Case Studies

Given the fact that a technical productdatasheet gives merely a static image , we would also like to give you a clearer view on the application possibilities via our realized projects. You will notice that our solutions are operative in numerous sectors and for a variety of projects. Couldn’t find a project similar to yours? Don’t hesitate to contact us and we will certainly be able to work out a solution for you.

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Driveway heating private residence

To keep the entrance of this private residence accessible during winter time, we installed 4 heated drive lanes.

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Driveway heating private practice doctor

At a doctors private practice, the driveway has been traced with ramp heating

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Heating ramp for 3 parking levels

4 drive lanes had to be placed on the ramp for 3 parking levels.

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Ramp heating

Ramp heating projects are always calculated according to the technical aspects of the project and the specific needs of the customer

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Heating in lanes

For this driveway we worked with 2 heated lanes. 5,2kW per lane has been installed.

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Heated wheel tracks in asphalt

For a waste management company we have equipped the driveway towards the weighbridge with MI heating cable.

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Heat tracing of a bunker

Heat tracing of a bunker with the purpose of keeping it frost-free.

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Frost protection stairways

In order to keep the stairways of subways frost free, our customer installed electrical heating cables.

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Rampheating hospital in Ieper

To keep the connection in slope between the parking and hospital entrance snow- and ice free, the DIRAC Industries outdoor floor heating system was selected.

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Rampheating AZ Sint-Jan Brugge

When a project was started to renew the existing driveway, there was also decided to keep it snow- and icefree by means of electrical outdoor floorheating.

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Pipe tracing in a cogeneration plant

Tracing of pipelines in a cogeneration plant. The pipelines have to be kept frost-free and the cable must be able to withstand temperatures of more than 450°C.

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Parking garage Town Square St.-Niklaas

Heating of the ramp of a parking garage on the town square of Sint-Niklaas. To prevent cars from slipping down the slope in wintertime, this ramp has been heat-traced.

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MI tracing on Denox installation

The mineral insulated heating cable is fixed with straps and covered with aluminium for a good dissipation of the heat and a good support of the insulation.

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Court of justice in Antwerp

To prevent cars from slipping down the ramps of this parking garage, we used SiPCP heating cable which was attaced to chicken wire and the casted in the concreet ramp.

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Heated table for drying of glue

For a producer of insulating material, there was a need for heating in his production process to optimize the attachment process of a foil to the insulation.

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Tracing biodiesel reactor

In the production of biodiesel, the temperature of the pipes and the reactor must be carefully controlled.

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IR thermography of driveway

DIRAC Industries also specializes in detecting and repairing defect driveway heating systems. This is done by means of IR thermography.

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Tracing transport medical waste

To sterilize medical waste, this transport system has been equiped with electrical heating.

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Tracing sterilization tank

To sterilize collected biological contaminated hospital waste, a sterilization tank is used.

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Tracing pipeline on a barge

For the tracing of pipelines in ATEX T4 zone, we have installed selfregulating heating cable SRME.

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Tracing piping Botlek

For the tracing on a pipeline between storage tanks in the « Botlek », we applied 6 km of SFM constant wattage cable.

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SMHI tracing on boiler at an incinerator

The project involves the keeping warm of a boiler installation in an incinerator. The system operates at 220°C. All parts are held at 120°C minimum.

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Self-regulating cable on thermal bridges renovation project

For the compensation of thermal bridges in a large-scale renovation project, we applied self-regulating heating cable.

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TraceHeat with silicon heating mats

A duct that has to be kept on a temeprature of 100°C is here heated with silicone heating mats, similar to those used in the tankcontainer sector.

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MI cable in Petrochemie

In the petrochemical industry, MI cable is used in ATEX zone T1 (450°C) to compensate heat losses on piping.

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Tracing with plugs

For a customer in the pharmaceutical sector, we installed tracing with plug connections. The installation can easily be dismounted.

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Tracing of pipelines on a platform in the North Sea

To keep the piping on a platform in the North Sea free of frost, we installed selfregulating tracing ribbon.

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Walkway to ATM and driveway to underground garage snow- and icefree

In order to keep the walk way to an ATM of a bank free from snow and ice, we applied heating cables in a dry-concrete bed under the concrete clincker.

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Laboratory installation for PU foam

In order to keep aluminum plates from a laboratory installation at a temperature of 50°C, we used 8 silicone mats.

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Repair drum for heating Syrup

A manufacture of musli bars needed to warm up syrup to a certain temperature. The original heating in the drum was functional for 10 years before falling out. Buying of a new drum was very expensive, so he chose to repair the original one.

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Protection of plants against frost

To protect plants sensitive to frost, these mats are placed under the roots inside planters.