What is a ribbon heating element?

Answer Ribbon heating elements are flat and flexible pieces of metal used in industrial furnaces where a high level of heat is required. The ribbon-like loop shape gives this component its name and is an ... Read More »

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In a central heating unit why does heating element keep coming on when the heater is not on?

Sounds like the thermostat is set too high so the unit is calling for heat... If the thermostat is set normally then the unit has a fault. Repairing an air conditioning unit is not a Do-It-Yoursel... Read More »

What could cause a hot tub heating element to burn out prematurely?

Couple o' reasons.Little or no water flow,loose terminals,bad thermostat or limit switches..You can usually tellby looking at the conditionof the bad element.It will look melted if it was run dryor... Read More »

What Are the Wires Used in a Heating Element Usually Made Of?

Metals used for heating elements absorb and retain a high amount of heat. As a result, using a metal with a high melting point is necessary. Nichrome wire is such a material, chosen fpr space hea... Read More »

What is the best way to clean lime off of the heating element in a dish washer?

Run the dishwasher empty with CLR in the bottom. Then Run it again with soap in it to wash the CLR out.