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Old 01-25-2013, 07:01 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by jCOSbrew View Post
Your heating element need 2 hots plus ground. Also make sure that your kettle is grounded (to the element power cord) and that your power source has a GFCI.
Well, yes and no. The kettle needs to be grounded for safety reasons but not to fire the element.

One way to rule out the element as a potential problem is to simply wire it without the SSR in the way. Close the contactor and you should get heat.
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