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Hot Water Plumbing

By |September 3rd, 2015|CHASSIS BUILD|0 Comments

As I mentioned before, I went against my initial thought and decided to use PEX with crimp fittings for the hot water and heating pipes. Today I started putting the hot water pipe in and done a few fittings with the crimp rings. Looks very solid and I think I am going to trust that. Cutting the PEX pipe is easy with a dedicated cutter, very clean ends and the crimping with the ratchet tool is simple.

I used the PEX pipe from the roll, which can be a bit daunting, but buying straight pieces would not really helped the […]

Hot Water Supply

By |August 29th, 2015|CHASSIS BUILD|0 Comments

Today I only did a little bit of practical work. The lower pressure side for the water tanks is finished. I now started looking at the routing of the pressure lines, specifically the hot water supply lines. The cold is trivial and I have already placed the drinking water lines. For the drinking water I have only 3 connection points and for the fresh and hot water I have 5 and 4 respectively. This is not really a complex installation. The tanks with all the valves and connections have been more laborious.

The main aspect of the hot water supply […]