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Transport pipe making noices

BoscoBosco Posts: 15Member
edited November 2018 in Gas Heating
Why does the transport pipe making water flow noices? Each time the time is turn on

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  • Mark EathertonMark Eatherton Posts: 5,843Member
    Sounds like a low flow condition. How many pumps are on your system? Got pictures?

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  • hot_rodhot_rod Posts: 11,857Member
    Could be the boiler is over sized for the loads(s) is it a zoned system? What type of heat emitters. how about a load calculation for the building.

    Copper tube boilers are a fairly low mass, low water content boiler. Without a consistent load they were prone to short cycling.
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  • EBEBRATT-EdEBEBRATT-Ed Posts: 6,035Member
    As mentioned above you boiler needs constant full flow when it is firing. Sounds like a flow restriction or a pump is not working
  • tommyboy5740tommyboy5740 Posts: 1Member
    I have the same problem with my epb 110. It started to give short term hot water and worsened to only 10 second intervals before cold water ran. I am looking for apost that may offer similar assistance.
  • ZmanZman Posts: 5,247Member
    @tommyboy5740
    It is probably better to start another post with all the details of your problem including pictures.
    "If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough"
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  • GordyGordy Posts: 9,264Member
    Could be flow issue. Is this a new development, or something you just took notice of?

    Seems some flow is occurring to drop 30 degrees in 1:30 min.

    Is it warmer outside now?
  • Steve MinnichSteve Minnich Posts: 2,468Member
    They are suppose to be piped primary/secondary. I've yet to see one piped that way.
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  • Steve MinnichSteve Minnich Posts: 2,468Member
    Or, at least, with a bypass.
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  • kjl520kjl520 Posts: 10Member
    If I'm not mistaken... That Laars is a copper finned boiler. Similar to a Lochinvar. You definitely have a flow issue. I've seen it many times before. These boilers have a very small volume. If you don't have constant flow through the boiler it will over heat in less than a minute. It might make some pretty weird sounds as the water boils inside the boiler. I would say your flow restriction is either from a failed pump or air lock. My money would be on a bad pump. You need a technician.
  • EBEBRATT-EdEBEBRATT-Ed Posts: 6,035Member
    I always thought piping a copper fin boiler with primary secondary was mandatory
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