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Old 08-01-2018, 01:35 PM   #1
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What's the tighest radius PEX can handle?
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Old 08-01-2018, 02:12 PM   #2
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What's the tighest radius PEX can handle?
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So 4".
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So 4".
You're using 3/8" PEX? That's pretty small.
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You're using 3/8" PEX? That's pretty small.
You said 3/8" not me. I'll be using 1/2" for heating the floor. That's why I needed Radius/diameter to know how closely I can line them up.
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You said 3/8" not me. I'll be using 1/2" for heating the floor. That's why I needed Radius/diameter to know how closely I can line them up.
1/2" PEX tubing has an OD of 5/8" which requires 5" radius.
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Marc, check pics of our floor heat, we put the heat spreaders pretty close together and by running loops in parallel you will have less tight curves. Most low power hydronic heating pumps are better on volume then on pressure so reducing the length and getting several loops in parallel will do a better job. Also in case of a leak you can shut one loop off without loosing all the heating .


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Marc, check pics of our floor heat, we put the heat spreaders pretty close together and by running loops in parallel you will have less tight curves. Most low power hydronic heating pumps are better on volume then on pressure so reducing the length and getting several loops in parallel will do a better job. Also in case of a leak you can shut one loop off without loosing all the heating .


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