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Melted cable extension reel


Photos of a melted cable reel, photo 1; shows melted carpet stuck to the reel

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Photo 2; The cables have fused together

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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 stated rating.

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