INSTANTANEOUS WATER HEATER INSTALLATION AND ADJUSTMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR SINGLE AND DOUBLE WALL UNITS Bulletin No. AY-780-L valve or heat trap to prevent the conduction of heat through the water from the unit during inactive times. 2.
“Smart Parts” Engineering,Material Choices APCOM manufacturers water heater dip tubes in crosslinked polyethylene (PEX), polypropylene, and polysulfone.
Outlet of the water heater. A heat trap nipple typically has either a ball or, flap built into the nipple that blocks the flow of heat up out of the water heater into the pipes yet moves out of the way when hot water is turned on allowing
Conclusions. ENERGY FACTOR RATING OF BARE TEST TANK WITH VARIOUS HEAT TRAP CONFIGURATIONS CONFIGURATION Energy Factor. 3” Steel Nipples (no HT) 0.879
Install the Heat Trap Fittings 1. Wrap the water heater heat trap fitting pipe threads using teflon tape. These fittings are directional and must be installed properly. Both have arrows showing the correct direction for installation. 2.
RESIDENTIAL WATER HEATER PARTS LIST 5 10 8 1 3 2 9 4 11 12 6 7. 2 PART NO. 186600-000 REV. A 500 Tennessee Waltz Parkway, Ashland City, TN 37015 Phone: 800-433-2545 • Fax: 800-644-9306 9 Dip Tube/ Heat Trap Assembly 9006532005 9006533005 9006534005 9006534005
Built-in heat trap prevents heated water from radiating through the piping during standby periods. Each water heater shall be shipped with a complete set of installation and operating instructions including spare parts list and approved drawings.
Water heater heat trap fittings 2×4 support Masking tape Wooden shims Matches or grill igniter Step One Set The Water Heater In Place Use a carpenter’s level along the side of the water heater to level it with wooden or plastic shims Project Guide
Supplied with water heater) Heat Trap 6” Min. Shut-Off Valve. 16 Lighting the water heater. Before operating this water heater, be sure to read and follow the instructions on the label pictured
Electric water heater. In the hot water outlet fitting, a Teflon ball (heavier than water) seats to Heat Trap Fittings ® Rheem Water Heaters • Post Office Box 244020 • Montgomery, Alabama 36124-4020 PRINTED IN U.S.A 6-00 WP FORM NO. 105-5 Rev. 4
water heater heat trap heat trap heat trap c aquastat t lthw (optional) return water heater water heater expansion tank expansion tank cold water supply cold water supply powers utc valve powers utc valve powers utc valve t temp/pressure gauge c flow direction valve ball valve automatic
SE water heater tank is constructed with solid non-ferrous copper-silicon tank tappings which are Built-in heat trap supplied in hot water outlet (3/4" inlet/outlet models only) 4. All electrical controls are factory wired and tested 5.
Copyright© by American Water Heater Company 2006. All rights reserved. A heavier than water ball in the hot water outlet heat trap (Red) sinks to its seat in the absence of water flow. It is furnished as an anode holding device.
WATER HEATER SPECIALTY ITEMS PRICE SHEET# WHSI-091107 Effective: September 11, 2007 Water Heater Specialty Items 6118712389800 3/4 X 3 IN HEAT TRAP NIPPLE FOR HOT WATER 10/50 5.17 -$ Non Directional Nipple PACK LIST Net JMF NUMBER SIZE QTY EACH Each
• Efficiency of your water heater The price of running your hot water system varies depending on the following: Energy-Saving Tips • Install a heat loop or in-line trap (aka: heat trap) to keep hot water in the tank rather than in the pipes.
THE FIX Since there is no simple way to correct pulsation of the water supply, removal of the heat traps is sometimes the only practical alternative. efficiency of the water heater. These reductions are as follows: • Electric
Well-insulated water heater with this preheated water. Figure 10-1 shows two 110 v AC blower backdraft damper heat trap on the ductwork from the collector. Sizing The amount of hot water needed by a family will vary somewhat, but a good rule of
Common type of water heater, but not the most efficient—they use more energy because they keep a large tank of water hot at all times, even when no one is using hot water. Tankless Water Heaters HEAT TRAP HOT-WATER OUTLET TIPS FOR EFFICIENCY
If your water heater does not have built-in heat traps, have a plumber install one on each cold-water inlet HEAT TRAP WATER INLET/OUTLET Note: Some manufacturers do not recommend installing insulation blankets on gas, propane, and oil water heaters.
Copyright© by American Water Heater Company 2006. All rights reserved. Removal of Heat Trap Marble Models Affected: Any with Damaged Heat Trap Fitting 1. Shut off the water supply to the water heater. (A) 2. Disconnect the hot water outlet side. (B)