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MagnaClean® Professional2XP™ Fits 1¼” NPT Iron Pipework to Combat Iron Oxide, Restoring Hydronic System Efficiency

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ADEY® MC3+™ and MC1+™ System Treatment Formulas: Innovative Solutions that Combat Iron Oxide Sludge

ADEY® Introduces MagnaClean Professional2™ – the Solution to a Major Problem Lurking in Hydronic Heating Systems

 

MagnaClean® Professional2XP Fits 1¼” NPT Iron Pipework to Combat Iron Oxide, Restoring Hydronic System Efficiency

ADEY® Introduces a Magnetic Filtration Solution for North America’s Most Common Pipe Size

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– Iron oxide represents a serious problem for hydronic heating systems. Buildup of this damaging sludge can reduce heat transfer to the home by as much as 15 percent, and reduce boiler efficiency by up to 6 percent in only three weeks.*

This month, ADEY® introduces the MagnaClean® Professional2XP™, which virtually eliminates the problem.

“We expect this may well become our most popular filter yet,” says Director of U.S. Business Development, Tom Tonkins. “It’s designed to fit the most commonly used 1¼” NPT pipe size, and it can handle both large residential and light commercial applications.”

Vital to system maintenance, the MagnaClean Professional2XP is part of a five-step Best Practice™ process pioneered by ADEY. Each step in the system combats water quality issues to maintain total hydronic heating system health, optimizing system performance and efficiency.

The Problem:
Iron Oxide Sludge


Iron oxide sludge, an unavoidable result of oxidation inside untreated hydronic heating systems, is a serious problem.

Narrower waterways are now the standard in boilers — smaller-diameter pipes increase efficiency, but clog easily as sludge accumulates. This buildup causes a dramatic reduction in system efficiency, an increase in operating costs, and potentially expensive damage.

Compounding the problem, ECM pumps, which have variable speed motors for higher efficiency, contain magnets. These magnets pull iron oxide into the circulator. Even very small quantities can foul the pump.

The Solution: MagnaClean

MagnaClean magnetic filtration technology virtually eliminates iron oxide sludge. MagnaClean relies on powerful, rare earth neodymium magnets to pull damaging iron oxide out of system water. As sludge is removed, system efficiency is restored.

MagnaClean is changing the way contractors work, because customers routinely blame boiler or circulator failure for problems that are actually the result of the accumulation of system sludge and debris. As a result, contractors are forced to perform countless warranty repairs.

“Contractors are saying they need a solution to this problem,” says Tom Tonkins, Director of U.S. Business Development for ADEY. “We offer magnetic filtration technology to cure the problem. It’s not a big investment, so it’s an easy decision.”

The Problem

Studies have shown that iron oxide comprises up to 95 percent of system debris.* On its own, it can block narrow waterways and foul the pump. When combined with lime scale, the two substances can form a hard, enamel-like coating that further clogs and narrows waterways inside hydronic systems, reducing efficiency and causing expensive damage. (For more information on the problem of iron oxide, see sidebar.)

The Solution: MagnaClean Professional2XP

Part of ADEY’s proven line of filters in Europe, MagnaClean Professional2XP was recently introduced to the North American market. Ideal for 1” copper and 1¼” NPT iron pipework, the magnetic filter features a powerful neodymium magnet that captures and eliminates within minutes of its installation nearly all of the suspended iron oxide sludge circulating in a system. The large-capacity canister also houses two non-magnetic capture zones for larger circulating debris.

MagnaClean Professional2XP can be easily fitted on the return pipe to the boiler/circulator, and features low-profile drain valves and built-in air vents for easier servicing.

“MagnaClean was originally developed by Chris Adey, who was himself a contractor,” says Tonkins. “Because Chris knew what was important to contractors, the design was developed with an eye toward ease of use, and practical installation features.”

In fact, the ingenious design of the filter has no moving parts. Instead, the filter works as water is forced in a cyclonic flow around the magnet simply by the shape and location of the inlet and outlet. Installation of the filter does not block or restrict flow, and pressure drop is minimal.

MagnaClean Professional2XP not only extends the operational life of the system, but also offers benefits that save money and time for installers and homeowners…

Installer benefits

  • Rapid in-line installation

  • Integral flow-diverters ensure 360° distribution for uniform flow around the magnet

  • Powerful permanent magnet with high, first-pass capture

  • Bi-directional inlet and outlet – connect either way

  • Rotating filter connections allow customizable installation options

  • Easy dosing of ADEY treatment products via canister

  • Full-flow valves for minimal pressure drop

End-user benefits

  • Reduced heating bills

  • Reduced maintenance costs

  • Design allows for full flow at all times – no loss of pressure or heat

  • Extends system life

  • Zero operating cost

  • No moving parts to replace

  • Reduced carbon emissions


Part of a full line of ADEY Best Practice™ solutions

MagnaClean Professional2XP is part of a full line of ADEY filters that can be used in any size installation, from small residential to heavy commercial. MagnaClean filters are an important part of maintaining total system health by cleaning and protecting hydronic heating systems for maximum efficiency. Also included in the line are easy-to-use ADEY System Treatment Formulas and the newly introduced Engineer’s Water Test Kit, which allows for instant feedback on common water quality issues that can affect system performance.

*Data based on studies of European systems.

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For more information on the ADEY MagnaClean Professional2XP, please visit adeyusa.com.

For more information on the full line of ADEY filters and other Best Practice System Process solutions, visit adeyusa.com. You can also telephone us at (844) 378-0442 or e-mail us at info@adeyusa.com.

For editorial assistance, contact John O’Reilly at O’Reilly DePalma, 28 Kansas Street, Suite 2C, Frankfort, IL 60423; tel.: 815.469.9100; e-mail: john.oreilly@oreilly-depalma.com.


ADEY PROFESSIONAL HEATING SOLUTIONS is headquartered in Cheltenham, England, and has sales offices throughout the United Kingdom and Europe. U.S. operations are based in Pittsburgh, PA.

ADEY® is the industry-leading name in magnetic filtration, delivering Best Practice™ maintenance and protection for domestic and commercial hydronic heating systems. Best Practice heating system protection is a five-step process using products engineered to ensure maximum efficiency in hydronic heating systems. ADEY’s MagnaClean® filters are the best-selling brand in the U.K. with more than three million installed throughout Europe. Tens of thousands are fitted monthly, making it the leading filter for installers and homeowners. ADEY filters also help protect the environment by reducing carbon emissions. ADEY also manufactures a growing range of premium quality chemicals developed in the U.K. at ADEY’s own accredited laboratory.

For more information on ADEY and the entire line of ADEY’s magnetic filters and Best Practice solutions, please call (844) 378-0442 or visit our website at www.adeyusa.com.

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MagnaClean Professional2XP™ has a patented magnetic filtration system that eliminates virtually all the damaging iron oxide from hydronic systems.

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