AMTROL ST (Therm-X-Trol) is a water heater expansion tank, designed for use in domestic hot water heating systems to eliminate the potential hazards of. individual basis, however each data sheet is available on the Amtrol Web Site and Thermal Expansion Absorbers, ST-C Series (ASME). B. A. ST5-C. STC. individual basis, however each data sheet is available on the Amtrol Web Site ST 8. ⁄8. 8. 3⁄4. 5. ST
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Amtrol – Amtrol Therm-X-Trol Hot Water Heater Expansion Tank – ST
Rates range from 6. Left unchecked, the resulting pressure increase can cause relief valve discharge and other potentially unsafe conditions. Specifications Expansion Tank Type. Both are intended to control the high end pressure of your boiler system and keep the relief valve from opening due to increased system pressure caused by the expansion of water. There are two basic expansion tank types: This tank will not lose its air cushion unless the bladder becomes detached, at which point the tank would need to be replaced.
Water heater manufacturers and plumbing codes require the installation of an expansion amtrop device if a backflow preventor, pressure reducing valve or check valve is installed in the domestic supply line. Bladder-type tanks contain a moving bladder, and requires either a separate pressure reducing valve as mentioned above or a fill-trol valve to maintain initial fill pressure of 12 psi or higher depending upon the requirements of your system.
Specifications Expansion Tank Type There are two basic expansion tank types: As the system water temperature increases, the expanded water is absorbed by the tank. Alpine Home Air Products. A Todd Arthurs Company, Inc. This type of tank looses its air cushion over the years and will need to be drained periodically.
As the system water temperature reaches its maximum, the diaphragm flexes against the air cushion to allow for the increased water expansion. Your terms may vary and are subject to application.
Amtrol Therm-X-Trol Hot Water Heater Expansion Tank – ST-12
Water Heaters Tankless Water Heaters. Fremont, CA [ Change ]. Please enable your browser’s cookies to use this site. Plain steel and bladder-type. In Alpine Home Air Products became the first company to sell heating, air conditioning and indoor air-quality products online. Free Shipping See Details.
Replacement Parts Boiler System Components. Thermal expansion occurs as domestic water is heated. Plain steel tanks have no moving parts, and require a separate pressure reducing valve to maintain initial fill pressure of 12 psi or higher depending upon the requirements of your system.