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Author Topic: Thermomax Solar Tubes lifespan / servicing  (Read 771 times)
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« on: April 16, 2019, 04:45:51 PM »

Hi I am a noob, from Northern Ireland....with little knowledge.....

I have a double set of Thermomax (Masdon?) vacuum tubes for hot water on my home
Lately I have the feeling they are not working

What would be their typical lifespan and can they be serviced ?

Thanks

Jonny 
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Rural Co. Down, Proven 6kw Turbine, GSHP, Thermomax Tubes....and Total lack of technical or useful knowledge
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« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2019, 06:17:28 PM »

The tubes will last forever if you dont break them. Its the pump and glycol pressurised system that messes up.
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« Reply #2 on: April 16, 2019, 10:36:29 PM »

Tubes look sound....
They feed into my main hot water cylinder which (should) give me hw from gshp.... but have been having issues with it....my theory is when it goes down....anything produced by the tubes gets sucked into the underfloor ??
Which means no hot water....Im ok with a flannel and kettle for a wash 🧼 its the 4 girls I live with who take exception....😐
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« Reply #4 on: April 18, 2019, 06:04:49 PM »

The little box on the top has never worked properly imho
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