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Vortex Plumbing Kit
For Connecting Solar to
Existing Pool System
Vortex Plumbing Kit<br>For Connecting Solar to<br>Existing Pool System
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Vortex Plumbing Kit

Vortex Plumbing Kit
includes the necessary parts required to 
connect a new VORTEX Solar Pool Heating System into the plumbing system of an existing swimming pool filtration system,
if purchasing components together as a preselected kit is desired.

The Plumbing Kit delivers everything necessary for a hassle free
do-it-yourself installation by the average handy person.

Plumbing Kit Highlights include:
 1 - 3-way Manual Control Valve; for turning solar on and off,
and for regulating flow - which controls pool temperature*
 2 - Check Valves; for preventing backflow through the pool's
filtering system, and the solar system return line
 PVC Pipe Fittings; a large assortment for tying into the
existing pool filtration system, and for plumbing the PVC
piping to and from the solar panel system** 
Installation Parts and Accessories; various components for
purchasing guesswork/time consuming shopping

PVC Pipe Fittings include:
 18 - 2" PVC 90 Elbows; used to connect two pieces 
         of 2" PVC pipe together at a right angle
 12 - 2" PVC 90 Street Elbows; used to connect one piece
         of 2" PVC pipe into another fitting at a right angle
 18 - 2" PVC Couplings; used to connect two pieces 
         of 2" PVC pipe together in a straight line
 11 - 2" PVC Tee; used to connect three pieces of 2" PVC 
         pipe together in a T-shaped configuration
 11 - 2" x 1 1/2" PVC Flush Bushing; used to connect one 
         piece of 1 1/2" PVC pipe to a 2" fitting in straight line

Installation Parts and Accessories include:
   1 - Tube Polyurethane Sealant; used for creating waterproof 
         seal between the panel mounting hardware / pipe clamps 
         and the roof [not included with Concrete Roof or Rack Kits] 

 12 - 2 1/2" Galvanized Two-Hole Pipe Clamps; used to 
         support 2" PVC pipe on a wall or the roof while 
         allowing for expansion and contraction
   4 - #14 - 1/4" x 1 1/4" - 5/16" Tapcon Hex Head Screws; 
         used to secure a Pipe Clamp when mounting the 3-Way 
         Valve to a concrete block wall 

 22 - #14 - 1/4" x 2" - 3/8" Hex Head Stainless Steel Screws; 
         used to secure the Pipe Clamps to the roof

Concrete Tile or Wood/Metal Rack applications include:
The appropriate screws are substituted for the Stainless Steel Screws above - based on the customer requirements that are
chosen in dropdown selection box at top of this page entitled
"System Hardware Kit based on installation application"

 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 Nuts

*The 3-way control valve is easily used to turn the solar
heater on or off, plus regulate the flow of water and adjust
the temperature. Manual adjustments only need to be made
occasionally as the seasons change.

**With the purchase of a Plumbing Kit, an average installation
requires only the purchase of PVC piping, which is cost prohibitive
to ship, and can be purchased at any local hardware supply.

Note: 2" system plumbing is standard; 1½" kits by request.

 VORTEX Plumbing Kits can be used on most other brands
of solar panels.


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