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Causes of restriction to flow in radiant pex heating system.

chingo
chingo Member Posts: 22
Many things can cause restriction to flow. 1. Air in system 2. Cavitation 3. Kink in a pipe 4. Bad check valve 5. Bad pump 6. Bad flow meter 7. Bad isolation vavles 8. Bad mixing valve 9. Too long a run for diameter of pipe Have i missed anything??????

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  • SWEI
    SWEI Member Posts: 7,356
    Please tell me someone is going to put chairs under that mesh before the pour...
  • Zman
    Zman Member Posts: 7,334
    SWEI said:

    Please tell me someone is going to put chairs under that mesh before the pour...

    Kurt,
    It is good to dream...
    Carl
    "If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough"
    Albert Einstein
  • SWEI
    SWEI Member Posts: 7,356
    I always figure that if you're going to dream, you might as well dream big...
    RobG
  • chingo
    chingo Member Posts: 22
    lifted during pour
  • SWEI
    SWEI Member Posts: 7,356
    Will you be doing the lifting yourself? "The concrete guys will take care of it" has a rather poor track record in this industry.
  • chingo
    chingo Member Posts: 22
    yeah your probably right that's why i was there on the pour