Question about Patton PUH680-U Utility Heater
I have an old TITAN electric heater, dating back to the 1980's. It has
a durable all-metal case (Titan Sales Corp, Sedalia, Missouri, Model
17608, 1300-1500 Watts) and appears to be a very similar early
precursor to the Patton PUH680-U. All of the heater is still working
perfectly, except for the old thermostat, which has old contacts that
get welded together and stick from all the "on-off" arcing during
normal operation. The old thermostat appears to be replaceable with a
more modern version from the Patton PUH680-U, but I haven't been able
to find a source, price, etc for this replacement. Using your in-house
search engine gave unsatisfactory results. Can you help?
I do not know if this heater is on any product recall but we have used patton heaters for years and pretty much have had good luck with them. However there is a fire hazard present if you set or store combustibles to close to the front.Tip over switches don't always work and I would never recommend using a heater of this type in a unsupervised area.I hope this is of some help to you. Thank you and happy holidays.
Posted on Dec 20, 2010
Posted on Jan 16, 2011
Must be an older model heater. All the recent ones have a 3 prong plug. Especially, since the recall a couple of years ago on the PUH680-U Heater.
Posted on Jun 21, 2011
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