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Paging Hot 🔥 Rod...Caleffi question

Mad Dog_2
Mad Dog_2 Member Posts: 4,450
edited March 9 in THE MAIN WALL
@hot_rod

Ok.  Ready to try a Caleffi Air/DirtMAG
to see how they hold up to my beloved Spirovents.  I need a 3" Flanged  model. Is that the
 NA456080AM0* 3"ANSI flange ASME & CRN?

Also, who is going to give me the best price in NYC?  Do you have a go to guy?  Thank you.  Mad 🐕 Dog Matt

Comments

  • hot_rod
    hot_rod Member Posts: 18,900
    The mag function is typically on the dirt sep devices or the combinations Discal DirtMag

    NA546080 AM is a

    3” air dirt mag. ASME adds a lot to the cost, some are available non stamped, but it depends on your AHJ

    Rathe Associates in Farmingdale is the rep, they may know which supplier has product.
    631 822 1200
    Bob "hot rod" Rohr
    trainer for Caleffi NA
    Living the hydronic dream
    Mad Dog_2
  • Mad Dog_2
    Mad Dog_2 Member Posts: 4,450
    Thanks Hot Rod 🔥 I'll call James Rathe tomorrow.  Yep not cheap but high quality.  
    We don't need the ASME stamp.  Mad Dog 

  • Mad Dog_2
    Mad Dog_2 Member Posts: 4,450
    I do feel a little guilty 😕 I must admit...Spirovents and I have had a love affair since I installed my first one in the  Mid 90s with R.S. English and Jimmy The Gent Burke doing a boiler a day.  But I have used the Caleffi feeder valves and love the colorful catalogs and Hot Rod 🔥 does an outstanding job of representing the company, so I guess 🤔 its working on me.  I always prided myself on installing the BEST OF THE BEST equipment and materials and Spirovent is, but I think I'm going to give Caleffi a Shot too.  Don't worry Spirovent, I still love ya..You'll always have a home with me too...You might have your Hydronic  "Cousin" moving in to your room.
    Ha ha  Mad Dog 
  • archibald tuttle
    archibald tuttle Member Posts: 1,033
    Mad Dog_2 said:

    I do feel a little guilty 😕 I must admit...Spirovents and I have had a love affair since I installed my first one in the  Mid 90s

    The earliest job I know I put one in was 1992 because I still own it, but I think I had put others in, maybe even in the late 80s. I found out about 'em in the "new hydronic news", the heating help of its day. Back then radiant floor was consider subversive. that spirovent, btw, is on glycol a polybeautiful system and still runs great to this day with no make up water. I used to keep a reservoir of diluted glycol and pump attached but i gave it up for lent. This is an outbuilding and I only run it under my observation so I don't sweat it.

    Mad Dog_2
  • hot_rod
    hot_rod Member Posts: 18,900
    Spiro as I recall came up with the micro bubbler concept.
    Others have improved on the design, larger low velocity chamber, easier to service, more robust media inside, higher flow rates, etc.

    as usuals others sent the overseas to have them value engineered and built in low wage countries. Quality varies based on price and country if origin.
    Bob "hot rod" Rohr
    trainer for Caleffi NA
    Living the hydronic dream
    Mad Dog_2
  • Robert O'Brien
    Robert O'Brien Member Posts: 3,479
    Mad Dog_2 said:

    I do feel a little guilty 😕 I must admit...Spirovents and I have had a love affair since I installed my first one in the  Mid 90s with R.S. English and Jimmy The Gent Burke doing a boiler a day.  But I have used the Caleffi feeder valves and love the colorful catalogs and Hot Rod 🔥 does an outstanding job of representing the company, so I guess 🤔 its working on me.  I always prided myself on installing the BEST OF THE BEST equipment and materials and Spirovent is, but I think I'm going to give Caleffi a Shot too.  Don't worry Spirovent, I still love ya..You'll always have a home with me too...You might have your Hydronic  "Cousin" moving in to your room.
    Ha ha  Mad Dog 

    What happened to Jimmy? Fell off the face of the earth
    To learn more about this professional, click here to visit their ad in Find A Contractor.
  • Mad Dog_2
    Mad Dog_2 Member Posts: 4,450
    "All the leaves ARE brown....and the sky is grey....I went for a walk 🚶‍♂️ on a winters day..."  ok  he ain't in California..  He's Florida Dreaming....Still working PT...you know Jimmy The Gent . Miss him man... Mad Dog
  • Mad Dog_2
    Mad Dog_2 Member Posts: 4,450
    Put in my order for the Dirt-Mag...can't wait.  About 6 week wait.  Mad Dog