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Oversizing Compression tanks

alo Member Posts: 1
Amtrol's sizing calculation has repeatedly spat out sizes that are smaller than what I often see installed in similar sized buildings.

Are there any risks in oversizing a compression tank?

I work in retrofit design and generally do not have an accurate account of the system piping and volume of water; there's a lot of guesswork. Therefore being able to upsize would make me feel mroe comfortable.



  • Mark Eatherton
    Mark Eatherton Member Posts: 5,853
    The only risk....

    is the loss of money.

    As Dan H has said a million times, "The urge to oversize components for heating systems is stronger than the urge to have sex".

    How true it is.


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