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  • Dave0176 Dave0176 @ 6:44 PM
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    Header sizing

    On that WM EG30 boiler I'm installing, should I run two 2" risers into a 3" header. Or should I size it to a 2 1/2" header.
  • Paul S Paul S @ 7:05 PM
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    manufacture

    What does the manufacture say?I usually use the size the manufacture states for the risers and I go up a inch for the header...for example of it says 3 inch header I use 4 inch Paul S
  • JStar JStar @ 7:31 PM
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    Header

    ****Header Size per Maximum BTUH Output****
    (Based on Velocity of 15 ft/sec. to 20 ft/sec.)
    2" Header = 48,384 - 64,512
    2.5" Header = 68,832 - 91,776
    3" Header = 106,416 - 141,888
    4" Header = 183,312 - 244,416
    5" Header = 287,856 - 383,808
    6" Header = 416,016 - 544,688
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  • Dave0176 Dave0176 @ 8:25 PM
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    Thanks Jstar

    I seen that chart, but I also seen 3&4 section boiler 3" header 5&6 section boilers 4" header??? Should I run at least a 2 1/2 header??
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