WXS Series Explosion-Proof Gas Catalytic Heater

Brand: Thermon Cata-Dyne™

The Cata‑Dyne™ WXS Series "Slim Line" explosion-proof catalytic heater is everything our WX Series heater has become renowned for with the added feature of a more compact 1 ½”(38 mm) thick stainless steel cabinet.

This design versatility allows it to be used in both traditional installations and in compact enclosures for valves, regulators and instrumentation.
  • Now available in new 8" and 12" round heater sizes
  • These units are designed to run on either clean natural gas or propane
  • All standard Cata‑Dyne™ accessories can be used with the Slim Line models
  • 1 ½”(38 mm) thinner than the standard Cata‑Dyne™ heater
  • Equipped with universal mounting brackets, the heater can easily be mounted into existing facilities or enclosures
  • Heater boxes are constructed of 300 series stainless steel for maximum corrosion protection
  • Units are fitted with standard 3/8" NPT gas connections
  • No power is needed to operate the heaters or their controls once the heater has started and the catalytic reaction has been established
  • Our QuikSTART heater technology reaches the catalytic threshold faster bringing the heater to full operating temperature in half the time
  • Our explosion-proof catalytic technology is the most efficient in the industrial heating market
  • Heater contains no moving parts and is designed to operate indefinitely when supplied with air and clean fuel
  • Internal heater components such as our proprietary catalyst pad and preheat Caloritech™ tubular element are manufactured in-house


Heater Size

  • 8” Round
  • 12” Round


  • Natural Gas
  • Propane


  • Universal Mounting Bracket

Enclosure, Body Material

  • 300 Series Stainless Steel

NPT Connection

  • 3/8” NPT Gas Connection

Agency Approvals

  • FM Class I, Div. 1, Group D

Slim Line heaters are used in many different applications that involve spot or space heating where hazardous materials may be present.

These include:
  • Comfort heating for industrial buildings and installations
  • Freeze protection for equipment or components

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