End Plugs are used with solar pool heaters to prevent the water from draining out by plugging the solar panel header openings that are not being connected to other panels or to the PVC plumbing pipes. Be sure that the End Plug is inserted with the lip facing in towards the panel so that the lip is in between the hose clamp and the panel. A typical solar panel roof kit should look like the diagram below when finished. It may vary based on the actual layout.End cap comes as two piece to be glued together by installer.Refer to the Vortex Install Manual for details on using End Plugs._______________________________________________________ HELP » Contact Customer Support• Toll-Free help line offering unit sizing support• Online e-mail technical and installation support• Brand and cost-of-operation comparisons _______________________________________________________ FREE SHIPPING! When purchased with a Solar Pool Heater System Kit. Delivery Information: Please allow 3 to 5 business days for orders to be processed, plus standard transportation delivery time.