I'm building the enclosure for my DIY composting head
and think I want to fabricate it from 1/4" PVC or Starboard sheets
requiring some 24" long clean bends. I can build a bending jig and use Nichrome wire as the heat source. I don't know much about electricity
I viewed several You Tube videos, but they recommend a variable transformer. I probably won't be doing this again, so I'd like to keep it simple and cheap
I initially thought I could use AC with a light dimmer, but I assume the voltage is what needs reduction and the Nichrome wire would still melt.
I figured my other option was 12 v DC with 36" of ~ 26 Gauge wire and a simple on/off switch.
Would anyone be willing to reply with a simplified explanation and offer some inexpensive options?