Vortex Panels - Quality Solar Collectors:• Industrial grade polypropylene plastic• Carbon black - superior absorption• UV Inhibitors - prevents deterioration SINGLE 4x8 VORTEX Solar Panels may be ordered in any quantity required. Each solar panel comes with one accompanying Hardware Kit. The Hardware Kit [one per panel] is necessary for mounting of each individual panel to the roof or rack, and for connecting it to the adjacent panel. Note: When ordering - enter the number of panels required in the "quantity" box - after clicking the "Add to Cart" button above. *Custom Configurations Note: Combining different size panels requires the use of a Split Kit; purchase in the product listing section. *Custom Configurations Example: Combining six 4x10s on roof A with two 4x12s on roof B. In this example the customer would order a six panel 4x10 Standard, Deluxe, or Premium Solar Heater Kit, and separately order a quantity of two additional Single 4x12 Panels, which include accompanying Hardware Kit for each panel, plus one Split Kit. Note: Special discounts are available on large quantity orders, and for licensed pool and building contractors - please contact a Customer Service Agent. • Single Panels are also perfect for replacing one or more panels on an existing system in need of repairs [VORTEX will connect to most other manufactures products – see product specifications]. • Increasing heat higher than standard operating temperatures of 80-85 degree range can be achieved by simply adding panels – see the Specific Formula Sizing Guide for detailed instructions. • Adding one or more panels to an existing installed system is an excellent way to increase the inadequate heating performance of an under-engineered solar pool heating system. _______________________________________________________ VIEW » Vortex Install Manual PDF FormatView the manual for details on installing a solar pool heaterVIEW » Ground Rack Diagram PDF FormatSpecification diagram for optional ground rackHELP » Contact Customer Support• Toll-Free help line offering unit sizing support• Online e-mail technical and installation support• Brand and cost-of-operation comparisons _______________________________________________________ Vortex Panel Kit for connecting solar panel to adjacent panels and mounting on to the roof surface or supporting rack The 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 is possible, and 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. 4x 8 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 • 3 - Header/Strap Stainless Steel Clips; used for fastening panel and strap to roof or rack. Polyester strap included • 3 - #14 1/4"x1.5" 3/8" Hex Head Stainless Steel Screws;† used for fastening Stainless Steel Clips to roof • 9' Polyester Strap for mounting solar panels onto roof or rack †Concrete 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" • #14 - 1/4" x 2" - 3/8" Hex Head Stainless Steel Screws; standard kit screws used for Shingle, Metal, Modified or Rolled Roofs, or Pressure Treated Wood Frame Racks • #14 - 1/4" x 1 1/4" - 5/16" Tapcon Hex Head Screws; substitute screws used for Barrel or Flat Concrete Tile, or Concrete Roofs• #14 - 1/4" x 1" - 7/16" Hex Head Bolts and Locking Nuts; substitute screws used for Aluminum or Steel Metal Frame RacksNote: Vortex Panel Kits can be used on most other brands of solar panels equipped with 1.5" I.D. headers. _______________________________________________________ Function: Replacement or supplement of solar panels Benefits: Worldwide shipping – Factory Direct Internet prices!!! Product Applications: • Adding different sized panels to create a custom configuration • Providing of one or more repair panels on an existing system • Increasing heat range above standard operating temperatures Product Features: • Do-it-yourself friendly connecting and mounting components • Easy to read installation manual; step-by-step diagrams • Includes all necessary components needed for project • Proper panel selection supported by customer service agent • Installation supported by solar engineer tech assistance • Toll-Free help line and/or online e-mail tech support • 10-Year Full-Replacement Factory Warranty Product Specifications: • VORTEX - highest quality pool heater in the solar industry • Backed up with best customer warranty offered today • Panels designed to exceed commercial grade specifications • Severe-duty construction 30% heavier than industry average • Highest panel life expectancy; typically lasts 15-20 years • Combines high flow rates with low system pressure allowing • maximum transfer of heat while reducing strain on pump • 1.5” Nominal Header [1.48” I.D, 1.90” O.D]
Processing and Delivery Information: Please allow Processing Time as stated above for your order, plus standard transportation delivery time. Orders placed after 2PM EST may not begin processing until the next business day. Please call for Rush Processing and/or Rush Shipping options. Due to high demand between March and July, extended processing time may occur; allow up to 21 business days for order processing. Due to the size and weight of this item, expedited shipping is usually prohibitive; call for quotation.
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.