120v element in small boiler

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120v element in small boiler

Post by bunny » Wed Feb 17, 2021 8:20 pm

This seems to work fairly well for me.
It's somewhat electrically isolated and separates the cord from the heating element.
It's not perfect but is much better than your wires just screwed onto the element.
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Re: 120v element in small boiler

Post by bunny » Wed Feb 17, 2021 8:20 pm

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Re: 120v element in small boiler

Post by jonnys_spirit » Wed Feb 17, 2021 8:26 pm

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Re: 120v element in small boiler

Post by Yummyrum » Thu Feb 18, 2021 3:31 am

Nice one Bunny .
It would be perfect if you could get that Earth wire connected to the keg .

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Re: 120v element in small boiler

Post by shadylane » Thu Feb 18, 2021 10:29 am

It looks like a 3rd pin for a ground could be added to the heating element.
Drill and tap a shallow hole that aligns with the plug ground.
Put in a screw and cut the head of screw off

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Re: 120v element in small boiler

Post by bunny » Sat Feb 20, 2021 12:46 pm

That's a great idea shady.

I was surprised by how easily the element drilled and tapped 6-32.
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Re: 120v element in small boiler

Post by Yummyrum » Sat Feb 20, 2021 5:46 pm

Well done Bunny .. now you’re safe :thumbup:

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Re: 120v element in small boiler

Post by dukethebeagle120 » Sun Feb 21, 2021 4:04 am

Nice well done
its better to think like a fool but keep your mouth shut,then to open ur mouth and have it confirmed

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