Micathermic heater

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A micathermic heater is a type of space heater in which the heating element is covered in thin sheets of mica. Micathermic heaters produce both convection heat and radiant heat,[1][2] and are usually thinner than other types of heaters.[3] The 1500 watt SoleusAir 360 Micathermic Heater was recalled in 2008 due to it being a fire hazard.[4]


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  3. ^ Doug Aamoth. "Micathermic Heaters: Do they work well?". 3 October 2009. TechCrunch. Retrieved 13 May 2011.
  4. ^ "QVC Recalls Space Heaters Due to Fire Hazard". United States Consumer Product Safety Commission. Retrieved 10 November 2018.