Electric Water Heaters


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Electric Water Heaters
10106041031700 Electric Water HeatersElectric water heaters are heat-producing appliances. They normally have two heating elements (Figure 16-1), with each element controlled by a thermostat. The thermostats are mounted on the outer wall of the water heater tank just above the elements, from where they sense the temperature of the water through the outer wall of the water heater tank. A temperature and pressure-relief valve, which is mounted on the outside of the tank, is a device applied to a water heater, which will open to pass water or steam if excessive pressure or temperature occurs in the…
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Eric Kleinert: Troubleshooting and Repairing Major Appliances, Third Edition. Electric Water Heaters, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2013), AccessEngineering Export