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Towel Radiator Element 250W (53016)

Use with plumbed or non-plumbed radiators.

  • Must have Fused Spur Protection
  • Warm, Dry Towels All Year Round
  • Suitable for Oil or Water Mediums

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Towel Radiator Element 250W is rated 2.0 out of 5 by 14.
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Rated 1 out of 5 by from Failed After a Few Days After using this heater for a few days, it started to trip out the RCD. I have had to replace it with another heating element from another company.
Date published: 2016-09-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice Warm Towels !! good quality and reasonable priced which when installed with the element controller provides nice warm and dry towels throughout the summer
Date published: 2016-06-09
Rated 1 out of 5 by from RUBBISH DO NOT BUY SCREWFIX ARE GREAT. NO PROBLEM THERE BUT LOOK AT THE REVIEWS OF THIS PRODUCT. FITTED IN JULY 2015. CALLBACK IN NOV 15 AS ELEMENT TRIPPING OUT HOME ELECTRICS.
Date published: 2015-12-09
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Absolute rubbish. Generally pleased with Screwfix products but this is rubbish. Fitted into towel rail and after 2 hours could not tell if it was working or not. Purchased replacement and fitted that, same problem. Went to another supplier purchased and fitted their element and within 15 mins of turning on we had heat. I should have read the reviews first. Two elements will be going back tomorrow. Doesn't compensate me for time and travel though.
Date published: 2015-11-18
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Your last answer did not answer the question. My radiator works off the central heating and is full of water. It is 45cm wide x 91cm tall. What is a suitable element to use for summertime drying of towels?
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Hello Downsizers,

As my colleague advised in the previous answer, the element is not determined by the size of the radiator, but it's heat output in watts.

The wattage is likely stated on instructions/documents supplied with the radiator, alternatively you could contact the manufacturer, who should be able to advise you of the watt output of your radiator or if it's one you bought from us, the watts are given in the spec on the website for most or you can call us on 03330 112 112 for any we've missed.

Once you know the watts, choose an element with lower or equal wattage. So this element (53016) is suitable for a radiator with an output of atleast 250W.

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size of element

How do I decide which size (i.e power rating)? My radiators measure 45cm wide by 91cm tall.
Are they safe for wet-rooms?
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Hello Downsizers,

To determine which heating element you would need, you would need to know the wattage of your radiator. The element would need to have a wattage lower than, or equal to that of the radiator you were using.

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Hello Shaftrgj,

I can't see the actually enquiry here.

Please may you resubmit your question.
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Hi Phef,

Just had a reply from our supplier, they stated that "The internal thermostat of our towel rail elements is set to 72°C touch temperature."

However due to the variables affecting how long it takes to heat up no definitive answer could be given as to a time.
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Specification
Manufacturer Guarantee 1 Year Guarantee
Pack Size 1
Pieces in Pack/Case 1
Power Output (Watts/Kw) 250 W
Product Length 290 mm
Product Type Towel Radiator Element
Total Product Weight 0.368 kg

Can be used with thermo control plate. BEAB approved EN 60335-1: 2002, EN 50366: 2003. BEAB approved EN 60335-1: 2002, EN 50366: 2003.

Product contents

Heating element, chrome T-piece and blanking plug.