31476Re: Exploding elements
- Aug 12, 2005Hi, Sven. Out of interest, what sort of element is used commercially?
Is it incoloy or just nickel or tin plated?
--- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "Sven Pfitt" <the_gimp98@h...> wrote:
> --- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "Mike Nixon" <mike@s...> wrote:
> > emailbenja wrote:
> > Subject: [Distillers] Re: Exploding elements
> ...snipitty snip....
> > Please treat ALL electrical components near water with great
> respect. Why
> > else are power sockets banned in bathrooms around the world?
> > All the best,
> > Mike N
> Power sockets are not banned in the US in bathrooms(we are still
> uncivilized I reckon). However, the National Electric Code requires
> GFI outlets in kitchens and bathrooms (possibly garages as well).
> GFI is Ground Fault Interrupt. It is an electronic circuit breaker
> which detects current flow in the ground conductor, and hence another
> reason to ground all of your metalic items with electricity applied
> to them.
> I'm working on an ELectric Hot Liquor tank for my brewery and it has
> the third ground wire attached to the SS tank, along with a GFI
> outlet to power the internal heater.
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