Install of the month - February
This month's chosen install by Upper Canada Mechanical in Niagara-on-the-Lake was a tidy up on an 11-year-old system.
Unfortunately, the old boiler broke down due to bad install, and lack of care & precautionary measures to ensure the system was completely protected.
A new IBC boiler was installed, along with a 1 1/4" MagnaClean Pro2XP for extra protection. In the words of contractor, Dan Plomish "we're hoping that the new boiler, with added features such as the Ma...
ASPE Technical Symposium, October 24-27
ASPE Technical Symposium
Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown
WHAT LOOKS LIKE A SMALL PROBLEM, IS CAUSING BIG TROUBLE
Iron oxide, also called magnetite. This damaging black sludge is the unavoidable result of oxidation inside untreated hydronic systems. As little as a few teaspoons can cause tremendous damage.
In fact, according to Dr. Neil Watson, ADEY® Chief Technical Officer, “nearly 70 percent of circulator pumps returned to pump manufacturers fail due to iron oxide and other water quality issues. Data also show that over 95 percent of debris in hydronic heating systems is made up of iron oxide.”*...
MagnaClean DRX™ magnetic dirt filter
MagnaClean DRX™ magnetic dirt filter - Engineered Systems
The ADEY® MagnaClean™ DRX magnetic dirt filter provides a highly compact and cost-effective solution for removing debris and black iron oxide sludge from commercial hydronic heating systems, according to the company. The filter can be installed in-line or side-stream and in either a vertical or horizontal orientation making it an ideal solution for maintenance or renovation applications where mechanical-room spa...