Apr 13, 2011 · If you aren't using much -- domestic steam heat, hot water heating (closed systems) my personal view would be that the minor scale formation from the initial charge would be preferable to the corrosion from the softened water (in fact, in my part of the world, it is not unusual for our well water to be both quite soft and quite acidic -- chomps
MAKE SURE your softener is functioning properly and do not allow brine water into your boiler when using soft water. MAKE SURE you are adding corrosion inhibitor like our Treatment Solution 101 with the soft water fill. We would recommend using double the product dose when using soft water with your fill. Most situations benefit best from a 50% hard water, 50% soft water fill. With this you get a decrease in …
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Jul 13, 2009 · Hi all Firstly I'm not a plumber or heating engineer so excuse my ignorance if this is a silly question. I have a Potterton Gold 28 HE combi boiler. I live in a very hard water area and am thinking of getting a water softener installed in my home. I rang Potterton who said they didn't
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Mar 31, 2020 · A water softener filters out foreign particles such as magnesium, calcium, and other hard minerals. These particles attach to the inner liner of the boiler, reducing heat transfer efficiency, increasing the amount your boiler needs to work, and causing breakdowns.
We can provide softened water for this application in 2 ways. We can use a single tank softener with sufficient capacity to last a week and then regenerate on a 7 day cycle OR a twin tank alternating softener that will regenerate on metered demand. Rite Water Softeners are …
You can have a water softener in combination with our boiler as it will prevent the hot water circuit from scaling up and losing efficiency. However, the central heating circuit should be filled with hard water and a chemical inhibitor. This can be done by using the water softener bypass when filling or topping up.
Mar 03, 2021 · Domestic cold water, soft water, or permeate (after a reverse osmosis treatment) are often at or near groundwater temperatures of 50-70F. A boiler feed tank is heated to 190 F. A deaerator is typically 225-230F. Washdown water is typically 140F. Domestic hot water is typically 120F.
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