Q:"How much heat does this 24 volt heater produce? Our company operates large construction vehicles in colder climates. The vehicle heaters do not product enough heat to keep our employees comfortable. Thanks. Tom."
Answer: The 24 volt model of the Roadworthy Back Seat Heater would meet your needs. as it generates over 2100 BTU's of heat when it is operating. It hard-wires to the battery. The Back Seat Heater has an on-off switch, a heat control, a heat with fan or fan only modes. The vehicle engine MUST run in order to use the heater and fan. Wattage consumed is 600 watts.
Powered by the vehicle's battery, this truck heater is easily installed in different locations within the vehicle. The outer housing stays cool during use. An ignition block allows truck heater operation only when the engine is running. Unique cell design: 100% efficient heat transfer to room air.
Roadworthy Heaters are assembled in the USA.
Notes to Remember about Roadworthy Back Seat Heaters:
- Not intended as primary heat source. Air output is 20° to 30° warmer than air input.
- Alternator must produce 45 to 40 amps for enough power to operate heater.
- Mount low, along floor, under elevated seats, on wheelwells, or on the floor.
- Start vehicle before turning on heater. Operate heater and fan ONLY if engine is running.
- Installation required. Included: wire, optional dash mounted switch and universal mounting bracket.
Roadworthy Back Seat Heat Model 4000 (24 Volt Only) Specifications:
- Patent #4,9000,898 and 323,553
- Voltage: 24V DC
- Current: 25 amp @24 VDC
- Power consumption: 600W, 2100 BTUs
- High temperature cut-out recycling limit switch
- Wire harness length: 20 ft
- Universal mounting bracket
- Auxiliary control: optional dashboard on/off switch
- Controls: off, fan only, heat
- Adjustable thermostat
- Fan rating: 102 CFM
- Assembled in USA
- Warranty: 2 years
- Dimensions: 5.25 in x 7.25 in x 8.25 in
- Weight: approx. 6 lbs
- Made in USA by Family Safety Products
Thanks for your question.