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    Platinum Thermocouple Wire

    This stuff used in the heating and plumbing industry. It is usually used to sense temperatures and aid in regulation of temperature. Wouldn't this stuff be used in electric stoves, electric hot water heaters, and electric furnaces? Wouldn't they use thermocouples or an RFD? These types of appliances need something to regulate the temperatures, so if they don't use thermocouples or RFD's.... what do they use?



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    I just read that non-electric water heaters ad furnaces could have them.... but not electric b/c the thermocouple in gas appliances are used to close the valve should the pilot light go out so there won't be build-up of gas. Anyone here ever have any success w/platinum thermocouple wire?

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    Does anyone know where might be the best palce to sell thermocouple wire?

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    Hey Hypoman .... Where are your awesome quotes. I really enjoy reading them, I hope you have not stopped adding them to your posts.


    As for the thermocouple wire. I have absolutely no clue exactly what that is. However, if you do an internet search of some of the bigger electric stove manufacturers you might be able to find out if they use the thermocouple wires in their appliances.

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    old electric kilns are also a good source for platnium and silver contacts.
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    Gas water heaters also!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by theelectronrecycler View Post
    Hey Hypoman .... Where are your awesome quotes. I really enjoy reading them, I hope you have not stopped adding them to your posts.


    As for the thermocouple wire. I have absolutely no clue exactly what that is. However, if you do an internet search of some of the bigger electric stove manufacturers you might be able to find out if they use the thermocouple wires in their appliances.
    Hey man I'm still giving you quotes...... I started this post way before I started the whole adding quotes to my posts thing haha........ betcha there will be one here though !LOL







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