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PostPosted: Mon Jul 30, 2018 5:49 pm 
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Just thinking about connecting a dual fuel towel rail.

Thought crossed my mind to use a relay and a feed from the heating controller to prevent the electrical element being powered when the heating was on. Controller/boiler is fed from a 240 supply spurred from a lighting circuit, element would be fed from a ring final.

Is it against the rules? Is it just overkill?

It always takes longer than I thought

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 30, 2018 6:42 pm 
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over kill

Fret not, a forum is a collection of opinions. Above, are mine.

Which is correct? Metre or Meter? Click the link to find out more.

Working on anything electrical? have you got a multi meter? why not? Would you hit a nail with a shoe?

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It is possible to get thermostatically controlled elements for towel rails. You would need to check the temperature ranges, but could presumably set the thermostat to avoid electrical heating when the boiler is keeping the radiator warmer.


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