Re: substrate heating cables

    From: "shaji (s.) bhaskar" <bhaskar at bnr_ca>
    > ... The wire will be wound on the clothesline grid.  The carpet
    > backing is just a flat piece of plastic to which I will glue the grid.
    > I want to use the plastic because this will remove the need to glue
    > the grid to the bottom of the tank.  ...

    Is the actual heating element laying against the plastic backing, then?
    I thought that the element was supposed to be suspended a half-inch or
    so above the bottom to facilitate convection currents.

    > Could we use the cables used to keep gutters from freezing over in
    > the colder climates?

    See my previous posting on 120VAC cables.  Probably not feasible.

    -- Keith

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