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Gas pipe touching electric oven

Discussion in 'Trade Talk' started by Monty_jon, 10 Jan 2021.

  1. Monty_jon

    Monty_jon

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    I’m in the process of having my integrated electric oven replaced, but the replacement is deeper than the one removed, and is touching the copper gas pipe, will this cause any problems with heat / electric on the gas pipe?
     
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    The oven should not allow any heat to escape to anywhere but the front vents. They are designed for enclosed spaces.
     
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    so I presume it should be fine?
     
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    That is not true: The oven side & back will get hot.
    I dont know what the regs are re the gas pipe etc.
    BUT THE EXTERIOR WILL GET HOT, There is a limit on the outside temperature, but it was a long, long time ago I was in the domestic appliance development business.
     
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    Depends on the quality of the oven and what you define as hot? Have seen ovens tight to plastic waste pipe without any damage.
     
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    As long as they are below the permitted temperature they have passed the test.
    If the cooker is at the upper end, then the opp should ensure if touching the gas it will be safe. We need a GAS person to tell us what is & isnt allowed.
     
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    Can you show a picture for me, is your cooker just touching it or is it putting pressure on the pipe? ( Just place a really thin covering over the gas pipe so it’s not metal on metal) . It can touch but not put pressure on the pipe.
     
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  10. gasbanni

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    Just have tge gas pipe moved. Easy to do.
     
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