These Sinking De-icers operate at the bottom of the tank where they are less likely to be disturbed by livestock. Thermostatic control coupled with thermal feedback protects the unit from overheating, while positioning the thermostat above the heating element ensures safety in low-water conditions. Each unit comes complete with a galvanized wire guard for use in plastic tanks.
Strong, durable, stainless-steel heating element. Thermostatically controlled—thermal feedback for safety. Over-temperature protection. Safe in plastic tanks. cULus listed. These drain plug de-icers mount securely into the tank drain hole to keep the heating element away from livestock. The 15DP has a “butterfly” heating element and is designed to mount into the larger drain.
This De-icer is designed to float in the water tank and is thermostatically controlled with an automatic shut-off. The Styrofoam float is completely enclosed within a rugged plastic housing. The cord exits from the top of the unit. This gives the heater added stability and it is less likely to tip the tank. Patented.