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Immersion heater gasket

Postby eastcoast » Wed Mar 03, 2021 1:50 pm

When installing a new Immersion heater to a cylinder,

1) Should jointing compound be used with the fibre gasket?

2) Should PTFE tape be used on the thread?
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Postby stoneyboy » Thu Mar 04, 2021 9:41 pm

Hi eastcoast
1 - no 2 - no apply Vaseline to the threads in case you have to remove the heater at some time in the future. Regards S
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Postby eastcoast » Fri Mar 05, 2021 10:23 am

[quote="stoneyboy"]Hi eastcoast
1 - no 2 - no apply Vaseline to the threads in case you have to remove the heater at some time in the future. Regards S[/quote]

Thank-you stoneboy. I did not have any Vaseline so I used copper slip. Regards.
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