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electric water-heater tank [1]click to hear

electric water-heater tank [1] high-temperature cutoff overflow pipe pressure relief valve drain valve electric supply access panel upper thermostat hot-water outlet cold-water supply

high-temperature cutoff click to hear

Mechanism cutting off the flow of electric current when the temperature of the water exceeds a set value.

overflow pipe click to hear

Pipe through which water escapes when maximum pressure is exceeded.

pressure relief valve click to hear

Device for lowering the pressure inside the tank by releasing excess hot water.

drain valve click to hear

Device for emptying water from the tank.

electric supply click to hear

Point where the hot-water tank connects with the household circuit.

access panel click to hear

upper thermostat click to hear

Device that senses changes in temperature and automatically switches the upper heating element on or off.

hot-water outlet click to hear

Outlet pipe for hot water flowing into the hot-water circuit.

cold-water supply click to hear

Inlet pipe for cold water to the tank.