Insulate igniter wire against heat

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Old 04-22-18, 10:53 PM
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Question Insulate igniter wire against heat

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I've tried searching here and amazon.com for a simple and cheap solution to insulate wires that go from igniter on my propane grill. Any idea what I can get to wrap the wire so if it ever too much heat get on it they don't catch on fire?
Igniter has 1.5V battery so no high voltage and I need less than 10FT of insulation.

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Old 04-22-18, 11:08 PM
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The wires temperature should have already been considered when the grill was designed . I don't think you need to do anything . I never had an issue with my grill.
 
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Is this something you made? In any case, shop for fiberglass flexible tubing.

http://www.mouser.com/catalog/645/usd/1255.pdf

ANd, there is very high voltages during the strike at the igniter. Greater than 10kV, I believe.
 
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Thanks guys for the replies!
Wires were already replaced by the manufacturer due to being very close to the source of the heat and I'm trying to prevent it happening in the future.

No, I have not made the grill I've looked at that link and its way too much (100 FT). Looking at the temperature specs this seems way better
Melt Temp: 2,048F/1,120C
Operating Temps: -94F to 1,202F (-70C to 650C)

https://www.ebay.com/itm/TechFlex-FG...-/232677412477
 
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Old 04-25-18, 05:02 AM
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At our store we assemble all grills, including Grill Pro, Webers, Thermos, Broil Mate and there is no special wrap for the igniters. As long as the wires are not within 1/2 inch of the box or heat source.
 
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They are about 1 inch from the cook box.
Attached is the picture of wires on fire. Hard to believe but it can happen and I'm trying to prevent it form happening in the future. Dealing with the manufacturer to get the replacement was a nightmare.
 
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