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Author Topic: Overheat?  (Read 9797 times)

Offline echoes

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Overheat?
« on: February 22, 2009, 12:30:19 am »
I have a 25 Watt GE lightbulb inside of a styrofoam cooler that I plan to keep lit for about 3 weeks straight. Will this cause the bulb to overheat and explode or catch fire?

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Re: Overheat?
« Reply #1 on: February 22, 2009, 07:49:37 am »
I doubt anything is going to explode or catch fire, melt maybe if the bulb is in close proximity to the wall of the cooler.  Regardless, this doesn?t sound like a wise idea to me?.

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Re: Overheat?
« Reply #2 on: February 22, 2009, 03:26:51 pm »
Alright. Thanks for the advice.

Offline Chris Kocsis

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Re: Overheat?
« Reply #3 on: February 23, 2009, 06:29:19 pm »
What's your purpose?  Incubator?  Can you monitor the temperature?