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Old 05-29-2012, 12:11 AM
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What is the watt loading for your furnace? If it's under-powered (wattage wise) then you will be hurting any element you install trying to keep things hot.

There are lots of other threads discussing stretch, installation, keeping elements away from glass fumes etc.

Also, how fast you ramp up, what you melt... wheter cullet or batch and what type of cullet. How hot you melt and for how long... it all factors into the element life equations. That and the color of your tie on tuesdays after a full moon, among many other mystic factors.


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