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FITTING NEW RADIATOR 10MM CENTRAL HEATING SYSTEM

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by ellsie, 4 May 2010.

  1. ellsie

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    HI ,I NEED TO FIT A NEW RADIATOR TO MY CENTRAL HEATING, IT AS EITHER 8MM OR 10MM COPPER PIPE AND BOTH FEED AND RETURN CONNECT TO ONE END OF THE RADIATOR- FITTED AROUND 1983,I WANT TO FIT A NEW RADIATOR WITH A TRV ,FEED IN ONE END RETURN IN THE OTHER END,IT IS FITTED WITH A WORCESTER BOSCH 35CDi COMBI.
    THANKS ELLSIE.
     
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    so whats the question ?
     
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    HI,WHAT PARTS DO I NEED AND HOW DO I GO ABOUT IT ,ELLSIE
     
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    measure the diameter of pipe,order approprite fittings and pipe....i.e 8mm pipe ull want 8mm compression fittings and 8mm pipe-or soldered fittings if u can solder,fit rad and repipe to the other end
     
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    So you planning to run 2 radiators off this (possibly) 8mm supply installed around 1983?
     
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    HI, I JUST WANT TO FIT A RADIATOR WITH A TRV ,ELLSIE
     
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    wheres the 2 rads come into it ?
     
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    i was asking because i wasnt sure from the question if she meant she was connecting to an existing 10 or 8 supply, was it not ok to ask?
     
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    Of course it is OK to ask.
    Moreover has the OP the skills/knowledge to do this?
    Anyone for a flood claim?
     
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    HI, THANKS FOR ALL YOUR HELP,ALL I AM TRYING TO DO IS REPLACE AN OLD RADIATOR ON A 10MM SYSTEM -WHERE BOTH INLET AND OUTLET PIPES RUN INTO ONE END OF THE RADIATOR,FOR A NEW ONE, SO I CAN FIT A TRV AND HAVE INLET IN ONE END AND OUTLET IN THE OTHER ,A TRV CANNOT BE FITTED WHEN BOTH PIPES RUN TO THE SAME END.ELLSIE
     
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