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Types of Oil Radiators: A Technical Guide to Choosing the Right One

Heating system for your home oil radiators are a popular and cost-effective option. They work by using oil to transfer heat from the heating element to the air providing a steady and even source of warmth. There are many different models of oil radiators available it can be difficult to know/choose which one is for you. I I will take a closer look at the different types of oil radiators and their technical specifications to help you make an informed decision in this content.

Free Standing Oil Radiators

Free standing oil radiators are the most common type of oil radiator and are typically designed to be portable. They are filled with oil and use a heating element to warm up the oil which then heats the air around. These radiators typically range in wattage from 500-2500 watts even 3000 watts and can heat a room of around 50-250 square feet (5 to 20 m2) depending on their wattage. They also come in various sizes, from small portable ones to larger, more permanent fixtures. Free standing oil radiators are relatively inexpensive, making them a popular choice for many households.

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Wall Mounted Oil Radiators

Wall mounted oil radiators are designed to be mounted on the wall makes them a more permanent fixture in your home like design wise. They are also filled with oil and use a heating element to heat up the oil which then heats the air around it. These radiators typically range in wattage from 500-2500 watts, and can heat a room of around 50-250 square feet depending on the wattage. Wall mounted oil radiators are a good option if you are short on floor space as they take up less room/space than free standing oil radiators in likewise.

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 Traditional Oil Radiators

Traditional oil radiators are similar to free standing and wall mounted oil radiators. They are filled with oil and use a heating element to warm up the oil which then heats the air around . These radiators typically range in wattage from 500-2500 even 3000 watts, and can heat a room of around 50-250 square feet or 5-20 square metre depending on the wattage. They also come in various sizes from small portable ones to larger more permanent fixtures (some models fits both wall and portable). Traditional oil radiators are relatively inexpensive making them a popular choice for many households.

 Column Oil Radiators

Column oil radiators are similar to traditional oil radiators, but they have multiple columns filled with oil and a heating element that runs through the middle of the columns. This design makes them more efficient than traditional oil radiator as they can distribute heat more evenly throughout the room. These radiators typically range in wattage from 500-300 watts and can heat a room of around 5 to 20 square meters or 50-250 square feet depending on the wattage. Design wise they are also more pleasing looking than traditional oil radiators and can come in a variety of shapes, sizes.

 Fan-Assisted Oil Radiators

Fan-assisted oil radiators work in a similar way to traditional oil radiators but they have a built-in fan that helps to distribute heat more quickly and evenly throughout the room. These radiators typically range in wattage from 1000-3000 watts, and can heat a room of around 10 to 30 square metere or 100-300 square feet depends on the watt. They are more efficient than traditional oil radiators and can heat up a room more quickly. They are also relatively quiet (however most of the oil radiators are quite) making them a good choice for bedrooms and other quiet areas.

Panel Oil Radiator

Panel convection heaters work in a similar way to panel oil radiators, but they use a different heating element to generate heat. They are more efficient than traditional oil radiators and can heat up a room more quickly. They are also relatively lightweight and easy to move around. However, they can be more expensive than other types of oil radiators, and they may not be as durable as traditional oil radiators.

 

As you can see there are several types of oil radiators available on the market each with their own specifications. You might be lookig a beautiful one or economic one or both together. Traditional oil radiators are mostly categorised like column oil radiators, fan-assisted oil radiators, panel oil radiators, halogen oil radiators, and panel convection heaters. It’s important when choosing an oil radiator to consider the size of the room you want to heat, your budget and your heating needs. By considering these factors you can choose the right type of oil radiator for your home. Well check them on our website.

 

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