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Water Temp / Boiler Plugging

ChasManChasMan Posts: 459Member
Was reading the instruction manual for the Pensotti DK boiler. There is a note that states:<span style="font-size:12pt">

Allowing the water temperature in the boiler to drop below 160 degrees F for an extended period of time can cause corrosion and boiler plugging. </span>

Are we shortening the life of three pass boilers by using ODR with a low limit less than 160? Will coldstarting boilers plug them up? After all, tests have shown...


  • kcoppkcopp Posts: 3,325Member

    doesn't add up. That may be a misprint.  160F  is pretty high by Euro heating standards.
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