The Eastman Straight Water Heater Element has a high watt density and has a wattage and voltage of 240V x 5500W and has an 9-inch minimum tank diameter. It features a screw mount with gasket and is coated with a copper sheath which helps in resisting corrosion. It has a straight element design. The water heater element is designed for use in all replacement situations if the same wattage and voltage are used. This element is the most commonly used in most water heaters. Do not exceed the rating listed on the water heater.