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By phloaw
#8331
Hi, I have a two-pipe fully pumped S plan open vented system.

When I drained it last time, I had the impression there is some sludge or dirt around it. I therefore am going to drain it again to install a magnetic filter.

I was thinking of taking this chance to add a tee on the feed pipe (the one going from F&E tank in the loft to the boiler), immediately before the boiler, to avoid draining it through the boiler in the future, which I'm wary of.

This would be an addition to the traditional draining valve, which I already have after the pump.

Would that make sense at all? Would that be potentially unsafe?

Thanks!
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By REDSAW
#8333
Yeah,cant see any problem with that. stops crud drawing into boiler from feed tank.
only thing is, to remember to drain it first before boiler! :lol:
give the header tank a good manual clean out and chemically flush the system knocking rads while you do it before fitting filter to do a good job.

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