Rheem PROTECH Element 240-Volt/4500-Watt Stainless Steel Resistored LWD, 1 in. Screw-In

Item # 310181781 | Rheem PROTECH Part # PT17198AM | UPC Code 662766666267 | UNSPSC Code 40101825
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Product Overview

Rheem PROTECH screw-in water heater elements feature true OEM performance. These are the same elements that are used in the production of every Rheem electric water heater. Rheem heating elements use patented resistor technology that helps increase the life of the tank and element.

  • 240-Volt, 4500-Watt stainless steel fold-back heating element (LWD)
  • Direct replacement for Rheem, Ruud and Richmond water heaters
  • Fits most brands including American, AO Smith, Bradford White, Craftmaster, General Electric, GS Wood, Kenmore, Lochinvar, Maytag, Mor-Flo, Reliance, State and Whirlpool water heaters
  • Provides uniform heat distribution for a long-lasting performance
  • Works on models: PROE28 S2 RH95
  • Made of durable stainless steel and plastic
  • UL and CSA listed for safety
  • Limited 1 year warranty
  • Genuine OEM quality
  • California residents see prop 65 warnings

Proposition 65 Information

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Finish Family
Silver Metallic
Manufacturer Warranty
1 Year Limited
Stainless Steel and plastic
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1 Year Limited