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Will differential of aquastat clash with Tekmar 362 differential function?
Not sure if I am asking a question about a non-issue since I've yet to install this setup and actually encounter a problem, but I've currently got a gas fired hot water boiler controlled by a Honywell L8148E aquastat that I plan to modify in the near future and it got me wondering.....
As part of my coming boiler repipe, we'll be controlling the boiler with a Tekmar 362, and I plan to replace the L8148E with a Hydrostat 3100 to add the benefit of low water cutoff.
The default high temp differential on the Hydrostat is 10 degrees, and that is the minimum setting(the L8148E has a fixed 15 degree diff).
The 362 also apparently calculates differential, or it can be set manually, and this is determined by the boil, supply, and indoor temp sensors from what I can tell.
My question/concern: Will the 362's and 3100's differential functions acting at the same time cause any problems? Will they "clash" or otherwise step on each other, or are they really somewhat independent and not an issue?
It seems like one would have this scenario anyway with any aquastat and its differential setting, unless it can be set to zero. So perhaps this is a non-issue and the 362 takes this into account?
But as I read the documentation on the 362, it got me wondering.
Just a DIY'er trying to learn, and improve and maintain his converted ca 1929 overhead gravity hot water system since there is no one local that can.