1" Threaded Vortech Air Separator
Brand: Taco
Part#: VRTX100-3
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Taco VRTX100 VorTech Air Separator features 1" threaded inlets, cast iron body and is designed to provide an enhanced level of air removal in a large variety of hydronic, radiant heating, cooling or combination systems. Air is quickly and effectively separated and eliminated through a factory installed Taco Hy-Vent.

Taco VorTech air separator is also designed with a 1/2" tapping at the bottom for easy installation of an expansion tank.


Features:
  • Works Efficiently with both Low Velocity Water and High Velocity Water
  • Unique Bubble Breaker Cartridge
  • Replaceable High Capacity Hy-Vent
  • No Minimum Run of Pipe Required
  • Vent can be Closed
  • Eliminates Air Induced System Noise
 
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Technical Specifications:
  • Inlet/Outlet Connections: 1" Female Threaded
  • Expansion Tank Outlet (bottom tapping): 1/2" Female Threaded
  • Maximum Operating Pressure: 150 psi
  • Maximum Operating Temperature: 240°F
  • Media: Water or Water/Glycol
  • Recommended Velocity: 4 feet/sec
  • Maximum Velocity: 8 feet/sec
  • Cv: 15.5
  • Kv: 14.1
  • Dimensions: 5-3/4" wide x 7-5/8" high x 3" deep
  • Weight: 7.0 lbs
  • Materials of Construction: Cast Iron Body and Cap
  • Stainless Steel Cartridge and Plate
  • Viton O-Ring
  • Taco 419 Hy-Vent Air Vent
 
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Warranty:
1 year manufacturer's warranty.
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works great
Good product fast shipping. Good company to work with.
By Verified Buyer on 01/24/2016
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Great addition to system
Solved all air problems within about 10 minutes. Greatly simplifies the process of bleeding complex radiator systems.
By PK (from DC) on 01/09/2013
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Occasionally I have water that comes out from the top of the separator. Can you advise why that happens and should the valve on top be shut tight or loosened
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If you have a discharge from the air separator (or more specifically - the air vent at the top), then the air vent may not be functioning properly and may have to be replaced. Internal design of the air vent has a float which is supposed to seal off the air discharge when water level rises to a certain height. The vent cap on the air vent should be loose to allow for the air to escape.
By PexUniverse Customer Service on 05/20/2013

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