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Safety thermostat I want to test my safety thermostat on the deep fat fryer. What is the temperature that it is set at?

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Hi my name is mark, it depends on the manufacter, if you can find the safety, it could be printed or stamped on the conrtol, but most are set for 450 deg.

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