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8 Tips , Do's and Dont's to follow while using immersion heaters

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  1. Ensure that the heater is provided with 3 core cable and a plug top. The immersion heaters should always be used in a three pin socket with proper earthing.
  2. The immersion heater should be inserted in vessels or bucket where the level of the water should be in between the "Maximum & Minimum mark" of the immersion heater rod. Otherwise the element will fuse due to dry heating.
  3. Care should be taken to ensure that the Bakelite connector is not immersed in water
  4. Don't hang the immersion rod on the wall of the plastic bucket.
  5. Connect the heater to the mains only after it is dipped in water.
  6. Switch off the current and remove the plug before removing the heater from water.
  7. For personal safety, remove the heater unit after one or two minutes after switching off the current.
  8. Do not use the immersion heater for any other purposes like heating milk, oil etc. Use it only for heating water.