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 · Storage Heater Recycling. from £95 + VAT. * Parking and/or congestion charges may apply. Call 020 8728 9179. Add to Cart. There are hazards involved in storage heater removal. We don't want people to take …

[vihouseholds] Re: replacing an electric emersion heater ...

 · Subject: [vihouseholds] Re: replacing an electric emersion heater as part of a new kitchen Hi David, My flat is in Canary Wharf, London and I know that the tank here can get a build up of lime scale so you make a good point. I definitely want a water heater that will fit in to a cupboard because I

any tips for removing a stubborn Immersion Heater ...

 · Jan 26, 2012. #6. If you have tried everything above try this as a last resort! Drill a hole in the centre of the immersion big enough to slide a hacksaw blade in, then cut up to the thread being careful not to cut into thread. Then cut another line 90º from the first cut so your cutting a 1/4 of the immersion out.

Water Heater Disposal: How To Get Rid Of Old Water …

6. Scrap Your Water Heater Yourself. For those who are willing to do a little extra job, then you can simply scrap your old water heater and sell the non-ferrous metals that come with the tank. Most gas water heaters come with a regulator, which adds extra value, while the electric water heaters are also worth the money.

Immersion heater element replacement. | Electricians ...

 · Evening guys and girls, just a quick question. When asked to look at a faulty immersion heater, do you suggest a plumber ( likely to be faulty element) or do you take a look, test then advise that they need a plumber when it is a faulty element and charge a call out for testing or do you take on the plumbing aspect of the job and change the element yourself.

Immersion Heaters: Advantages, Disadvantages & Costs ...

 · Immersion heaters are available in three standard types. If you are considering purchasing one, you must know about all three to know which is most efficient. Over-the-side Immersion Heater: Typically, you install this water heater type from the hot water cylinder top with the heating element along the side or bottom.

Removing an immersion heater element - hints and tips …

 · Removing an immersion heater element – hints and tips pls. Aus. Free Member. OK, so no hot water and suspect the hot water tank elements have gone. There are 2 – one half way up and one at the ...

Removing an Old Immersion Heater - DIYnot Forums

 · My expierience of this and has never let me down is driain enough water to below the immersion opening, obviously with the wiring disconnected and out the way, heat up the old immersion with a gas bottle, and with a good sharp tap on the spanner it shud come out ok.U may need to clean the surface slightly with a brillo pad or steel wool after removing. i have always …

how much is an old copper immersion heater worth - …

Price for scrap copper immersion heater cylinder …. We are removing our immersion water heater – it's a pure copper cylinder, … It wasn't worth our while money wise stripping in this … Selling an old mobile phone? It »More detailed

(PDF) Kinetics of scrap melting in liquid steel - …

 · The melting rate of steel bars with various sizes, shapes, and initial temperatures in a 70 kg liquid steel bath (1650 °C) was measured to investigate the kinetics involved in steel scrap melting.

Changing an Immersion Heater Thermostat to avoid cold …

Replacement thermostats are inexpensive and easy to fit without needing to drain the water. Immersion heater thermostats are available in various sizes (7, 11, 18 and 27 inches) depending on the manufacturer, model and type of immersion heater - only the correct sized thermostat should be used as a replacement.

Scrap Copper Costs — MoneySavingExpert Forum

 · All I seem to hear is blah blah blah! Said on TV last week that old immersion heaters were fetching £100 scrap now. What a load of poop, lol. An old water tank will get you no more than £35. Around £2500-£3000/ton for clean copper, the more you take the …

How to Remove Stuck Heating Elements From a Hot Water ...

Replacing a hot water heater element is usually a straightforward task. The most common type is a screw-in. Excessive heat, sediment and rust sometimes adhere the element threads together. A stuck element will not turn with a standard wrench or vise grips. You'll need a six-point socket set with a 1/2-inch drive socket wrench.

When a stubborn immersion element wont budge ...

 · Don't know about you Dean but if I was removing an immersion heater I would enpty the Cylinder. Reply to Pete999. ... wreck it, then high tail it to local scrap merchant. Coppers got a good price these days ... our heating has packed up and we are trying to resurrect our immersion heater. We put a new heating element into it yesterday and all ...

Removing an Immersion Heater - Screwfix Community …

 · Removing an Immersion Heater. Discussion in 'Plumbers' Talk' started by MarkyBoy, Feb 11, 2004. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > MarkyBoy Member. I have an old Hot Water Cylinder and want to replace the Immersion heater unit which no longer works. I have tried unscrewing the Immersion heater with an Immersion heater spanner but it will not budge. Has ...

Wiring an Immersion Heater | How to Change …

Warning: To complete electrical works you must comply with Electrical Regulations – Click here for more information. Diagram of immersion heater wiring. Immersion heaters are usually rated at 3KW which, under normal …

[vihouseholds] Re: replacing an electric emersion heater ...

 · [vihouseholds] Re: replacing an electric emersion heater as part of a new kitchen. From: "Sharon Stockman" (Redacted sender "sharon.dawn" for DMARC); To: [email protected]; Date: Thu, 23 Jun 2016 21:03:00 +0100; Hi David, My flat is in Canary Wharf, London and I know that the tank here can get a

16 Awesome Plumbing tips that can save you a fortune - …

When removing an immersion heater, leave as much water in the hot water cylinder as possible. Sometimes a lot of force is required to unscrew an immersion heater. By leaving a mass of water in the cylinder, this will help to prevent the cylinder …

Immersion heater seized in hot water cylinder. HELP ...

 · Yacca,if you are DIY think you will have a problem,but can say whether the immersion boss in the cylinder has a raised neck or is is the boss flat to the cylinder.If it is the latter you have more chance getting it out,what you need to do is syphon some water out to just below the top dome seam.The disconnect the cable & really heat up the brass body of immersion then use …

replacing very old (1938) style immersion heater ...

 · MattWeth. Mar 15, 2012. #2. Looks like a 'hot rod' - very old school - takes the place of a primary coil in the cylinder by pushing water from the heating circuit through a long thin heat exchanger that fits in an immersion heater tapping. I've only ever seen one - I didn't think there would be any still about!

Finding the Most Efficient Way to Remove Residual …

 · The supply of end-of-life steel scrap is growing, but residual copper reduces its value. Once copper attaches during hammer shredding, no commercial process beyond hand-picking exists to extract it, yet high-value flat products require less than 0.1 wt pct copper to avoid metallurgical problems. Various techniques for copper separation have been explored in …

Draining an Immersion Heater - DoItYourself.com

 · Step 2 - Begin Draining. Look at your immersion heater. At the bottom of the heater, you should be able to locate a little switch, known as the drain valve. You should run a nearby tap until all of the hot water is gone from the system. You should open up the drain valve on the heater, and allow the little bit of water at the bottom to run off ...

is it worth me selling off my old copper cylinder? - MyBuilder

HI. copper is very valuable secondhand, currently clean cooper (no joints etc on it) is worth about £4 per Kg, and Brassierie copper (with joints and the tank will come into this category) is worth about £2.75 per Kg. Depending on location and amount of copper being removed it could be worth between £50 and £200.

Replace Immersion Heater | How to Replace …

Immersion heaters are in the water all the time, expanding and contracting with the heat and everynow and again the protective covering will give way allowing a little water in. Water and electricity do not mix and a short circuit quickly …

Immersion thermostat | Screwfix Community Forum

 · Removing and replacing the entire immersion heater is best, but risky and fairly difficult even to us plumbers. Needs correct spanner and given an accurate blow to it to loosen the heater, while water supply if off to cylinder, but with cylinder still full of water.

Old Immersion Heater - Take to scrap dealer ...

 · 3 May 2012 at 11:20AM. I would definitely take it to the scrap dealer.And any old pipe-work. You will probably get more money than the original price of the cylinder. It may be worth cutting it in two as they are usually full of shale and the dealer may deduct money off. …

Scrapping Basics: How to Scrap a Water Heater | …

 · The heating elements in an electric hot water heater are typically made from a stainless steel or zinc plated copper sheath that surrounds a wire made from nichrome. You can find this heating element inside the water …

How to Remove a Hot Water Baseboard Heater …

 · Open the baseboard heater cover by removing the screws. Lift the edges of the heater and prop them on a block. Cut through the supply pipe and then the return pipe with a hacksaw. Step 4 - Reconnect Plumbing. If you are …

Immersion Heater Not Working - Find Out Why …

A heating expert can investigate your immersion heater's element and wiring, and determine if any parts need servicing or replacement. We do not endorse DIY repairs of the internal problems with your immersion heater, as it can be …

The Cost of Replacing an Immersion Heater: …

 · Titanium. £30 to £110 each. £30 to £80 per hour. 2 to 4 hours. For a copper immersion heater, you can look to spend between £15 to £75 on the supply cost of the item, with an additional £30 to £80 per hour for labour costs, …

How to change an immersion heater - PlumberParts

How to change the immersion heater. Turn the immersion off electrically and remove any fuses just in case. Remove all the wires and make a note of live, neutral and earth. Identify the cold water supply to the hot water tank and turn it off. Sometimes you will have to go up in the loft and drain the supply tank.

The Cost of Replacing an Immersion Heater | …

 · The average cost of replacing an immersion heater is between £108-£120 and can take between 1-2 hours. Electric immersion heaters are simply water storage cylinders which are heated by an electric coil and can provide hot water independent of the central heating system. Depending on the size of the water storage cylinder may be up to 3 ...

How many amps does a 3kW immersion heater use?

 · It is OK to use 13A or 16A timers on a 20A MCB immersion circuit - assuming that the immersion load is within the timer's current carrying capacity. Then, what size cable do I need for a 3kW immersion heater? The mains cable for an immersion heater is a two core and earth 2.5mm cable. This cable should run to a 20amp double pole isolator switch ...