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Vortex Panels - Quality Solar Collectors: Industrial grade polypropylene plastic Carbon black - superior absorption UV Inhibitors - prevents deterioration
Solar Pool Heater VORTEX 4x12 Panels Standard System Kit comes with required number of 4'x12' panels, plus all connecting and mounting hardware necessary for panel installation. Ideal for replacing existing systems, or add your own plumbing and control components to construct a new system. Note: Deluxe or Premium models offer more inclusive kits that incorporate plumbing and control components. Each Standard System Kit includes the required number of Panel Kits,1 Row Kit, and the required length of Hold-Down Strap [not shown].Vortex Panel Kit includes the necessary parts required to connect panels together, and mount them onto various roof surfaces types [shingle, wood shake, metal, and tile], or ground rack system. For High Wind areas, please click here. Mounting directly to the ground requires several additional specialized hardware components [call for information]. One Vortex Panel Kit is also required each time a Row Kit, Split Kit, or Double Row Kit is used.
Panel Kit includes: 2 - 1.5"x3" Rubber Couplings; used for connecting the panel headers together in a series 5 - #32 Stainless Steel Hose Clamps; used for sealing Rubber Couplings to panel headers 4 - Header/Strap Stainless Steel Clips; used for fastening panel and strap to roof or rack. 4 - #14 1/4"x1.5" 3/8" Hex Head Stainless Steel Screws; used for fastening Stainless Steel Clips to roof Polyester Woven Strap for mounting solar panels onto roof or rackConcrete Tile or Wood/Metal Rack applications include: Appropriate screws will be substituted for each kits standard Stainless Steel Screws described above - based on customer requirements that are chosen in dropdown selection box at top of this page entitled "System Hardware Kit/applications" Shingle, Metal or Modified/Rolled Roofs or Pressure Treated Wood Frame Racks, use standard kit screws: #14 - 1/4" x 2" - 3/8" Hex Head Stainless Steel Screws Barrel or Flat Concrete Tile or Concrete Roofs, substitute: #14 - 1/4" x 1 1/4" - 5/16" Tapcon Hex Head Screws Aluminum or Steel Frame Racks, substitute: #14 - 1/4" x 1" - 7/16" Hex Head Bolts and Locking NutsNote: 2" system plumbing is standard; 1ฝ" kits by request.Note: Vortex Panel and Row Kits can be used on most other brands of solar panels equipped with 1.5" I.D. headers. For systems or parts for panels with 2" headers, click here.Vortex Row Kit includes the necessary parts required to complete the proper functioning of each system. Capping off the one unused header opening at the end of a panel row [or rows], plus providing a mechanical release of vacuum buildup during draining of system is critical to the correct basic engineering dynamics. Row Kit includes: 1 - End Plug; used for plugging un-used panel header outlet 2 - 1.5" CPVC* Panel Adapters; used for connecting to panel outlet 2 - 1.5"x2" PVC Reducer Bushings; used with Panel Adapter to increase to 2" 2 - 2" PVC Couplings; used with Bushings to connect 2" PVC pipe together 1 - 1.5" Vacuum Breaker Kit; used to automatically release vacuum 1 - Panel Kit; hardware required to finish row.Note: *CPVC withstands high temperatures and requires All purposeCPVC glue. If PVC glue is used, it may result in leakage.
*Shipment Processing & Packaging:
Every effort will be made to fulfill expedited orders; however, expedited processing or expedited shipping is not guaranteed. If the expedited processing or expedited shipping deadline is missed, the additional expedited processing or expedited shipping surcharge will be refunded. Refunds for delays resulting in missed deadlines on expedited processing or expedited shipping orders will be limited to the amount of the expedited charge only.
IMPORTANT Delivery Note: Delivery truck driver will require handling assistance to be provided by purchaser when unloading unit from truck. Liftgate service available at an additional fee. Click here for information on Warnings and Notices about the delivery and unpacking of your kit.