32490Re: Caring for internal elements
- Dec 4, 2008
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "abbababbaccc" <abbababbaccc@...> wrote:
> That's right. Either 1000W without insulation or that 625W element
> and good insulation. People have used cheap sleeping pads made of
> foam quite succesfully, cut to fit and duct tape together. Another
> good option is floor insulation foam that is used with floor heating
> systems - it tolerates reasonable amount of heat and insulates quite
> well. Rockwool is also efficient but PITA to work with. Then we have
> self adhesive materials used for sound suppression and the list goes
> on - go to your local HW store or cheap mart and start looking around.
> Cheers, Riku
Cheapest ($5-$10) and most successful solution for small boilers is a windshield sun protector. Wrap it around & tape in place. It reflects all the heat back into the boiler.
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