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Model # SP10552JL

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240-Volt 3000-Watt Copper Resistored LWD 1 in. Screw-In Element

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  • Fits most electric water heater brands
  • Kit includes: Element, gasket, and instructions
  • Genuine factory authorized part
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About This Product

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 resistored technology that helps increase the life of the tank and element.


  • 240-Volt, 3000-Watt copper 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, Sears, State and Whirlpool water heaters
  • Provides uniform heat distribution for a long-lasting performance
  • 1-year limited warranty
  • Gasket and detailed instructions included
  • UL and CSA Listed for safety
  • Genuine OEM quality
  • Element length: flange to tip - 11.82 in.
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Product Information

Internet # 311410881

Model # SP10552JL

Store SKU # 1004751909


Dimensions: H 1.8 in, W 3.6 in, D 15.85 in


Product Depth (in.)

15.85 in

Product Height (in.)

1.8 in

Product Width (in.)

3.6 in


Attachment Style


Compatible Brand/Model

Select Rheem Electric Tank water heaters

Finish Family

Bronze/Copper Metallic

For Use With

Electric Tank


Copper and plastic

Pack Size


Product Weight (lb.)

0.7 lb



Wattage (watts)

3000 W

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty

1 year limited

Questions & Answers

Q:Does this element have the 1 3/8 thread size?
by|Feb 21, 2024
1 Answer
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A:  Hi Mike and thank you for your question. The Actual Thread Size - Outside Diameter (in.): 1-9/32 Nominal Thread Size - (in.): 1 Threads per Inch: 11-1/2 Thread Type Series Designation: NPSM Hex Head Size - Across Flats (in.): 1-1/2.

by|Feb 22, 2024
    Q:Will this element replace part # SP 10552JH. What's the difference between SP 10552 JH and SP 10552 JL? My heater Model # is RS 120TC8-1
    by|Feb 11, 2021
    1 Answer
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    A:  Hello Glenn, Thanks for asking, It would be best to contact the manufacturer of your heater to ensure that you get the correct replacement element for your unit.

    by|Feb 3, 2024
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