Flexible Heating Elements

Methode's MDC division designed an environmentally friendly flexible carbon-fiber heating element as an alternative to flat, flexible heater products. Used in a wide variety of applications and customer end products, our innovative heating elements are made of stranded carbon fiber and terminated by Methode's patented Sonicrimp® technology. Our technology gives customers a higher efficiency solution for a variety of applications. The carbon-fiber heater elements can be customized to fit customer's unique specifications and are utilized in the following applications:

  • Portable food warming ovens
  • Catering warming ovens
  • Picture/space heaters


DurableMDC's flexible heating elements are not susceptible to increased resistance or cracked traces when subjected to repetitive flexes or stringent, crease-bending specifications.

Flexible Low Power Supply OptionsOur innovative, flexible carbon-fiber heater can be powered by either AC or DC power.

Environmentally FriendlyUsed for precise and reliable electrical termination, Methode's patented Sonicrimp® technology eliminates the need for solder, lead or etched copper elements.

Technical Library

MDC Thermal Pad Data Sheet

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MDC Mesh Heater Data Sheet

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MDC Foil Heater Solutions Data Sheet

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