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Connecting UK Woodburner to French pipework and Chimney lining ??

Posted by rhys1 - Created: 4 years ago
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Posted by countrydweller - 4 years ago

This is a second hand appliance that has come from the UK we do not know its history whether there has been a back boiler problem what pressure the back bioler has been tested to.I am not remotely technically minded but even I can see that the OP is chancing his luck with this and surely no properly registered artisan is going to put his reputation and probably his livelihood on the line in fitting something he knows nothing about whereas you can buy woodboilers over here that are tested and guaranteed

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Posted by 4seven - 4 years ago

For Gasfaction systems check out www.Ecoangus.co.uk . Fitted a few of these in the UK, work really well but expensive.

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Posted by 4seven - 4 years ago

The OP wanted to fit an old wood burner with back boiler.The pellet boiler shown is more controllable. Test to a higher spec. Gasafacation systems are the Dogs.

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Posted by buster-784461 - 4 years ago

Ah yes great diagrames.

Also shows closed or open system ! 

Its a french Co. so meets the norms!

Perhaps show it to your installer - if  hes is not famillier with this system.

The 3 bar thingy is for a closed system!

There is also an attatchment to inject cold water if it gets too hot!!!

http://www.solarfuture.org/DSBOIS.pdf

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Posted by clarksinfrance - 4 years ago

This document:

www.solarfuture.org/DSBOIS.pdf

(page 4) shows installation with an open expansion vessel, and another installation with a ballon tampon.

Both seems to require a water pressure under 3 bar, so may need to fit 1 or more pressure reducers in line.

I am no expert, just thought these diagrams may help.

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Posted by sophie hunton - 4 years ago

Both systems work.

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Posted by buster-784461 - 4 years ago

OK - so a uk installed system might not be 'legal'  in  france but why would that mean its gonna blow up - they dont in the uk!

 

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Posted by stevehimsworth - 4 years ago

Sorry dizziness,  should read wizzywhiskas,  Damn predictive. 

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Posted by stevehimsworth - 4 years ago

Dizziness, you should have read the posts from the start, the OP hasn't been trying to get around any regulated or approved method of installation, he is merely trying to understand if his stove could be used and certificated in his cottage.

If you are going to post why not try and be constructive?

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Posted by wizzywhiskas - 4 years ago

rhys - you are trying to fit something that does not belong in France.

No plumber registered here will touch it re their insurance.

We don't use header tanks/back boilers/etc, etc as the French system is so much better.