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Hot Water Plumbing

By |September 4th, 2015|CHASSIS BUILD|0 Comments

After I finished the data entry for the BMS I went outside to do some more plumbing. Yesterday evening I had picked up some more insulation for the hot water pipes as one can see in the top picture.

I looked at the possible routes for the pipes and decided that some of the fill lines were in the way. I removed them to get a better route for the hot water.

I use cable tie saddles to fix the pipes to the chassis.

The saddles are riveted to the floor supports with pop rivets.

In the foreground one can see the hot […]

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 […]

Plumbing

By |December 20th, 2014|SPECIFICATIONS|0 Comments

Automatic pressure pump with accumulator tank, self priming, can run dry, 40psi, 15l/m
Tank management system with transfer pump, valves and control panel for managing
tank content
Grey water separation from shower in separate holding tank for recycling
Toilet with macerator pump and raw water flush system from grey water tank
“Endless water” for shower – circulation system with inline heater and high pressure pump for 6 massage jets, flush valve and drain pump – pressure pump delivers 60psi and 20l/m
Drain pump with macerator for kitchen sink
Hot water circulation pipe to internal hot water outlets with on demand switch for circulation pump (reduces water […]