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Invisibled fuNk22
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can a heating pad on LOW catch on fire?
    #1819961 - 08/16/03 04:00 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

just curious, if a heating pad is on low (constant 80 F) can it catch on fire?

it's not touching anything but im always paranoid about it


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Re: can a heating pad on LOW catch on fire? [Re: d fuNk22]
    #1819970 - 08/16/03 04:02 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

its possible for bad wiring or something to catch fire, but i doubt it will happen. if you are worried, you should go to a pet shop and get a lizard heating pad. those are meant to be left on all day


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Re: can a heating pad on LOW catch on fire? [Re: MsPacMan]
    #1819976 - 08/16/03 04:03 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

they are pretty safe but I would keep water away from it

I also use a heat pad and I never had any problems with it


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Re: can a heating pad on LOW catch on fire? [Re: Psilocybin_monkey]
    #1819998 - 08/16/03 04:11 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

mine is on indefinatly


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Re: can a heating pad on LOW catch on fire? [Re: recalcitrant]
    #1820124 - 08/16/03 05:00 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

mine has been on for about three months strait now.



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Re: can a heating pad on LOW catch on fire? [Re: Ekstaza]
    #1820171 - 08/16/03 05:16 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

:thumbup"


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Re: can a heating pad on LOW catch on fire? [Re: d fuNk22]
    #1820965 - 08/16/03 09:55 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

If it is insulated too much so that the heat can't escape it can get hot enough to melt the plastic off of the wires and it will start to smoke and smoulder.


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