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Nozzle size & angle

PB92
PB92 Member Posts: 5
Hello. New here. I have a 2008 Peerless boiler. Model WBV-03-WPCO Serial# 582794-200709
House is a raised ranch 950 sf. Live in CT.
What would be the general recommended nozzle for this boiler? Thank you!!
-Bob

Comments

  • STEVEusaPA
    STEVEusaPA Member Posts: 5,689
    Which burner, which pump pressure?
    Even after you put in the correct nozzle, you'll need to set up the burner with combustion instruments.
    I'd have to recommend you have a competent professional handle this.
    steve
    GBart
  • HVACNUT
    HVACNUT Member Posts: 4,591
    The WBV can fire between .60 and 1.10 GPH, with the .60 achieved only with the Riello F3, so like Steve suggested, there's a lot more to it the just changing the nozzle.
    I believe, but not positive that Delavan states a 10% + - from the stamped firing rate so you need a pro with instruments to adjust the burner properly.
  • Jamie Hall
    Jamie Hall Member Posts: 18,924
    And I might add to both of the above -- the nozzle chosen and hence the firing rate achieved must not only match the burner and the boiler -- but the heating requirements of the rest of the system.

    This not Plug 'n' Play. This is a job for someone with the equipment and training.
    Br. Jamie, osb
    Building superintendent/caretaker, 7200 sq. ft. historic house museum with dependencies in New England
    GBart
  • newagedawn
    newagedawn Member Posts: 586
    where in CT?
    "The bitter taste of a poor install lasts far longer than the JOY of the lowest price"
  • PB92
    PB92 Member Posts: 5
    Hi Folks,
    I wanted to do the cleaning myself. I'm a car guy doing my own repairs and custom stuff. I get mechanical stuff. The cleaning and changing the nozzle looks easy enough, but everyone changes the nozzles. I do not have the combustion gauges, so doing the cleaning myself makes no sense.

    All good advice, thank you guys. I'll find a HVAC guy.

    Newagedawn, CT is abbreviation for Connecticut. I did get a kick out of your question, I often wonder that myself.
  • STEVEusaPA
    STEVEusaPA Member Posts: 5,689
    PB92 said:

    ...Newagedawn, CT is abbreviation for Connecticut. I did get a kick out of your question, I often wonder that myself.

    I don't think he was making a joke.
    He said "Where in CT", not "Where is CT".
    If @newagedawn is in your area, you could not go wrong.
    steve
    newagedawn
  • GBart
    GBart Member Posts: 746
    We also call it Corrupticut, we have more corruption going on here than anywhere between the mafia and corporations, heck we had the same governor go to jail twice.
  • Jamie Hall
    Jamie Hall Member Posts: 18,924
    GBart said:

    We also call it Corrupticut, we have more corruption going on here than anywhere between the mafia and corporations, heck we had the same governor go to jail twice.

    Not to mention very nearly the highest taxes in the nation, nearly the worst roads -- and the worst drivers! We are a very distinguished (extinguished?) State!
    Br. Jamie, osb
    Building superintendent/caretaker, 7200 sq. ft. historic house museum with dependencies in New England
  • PB92
    PB92 Member Posts: 5
    Thanks Steve, I'm in East Haven...……….corrupt, yes big time. And also correct, CT is as of last year considered the most costly state to live in overall.
    Which, is the reason I'm planning on moving to Arizona...……

    Remember the BEST view of CT is in the rear view mirror!

    Yes if Newagedawn is near me, be more then happy to have him service the boiler.
    ratio
  • PB92
    PB92 Member Posts: 5
    Actually, watching some HVAC techs checking the combustion on boilers after cleaning, they drill a hole in the exhaust flue, and stick the probe in there.

    Oddly enough, I checked my exhaust flue from the boiler to the chimney...…….no holes. I wonder if he ever or even checked the combustion efficiency after cleaning. Maybe he didn't.
    Is that possible or is there another way to check without drilling a small hole in exhaust flue??
  • Steamhead
    Steamhead Member Posts: 15,331
    PB92 said:

    Actually, watching some HVAC techs checking the combustion on boilers after cleaning, they drill a hole in the exhaust flue, and stick the probe in there.

    Oddly enough, I checked my exhaust flue from the boiler to the chimney...…….no holes. I wonder if he ever or even checked the combustion efficiency after cleaning. Maybe he didn't.
    Is that possible or is there another way to check without drilling a small hole in exhaust flue??

    No hole means he didn't test.
    All Steamed Up, Inc.
    Towson, MD, USA
    Steam, Vapor & Hot-Water Heating Specialists
    Oil & Gas Burner Service
    Consulting
  • newagedawn
    newagedawn Member Posts: 586
    wow, went from getting a boiler serviced to corrupt CT, gotta agree with the rearview mirror part, i always take down the flue and brush the boiler and always do a combustion test, even on long standing customers boilers, that i know have been running well for yrs, shout out to steve in pa, thanks brother!!!!!!
    "The bitter taste of a poor install lasts far longer than the JOY of the lowest price"
  • PB92
    PB92 Member Posts: 5
    So if my former boiler service man didn't check combustion, how in the world did he do it? Any recommendations on a (good) boiler tech in CT?
  • lchmb
    lchmb Member Posts: 2,997
    he looked at the fire and said it's perfect... and with that..spend the extra few dollars and contact newagedawn... He'll do it right this time...
    newagedawn
  • newagedawn
    newagedawn Member Posts: 586
    shout out to lchmb, thanks brother!!!!!
    "The bitter taste of a poor install lasts far longer than the JOY of the lowest price"