Defrost Thermostat ??

Discussion in 'Electrical Forum discussion & Blog' started by shahnaimath, May 23, 2011.

  1. shahnaimath

    shahnaimath New Member

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    Hi all...

    Can anyone give me information of defrost thermostat...

    What is it's purpose and applications?
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    DonL Jack of all trades

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  3. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

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    A timer usually initiates the defrost cycle. The defrost thermostat prevents the "heater" from overheating, but if the thermostat is defective it could prevent the defrost heater from working, or overheat which could create a fire hazard..
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