Q: Is this immersion heater element with the white cover copper, alloy, stainless steel or titanium? We need to replace our old Thermowatt 143 white cap but we live in a hard water area. Thx
A: It is copper, but has an anode to protect against hard water.
Q: How easy is the Thermowatt 143 to fit? As the element is at the bottom of the cylinder does it need to be drained?
A: If you use an immersion heater spanner spanner (see related items) then it is a fairly simple swap. You will need to drain the cylinder.
Q: Does this immersion heater come with a gasket? If not where can I source one? Thanks.
A: No it doesn't. See the related items tab to order one.
Q: What is the wattage of the Element and what is the lowest wattage element you stock?
A: It is 3kw. All the ones we stock are 3kw.
Q: Having taken the element out, I see that there is a bar that is not part of the element, likely part of the thermostat, which has rusted away. Do I need a new element, or just a thermostat? Thanks
A: It sounds like the thermostat pocket. You will need a complete new element.
Q: What is the key difference between white cap and black cap. Can white cap be substituted for black cap?
A: They are for different cylinders, you must replace it for the same type.
Q: is the threads 1 1/4 inch or 2inch size elemnts
A: They are 2 1/4" BSP
Q: can you tell me which thermostat (only) to get to replace the failed one in my Thermowatt 143 heating element in my Ariston unvented cylinder system please?
A: It will be either the TBS or the TBS Plus. You will need to check which you have as they have changed.
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Q: Can you tell me is this an immersion heater complete with thermostat for £40.36 for the white one
A: Yes, this includes a thermostat as well as the heater.
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