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Jan 28, 2019

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.”*...

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