What Element do I need for my towel rail?

Finding the correct element for your towel rail can be a daunting task, To help you best find the correct setup for yourself NWT Direct has put together this simple little post to help you out.

What wattage element do I need for my towel rail?

At NWT all our electrical towel rails come with the correct element but for you to find out based on the dimensions please see the table below:

Height →
Width↓
800mm 1000mm 1200mm 1400mm 1600mm 1800mm
300mm 150w 150w 300w 300w 600w 600w
400mm 150w 300w 300w 300w 600w 600w
500mm 300w 300w 600w 600w 600w 600w
600mm 300w 600w 600w 600w 600w 600w

Which type of element do I need?

Below are some examples of which element and setup best suits your needs.

   On / Off Control Temp of Towel Rail Control Temp of Room Timer Eco Boost Bluetooth WIFI
Single Heat Element  X            
Thermostatic Element  X  X          
Single Heat with Wall Controller  X  X      X    
Single Heat with Touchscreen Controller  X    X  X      X
Single Heat with Timer  X      X  X    
Single Heat with Fused Spur Timer  X      X  X    
Stone Bluetooth Element  X  X    X  X  X  

Please note: All elements are immersion heaters and require the towel rail to be filled with a inhibitor, wiring an element to heat in air will burn out the element and void any warranty.

If you are still unsure of what setup you need give us a call on 01492573738, where one of our helpful staff are waiting to help you.

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