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Re: hot switches [TANKS]
Thu, 01 Feb 2007 23:48:34 -0500
In my limited knowledge of electronics, there must be a short somewhere
and its overloading the electrical appliances to the point where they
Sent: Thu, 1 Feb 2007 4:05 PM
Subject: hot switches [TANKS]
you might smile with my ignorance, however I must report that I
used the half moon relay as described in the 'how to Articles' page,
and the switches just get very hot with 18 V - 6 Amps. They get so hot
to a point that their plastic parts melt down. The grease I used on the
half moon disk and relays gets so hot that it burns and when I open the
hatch of the tank it smells like a burnt hamburger! I then replaced
them with brass switches, but they still get hot.
What am I doing wrong?
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