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Solaraide tanks with multi-port connections are available as electric backup water heaters and as storage tanks for solar water heating systems.

Features & Benefits

  • Connection ports on the top, right and left side fit more installations and reduce SKUs
  • Two well insulated models to choose from…a storage tank or a high efficiency 4500 Watt backup electric water heater
  • Electric backup model provides at least 40-gallons of stored hot water
  • 80 and 120 gallon capacity

Easy Installation and Maintenance

  • Collector feed and return fittings conveniently located on front of tank for easy installation
  • A special ½″ NPT opening is provided for installation of a “probe type” thermostat
  • Durable brass drain valve for easy maintenance

Tank Design & Construction

  • Cold water inlet brings cold water to tank bottom to prevent mixing with heated water
  • Rheemglas® tank lining resists corrosion and prolongs tank life
  • Anode rod equalizes aggressive action for prolonged tank life
  • Temperature and pressure relief valve included Electric backup model has automatic temperature control and over heat

Double Wall with Heat Exchanger

Solaraide heat exchange tank with side port connections and electric backup.

Features

  • Brass drain valve
  • Temperature and pressure relief valve included
  • Collector feed and return fittings located at front of tank for convenient installation
  • Isolated tank design for better heat retention
  • High efficiency heating element
  • Rheemglass® tank lining resists corrosion and prolongs tank life
  • Heat exchanger: copper tubing wrapped around and secured to the tank. Double wall, vented design for positive leak detection
  • Cold water inlet brings cold water to tank bottom to prevent mixing with heated water
  • Anode rod equalizes aggressive water action for prolonged tank life
  • Cold water inlet, hot water outlet, relief valve and anode rod at top of tank for easy access and fast, economical installation
  • Automatic temperature control
  • 80 and 120 gallon capacity