacturing processes as well as a pleasant working climate.

The TDS 20 C is an easy-to-handle, ready-to-plug-in solution for quick, effective indoor heat without burning dust.
Effective, easy-to-handle heating solution
Compact, lightweight construction with a low centre of gravity ensuring optimum stability – plus simple transport thanks to the thermally insulated carrying handle.
Compact and stable
The high-performance axial fan with its robust metal construction distributes pleasant warmth in cold rooms.
Powerful, robust axial fan


TDS 20 C Ceramic Fan Heater show in Trotec online shop

TDS 20 C Ceramic Fan Heater

The optimum ceramic solution, which can be used anywhere, is the mobile ceramic fan heater TDS 20 C. With a maximum heat output of 3 kW, the red heater distributes its heat evenly and quickly in workshops, construction containers or working halls.

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55.13 £ 27.55 £ incl. VAT
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Technical data
General information
  Article number 1.410.000.092
Heating capacity
  Stage 1 [kW] 0
  Stage 2 [kW] 2
  Stage 3 [kW] 3
Amount of air
  Stage Max. [m³/h] 180
Temperature increase
  in [°C] 156
Operating range
  Min. temperature [°C] -15
  Max. temperature [°C] 25
  Number of fan stages 1
Electrical values
  Mains connection 220 - 240 V/50 Hz
  Nominal current consumption [A] 13
  Recommended fusing [A] 16
  Power input [kW] 3
Electric connection
  Connection plug CEE 7/7
  Cable length [m] 1.3
Sound values
  Distance 1 m [dB(A)] 55
Safety feature
  IP type of protection IP20
Hose connector
  Hose connection
  Length (packaging excluded) [mm] 200
  Width (packaging excluded) [mm] 200
  Height (packaging excluded) [mm] 250
  (packaging excluded) [kg] 3
Equipment, features and functions
  Fan function
  Temperature control with two heating levels
  Ceiling holder
  Wall holder TDS 10/20/30
  Carry/transport handle(s)
  Plastic wheels
  Rubber-tyred metal wheels

 standard equipment

 optionally available

 not available


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