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Mixing valve recommendation

Gary Smith
Gary Smith Member Posts: 367
Any recommendations for make/model for a mixing valve to go on a new 50 gallon electric water heater? or ones to avoid. Thanks in advance.

Comments

  • Ironman
    Ironman Member Posts: 6,570
    I like the CASH ACME. IDK the model number off hand.
    We've had no issues so far.
    Bob Boan
    You can choose to do what you want, but you cannot choose the consequences.
  • hot_rod
    hot_rod Member Posts: 15,037
    Take a look at the Caleffi 520. It does have 100% shutoff so no temperature creep when a recirc pump is added.

    https://www.caleffi.com/sites/default/files/file/na10482.pdf
    Bob "hot rod" Rohr
    trainer for Caleffi NA
    Living the hydronic dream
    kcopp
  • GroundUp
    GroundUp Member Posts: 1,282
    I love the Honeywell AMX myself, nice straight through design to screw on the factory WH nipple and an easy crossover with unions for the cold and mixed ports. Never had any trouble with them in the 8-10 years I've been using them. Webstone on the other hand, seems every second or third one I get is goofy and needs serious adjustment out of the box
    HomerJSmithSuperTechmikeapolis
  • HomerJSmith
    HomerJSmith Member Posts: 1,370
    If you have hard water, it can clog up the mechanism. I think Caleffi has a coating to help prevent this.
  • Gary Smith
    Gary Smith Member Posts: 367
    Thanks all.