Towel Rail Dual Fuel Kit 600w 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
- PTC Heating Element
- Chrome T-Piece
- ½” BSP thread
- 1m long power cord
- IP55 rated for Zone 1, 2 and 3 in a bathroom
- 1 year guarantee
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