Have you noticed any
of the following problems with your central heating
a long time to heat up?
Strange boiler or pipe noises?
Cold areas on radiators?
Dark water from radiators when bleeding?
Power flushing is the process by which heating systems
are forcibly cleansed using water at high velocity,
but low pressure, so that no physical damage is caused
to the system. The process can be made even more effective
with the addition of powerful cleansing and mobilising
agents such as FX2 and HYPER-FLUSH, from Kamco.
The objective is to restore systems with circulation
and boiler noise problems (caused by sludge and corrosion
deposits) to optimum operation. Power flushing removes
these deposits and the problems that they cause.
Power flushing, in conjunction with SYSTEM PRE-CLEAN, is also an excellent way to pre-commission clean new
heating systems, to remove excess flux, swarf
and other debris, and the grease and oil used to prevent
rusting of components before use.
It is prudent to power flush a heating system immediately
before fitting a new boiler to an existing system to
prevent possible future problems. Many systems are found
to contain corrosion and sludge, even if no flow problems
have yet shown themselves. Some boiler manufacturers
require power flushing to be carried out in order to
validate the boiler warranty.
Existing debris is often mobilised
by alterations to the system/piping and the increased
efficiency of the new boiler, and may then accumulate
in the boiler heat exchanger, causing noisy operation,
reduced efficiency and, in extreme circumstances, failure
of the boiler. The high efficiency and compactness of
modern boilers, developed to minimise fuel costs and
pollution, means that they are more susceptible to problems
caused by debris in the system water.
CLEARFLOW® POWER FLUSHING
The CLEARFLOW power flushing process is a versatile,
easy to use and highly effective method of flushing
heating systems. By utilising
CLEARFLOW system flushing pumps, heating systems can
be purged of sludge, scale and corrosion deposits with
minimal dismantling and disruption.