Expansion Tanks – Designs, Sizing and Application

Whether your system is designed for hydronic heating, cooling, geothermal, or solar thermal, an expansion tank plays an important part in maintaining system operation. Guest speaker Jody Samuell, Caleffi Manager of Engineer Education, discusses what the difference between a compression tank and a pre-charged expansion tank is, and how you go about sizing an expansion tank. How does anti-freeze affect expansion tank sizing and how do you go about properly locating an expansion tank. Jody also discusses what maintenance is required for expansion tanks.



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