What heat lamp should I use for the water desalination kit?

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What heat lamp should I use for the water desalination kit?

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There is a water desalination kit that mentions that you can use a heat lamp to replace sunlight to evaporate water. Which lamp should I use? Wattage?

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Re: What heat lamp should I use for the water desalination kit?

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What? Please answer I don't know much about heat lamps nor how to safely use them. :( :( :( :( :( :( :(
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Re: What heat lamp should I use for the water desalination kit?

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Hi Edoalearner - You can use a heat lamp or a high-wattage incandescent bulb, as noted. Here are some general specifications from our science team:

A high-wattage incandescent (not CFL or LED) light bulb -- you will want a 150W incandescent bulb
Heat lamp -- these are commonly in the 250W range

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