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About Heating Elements

When you think of an "element," you probably either think of something from the periodic table whose atomic weight and number you had to memorize in high school chemistry, or if you are a little more nostalgic for ancient times, maybe the classical elements of earth, air, fire, and water. A heating element is a little more specific than this, being a device that converts electric current into heat by feeding it into a resistive material. The most common type is the average kitchen stove, but there is also the ceramic heating element that reaches much higher temperatures and is used in making glass. A water heating element, unlike the ceramic, refers not to the material, but the receiver of the heat, being designed for safe use in water. Buyers looking for a heating element of any kind will find a wide selection in good condition from a number of dependable sellers on eBay who offer convenient and reliable shipping options.