Similar to a water heater element, an immersion 3 phase electrical element delivers the rated KW (6-18 depending on your model) of heating power. Each element is a threaded screw plug heater with length dependent on the KW rating and the Watt Density. Elements come in two wiring configurations: Delta, a more efficient industrial option, and Wye, the common choice when delta is not available. Within each configuration you will find a High / Low watt density option. High watt density delivers a higher wattage per square inch and thus produces more heat, such as for heating water. Low watt density heaters are typically longer and produce less heat per square inch, such as would be expected when heating a substance like mash / wort where scorching is a concern. Glacier Tanks considers a low watt density to be below 47, and a high watt density to be above. Generally, 30-40 is used for mash / wort, while 50 and above is preferred for heating water or used in a "Hot Liquor Tank".
These elements are NOT UL LISTED. If UL listing is required for your use, please contact us for a custom quoted heating element.
California Proposition 65 Information:
WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Ethylene oxide, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.p65warnings.ca.gov.
Glacier Tanks will accept returns of website standard stocking items, but only if:
The item is new, unused, and in resalable condition;
You notify Glacier Tanks and request a return authorization within 30 days of your receipt of the item;
You return the item to Glacier Tanks, postage/shipping prepaid within 5 days of Glacier Tanks' return authorization (RMA);
Once your items have been received by Glacier Tanks and verified to be unused, we will refund your purchase price, less shipping costs. Returns will incur a 15% restocking fee. Return shipping costs are your responsibility and shall not be paid by Glacier Tanks.
The following items are non-returnable:
All Gaskets & Seals
Special or Discounted items - labeled by button color:
Please be sure you understand and agree to any drawings supplied to you prior to purchase of custom or special order items. Payment of deposits for custom or special order items indicates your approval and acceptance of such custom or special order items.