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Heat above ground pool with immersion plunger

Heat above ground pool with immersion plunger

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Old 11-01-18, 02:59 AM
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Heat above ground pool with immersion plunger

Just wondering.

Is there a risk of getting electrocuted using an immersion water heater in an above ground outdoor inflatable plastic kids pool that is just sitting on the grass and not connected to any pipe?

https://www.ebay.ch/itm/Water-Heater...l/272501162665

Electricity would be European 220V DC.

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Old 11-01-18, 03:20 AM
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Portable heater for warming water, coffee, tea, soup, and more. A perfect travel companion. Ideal for home, office or travel.
Seriously, you want to use a heater for a cup of coffee on a pool, ahh but it does say "more"!

At 2000 watts it's not going to do a lot!
 
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You could run that heater 24 hours a day and I doubt you will see much increase in your pool's temperature especially if the outside temperature is lower than the water temperature. Your heater can generate about 7'000 btu. Most pool heaters start at 100'000 btu with most pools needing much more.
 
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Don't worry, it's a kid pool about 5 ft diameter and less than a foot deep.

What about electrocution?
 
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Yes there is a risk of electrocution! But, you could heat the water when the pool is not being used. Unplug and remove the heater before anyone gets near the water.

You will want to make a float or stand to hold the heater under water but not let it touch the sides or bottom since I assume they are vinyl or plastic. Also a submersible pump or aquarium power head can be used to circulate water over the heater when it's operating.
 
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