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rtran
rtran Member Posts: 11
I was about to have a Buderus SST stainless steel DHW intalled which use 316 SS and 304 SS on the HX.  The mannual said not to exceed 80 ppm of chloride.  I had Analytical Balance test my water for chloride level since my town in Randolph, MA are not required to test for chloride, the result is 91mg/l which is 91 ppm.  What do you think I should do?

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  • kcopp
    kcopp Member Posts: 4,443
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    make sure that there....

    is an anode rod in the tank and change it out yearly.
  • SpeyFitter
    SpeyFitter Member Posts: 422
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    Bradford White RTV series

    Or a Bradford White RTV Stainless steel tank made out of 444 stainless steel which is apparently nearly immune to chloride attack ( much better than 300 series stainless steels). 

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  • SpeyFitter
    SpeyFitter Member Posts: 422
    edited January 2012
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    Bradford White RTV series

    dp

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  • rtran
    rtran Member Posts: 11
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    thanks

    Thank for the feedback.  I had considered Bradford White RTV SS.  My boiler is going to be Buderus G125 with logamatic, any problem using a different brand indirect.
  • kcopp
    kcopp Member Posts: 4,443
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    just make sure....

    the probe for the logamatic can fit in the aquastat port.
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