Photos of a melted cable reel, photo 1; shows
melted carpet stuck to the reel
Photo 2; The cables have fused together
Photo 3; The extension is rated at - 500W (wound) and 2300 W
(unwound). The electrical device which caused this melt down was a
heater rated at 3000W.
Good and bad advice from 'PLASPLUGS' The general rule with all
extension reels is to use fully unwound/extended and within its