Towel Rail Dual Fuel Kit 300w PTC Element with Chrome T Piece

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PTC Elements use less energy than conventonal heating elements!

PTC heating elements are the latest and most energy efficient towel rail heating elements on the market today.  Manufactured by Rica, a leading Italian company in the manufacture of heating elements, you can be assured of maximum quality.

The Dual Fuel conversion kit allows you to convert a standard central heating towel warmer to run on either electricity or central heating – especially useful during the summer months and are available in either chrome or white to match your existing rail.

PTC technology – how does it work?

Unlike traditional heating elements that use a resistance wire, PTC heating elements are made as ceramic stones.  These ceramic stones are manufactured to heat up a defined temperature and then maintain that temperature by reducing the power.

Initially the element will use 300 watts of power until the rail reaches its’ designed operating temperature of 65°C after which it will reduce the electrical current whilst maintaining the rail temperature.

As a result, a separate thermostatic control unit is not required, and the heating element uses significantly less electricity than a conventional heating element.

Benefits of PTC heating elements

  • No thermostat required

  • Maximum temperature cannot be exceeded by PTC elements

  • Any working position: the absence of thermostats permits either horizontal or vertical orientation of the heater during operation.

  • Smaller diameter than in traditional heaters – provides a wider installation capability

  • Very fast warm up phase followed by constant temperature thereafter

  • Lower running costs than conventional resistance wire heaters

Which element do I need?

200 watt element

Suitable for 300mm and 400mm wide x 800mm high towel rails up to 9 cross bars

300 watt element

Suitable for 300mm and 400mm wide x 1000mm to 1200mm high and 500mm and 600mm wide x 800mm to 1500mm high towel rails

600 watt element

Suitable for 500mm and 600mm wide x 1600mm to 1800mm high towel rails

What’s Included?

  • PTC Heating Element

  • Chrome T-Piece

Technical Information

  • ½” BSP thread

  • 1m long power cord

  • IP55 rated for Zone 1, 2 and 3 in a bathroom

  • 1 year guarantee

Additional information

Weight 342 g
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United Kingdom


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PC1K000015 ZZ-1076




2 Years

3 reviews for Towel Rail Dual Fuel Kit 300w PTC Element with Chrome T Piece

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  2. Andrew Bartlett (verified owner)

    Prompt delivery and good price and quality to date working well would look to by from company again

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