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Old 03-26-2013, 06:37 AM   #1
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Default Grounding my 120V heating element

Hi guys.

First, Thank you for everyone who has contributed to this website. It is a valuable resource for everything BEER.

Second, what is the best (and easiest) way to ground the heating element in my BIAB kettle? I am meeting with a welder to attach my 1" stainless nuts and want to make sure I have a ground.

Background: I am building a RIMS 15 gallon kettle with two 1500w 120v heating elements. I would like to enclose them into a gang box and that has the ground screw already attached. How does one attach the gang box to the kettle, as they are very different metals...





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Old 03-26-2013, 06:43 AM   #2
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i am using the ground in my gang box.

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Old 03-26-2013, 07:01 AM   #3
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How do you attach your gang box to your kettle?

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I use the Kal method http://theelectricbrewery.com/heating-elements

the only difference for me is that i use the switchraft plugs

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Old 03-26-2013, 06:33 PM   #5
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Got a great solution - will post pics when finished

Thanks!

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