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tinkntig
Trying to plumb cast radiator for hot water
tinkntig

I have a 3 column Taylor-Forbes Sovereign radiator that I am attempting to install into a hot water loop. At 1 end there is an outlet at the top and 1 at the bottom. The opposite end has 1 at the top and 2 at the bottom. I was told to connect to the 2 bottom outlets. But I think that by doing that, the water just circulates in and right back out. I have been unable to locate any cut-away drawings that would help me with this. I suspect I need 1 line connected at either of the bottom outlets, and 1 at the opposite end at the top. But not being clear on what the inner connections of the rad are, I am not sure. Thanks in advance/Ron

bill
Re: Trying to plumb cast radiator for hot water
bill

Connect the supply to the top side and the bottom to the return. make sure to install unions and a control valve. You will also need a purger at the top of the radiator. if you have trouble let me know.

Bill

Sombreuil_mongrel
Re: Trying to plumb cast radiator for hot water
Sombreuil_mongrel

/\ what he said. A purger may be also called a bleed valve. You use it to expel the air from the rad as it fills up w/water.

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