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Wall heater should not be position over the path of a door.

Discussion in 'Electrics UK' started by zaax, 28 Feb 2021.

  1. zaax

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    I have been told that an electric wall fan heater should not position over the path of a food.
    Is this right?
     
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    Where you being for the past 15 years?

    Andy
     
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    Door or food?
     
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    What about the entrance to a shop?

    Andy
     
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    I don’t know. The op asks about a door in the thread title and food in their post. Depending on which scenario they are actually asking about may affect the answer given.
     
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    I suspect the thread title is correct and the word food is an autocorrect.

    I can't see an issue as long as the correct clearances are adhered to.
     
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    A 6kW over door curtain heater was very common in shops and bars. I think they have fallen out of favour a bit these days.
     
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    You never know, they might come back in another 15 years.

    :ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:

    Andy
     
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    I learnt that air flow should be avoided over open food where possible to prevent concamination so for example a curtain heater should not be placed at a door between kitchen and eating area if open food is being carried through.

    Whether it's any sort of reg or not, I have no idea.
     
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    And whether it's just advice or a reg - it's not an electrical issue.
     
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    No it may not be an electrical issue but I'm attempting to offer the same advice to OP that I've received, whether it's regs or not. As such this may be the incorrect place to post the question, however ideally any contractor ought to be aware of, or be made aware of, any rules or restrictions relating to the equipment they are installing.
     
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    AND the OP has not responded after more than 3 days !!!!
     
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    Same as every other question they have ever posted here.
    No replies or follow up on any of them.
     
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    I'm far from convinced that this thread is anything to do with food (i.e. I'm more inclined to believe the thread tiotle than the OP) - but what you suggest would make some sense if it were food that were going to be subsequently stored. However ...
    If you're talking about food being take to the 'eating area' for immediate consumption, that makes little sense. If there were enough 'contamination' in the air in the vicinity of the door between kitchen and eating area to render 'blowing it at the food' a dangerous thing to do, then I don't think it would be safe to eat in the 'eating area' in the first place!

    Kind Regards, John
     
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