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Can anyone identify this manifold? — needs valve replacements

A customer had this set of roughly 20-year-old manifolds with some valves that leak and some that stick due to broken internal springs. I can find no manufacturer's identification other than the "dual wavy line" emblem shown in the second attached photo. The actuators are Wirsbo but the manifolds are not. Third photo shows the valve I need.




Thanks for any leads on parts.
Sol Brother

Comments

  • rick in Alaskarick in Alaska Posts: 793Member
    I am not positive, but it looks a lot like a Wirsbo truflow manifold, or at least very close resemblance. But from what I can see, the replacement seal looks like it is a little different on the seal end.
    Maybe it is an earlier version of a wirsbo manifold.
    Rick
  • Sol_BrotherSol_Brother Posts: 2Member
    Thanks for the response. I sent the photo to a tech at Wirsbo who said it was none of theirs.
    Sol Brother
  • HEATONHEATON Posts: 109Member
    Watts radiant?
  • Intplm.Intplm. Posts: 243Member
    This has become such a big issue.
    I'm wondering why manufacturers do not put the names on there stuff like they used to.
    In the past you couldn't miss who made what. ?
    I do not understand this "trend".
  • Intplm.Intplm. Posts: 243Member
    Did Uponor make Wirsbo like Viessmann made pipe in different diameters or (metric) to not match American pipe sizes way back when.
    Could this be a Wirsbo , Uponor thing??
    A manufacturing hiccup?
  • LeonardLeonard Posts: 643Member
    edited February 12
    I'm wondering why manufacturers do not put the names on there stuff like they used to.

    Likely manufacters are buying "off the shelf" from cheap suppliers and don't want to spend $$ putting their numbers on it. Likely a small company or it would lead to inventory control problems if had many similar parts.
  • hot_rodhot_rod Posts: 11,004Member
    looks like a Sparco logo?
    Bob "hot rod" Rohr
    trainer for Caleffi NA
    The magic is in hydronics, and hydronics is in me
  • Intplm.Intplm. Posts: 243Member
    Leonard said:

    I'm wondering why manufacturers do not put the names on there stuff like they used to.

    Likely manufacters are buying "off the shelf" from cheap suppliers and don't want to spend $$ putting their numbers on it. Likely a small company or it would lead to inventory control problems if had many similar parts.

    Its' an opportunity lost in advertising. In company recognition.
    The more the product is shown and recognized, the better for the product, the customer, buyer, installer, owner.

    Surely you will agree. ?

    This just seems to contribute to the throw away society.
  • SENWiEcoSENWiEco Posts: 44Member
    @Sol_Brother - Based on web search looks similar to Mr. Pex and this looks like your part
    theEnclosure.ca
    Sean Wiens
  • HaroldHarold Posts: 194Member
    Even more annoying is manufactures not keeping valves for the manifolds in a long term stock. Manifolds are sort of supposed to be forever.

    I have had to replace some manifolds simply because there were no parts available. Installation was about 15 years old. It is a lot of money when only a couple of valves are bad.
  • GroundUpGroundUp Posts: 423Member
    I've got some Zurn manifolds with the same brass log, but different valves... Also have some Wirsbo that look very similar. Wonder if there was a bulk manufacture of the logs at some point and several companies marketed them as their own with final assembly at their plants?
  • IamNotLostIamNotLost Posts: 1Member
    Sirs / Ladies ,

    Excuse me but perhaps if a further inspection was done on the wavy lines , the top one in particular there appears to be a marking that from my best view looks like GK , but that is without having it to physically inspect . But it is marked..
    Happy Hunting
  • Intplm.Intplm. Posts: 243Member
    Wow. Is that what it says? Eagle eyes for sure.
  • hot_rodhot_rod Posts: 11,004Member
    Here is a Honeywell/ Sparco mix valve, look like the same logo?

    Looks close, or a knock-off
    Bob "hot rod" Rohr
    trainer for Caleffi NA
    The magic is in hydronics, and hydronics is in me
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