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#138514 - 09/12/03 11:29 PM Electric Blankets!!.
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Guys,
What is the standard life of an Electric blanket?.
How would you test these things if they were bought in for you to test?.
Just wondering.
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#138515 - 09/14/03 04:16 AM Re: Electric Blankets!!.
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I'm not sure it's easy to specify a standard life span for these. I've seen some people advocate replacement every two years, yet I've seen other blankets still in perfectly good shape after 10 or more.

I think inspection comes down more to a visual examination than anything else: Look carefully for signs of hotspots forming, excessive wear which might soon expose the element, and so on.

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