Perhaps one of you Rimster's out there can help me out....
Today, I test fired my RIMS heater element. It is a 2000 watt, 120
volt screw-in water heater element that I installed in a copper pipe.
I fired up the pump, then plugged in the element. I don't have my
industrial dimmer switch yet, it's on order.
Anyway, The water was NOT getting very hot at full flow, so I slowed
down the flow a bit, immediately, the element started
self-destructing, melting the plastic insulation at the terminals.
I can't see that it matters which lead, (hot or return), goes to
which terminal as neither are color coded or marked in any way. Can
anyone shed some light on what I am doing wrong?
5 gallon "ball-lock" Kegs - $18.00 ea OR 4 for $64.00
12 gallon SS Boiling kettles $60.00
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