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Anyone ever heard of this pipe?

Mark Hunt
Mark Hunt Member Posts: 4,909
Solar heat exchanger tubing.

Went to look at a radiant system aproximately 14 years old. Open system driven by a Polaris water heater.

All 7/8" tubing with roof flashing for plates.

Looks like something our favorite internet company would design and sell, but the tubing is new to me.

Google search turns up nothing on the company.

Almost none of the tubing is is actual contact with the sub-flooring, and the "plates" were stapled with 3/8" staples that have come loose in many places.

Customer inherited this system from previous owner.

I would like to know what kind of pipe this is. It doesn't feel like Pex and in thin walled compared to Pex. Couls it be PB? It is white in color, almost opaque.

Any info would be appreciated.

Mark H

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Comments

  • Weezbo
    Weezbo Member Posts: 6,232
    i have a engineer who i lent my weezbo tool to...

    who i plumbed the potable dwv and all the radiant zone into who hooked up his own viessmann (with a little help)who has now started building houses just so he can lash up viessmann and wirsbo radiant. looking for the newest least expensive o barrier he found a company who sells him something that looks a bit like he pex except its a cream opaque colour...and its a bit less expensive..i dont know exactly where he gets it buh it has been around a while.
  • Mark Eatherton1
    Mark Eatherton1 Member Posts: 2,542
    That is Bobs...

    "Award Winning" stuff. Someone asked about it before, and I found something on it in google or one of the other search engines. I think it's a PE pipe if mamories serve me collectly.

    ME
  • Mark Hunt
    Mark Hunt Member Posts: 4,909
    Thanks Mark


    I'll post some pics that "bob" should be proud of.


    Merry Christmas Mark.


    Mark H

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