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THERMflow - Thermal Store Cylinder
With a total focus on high performance and reliability, our THERMflow thermal store cylinder is designed to:
- heat up quicker than competitors thanks to an increase in copper coil size
- achieve a consistently high water temperature due to a combination of our unique design and copper's increased efficiency
- virtually eliminate any queries or issues faced by clients after installation
Manufactured from premium grade copper, our THERMflow mains pressure hot water system delivers unrivalled performance thanks, in part, to copper's superior thermal transfer properties and natural bacteria killing capabilities.
However one of our key advantages is the extra long copper coil which we incorporate into every THERMflow cylinder. This ensures the water heats up quicker than other thermal storage system, achieves a higher temperature, improves efficiency and reduces ongoing costs.
Click here to download the THERMflow brochure now or call us now on 01592 611123 to discuss your project
How Does a Thermal Store Work?
Our THERMflow Thermal Store works by reversing the function of the Primary (Heating) and Secondary (Domestic) waters. The Primary water is stored in the cylinder and heated by either a boiler or immersion heater.
When heated by a boiler the water can also be pumped round the radiators to provide space heating. The Secondary water comes directly from the mains and passes through a specially designed heat exchanger which draws heat from the Thermal Store. This water then passes through a thermostatic mixing valve which blends it to the correct temperature before it reaches the taps. Additional heat sources such as solar, solid fuel, heat pumps etc can also be utilised very effectively with a THERMflow .
Compatible with the latest Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme, our Thermal Store Mains Pressure Hot Water System integrates seamlessly with multiple fuel installations.
Our THERMflow hot water system is suitable for multi-fuel installations including:
- solar thermal
- heat pumps
- solid fuel, such as, wood stoves
Multi Fuel Thermal Store System
The THERMflow Thermal Store System can enable the core energy sources of electricity, gas and oil to be supplemented, or indeed substituted, with more sustainable fuels, such as solar, heat pumps, solid fuel and wind.
The Thermal Store cylinder diagram below shows how multiple fuel sources can be incorporated into the thermal storage system.
As you can see from the schematics below, the THERMflow hot water system can also be used for a wide range of applications including the Combination type Electric Model which features an immersion, the combination type sealed system boiler model which features a system coil for the heating if its locate below the radiators, an immersion and a separate feed and expansion tank.
The final diagram shows a Combination Type Boiler Model which draws upon solar thermal technology, gas or oil, solid fuel, and an immersion.
Slimline Thermal Stores
If you are looking to squeeze your Thermal Store cylinder into a tight space, we also offer Slimline versions of our THERMflow.
Typically measuring, an industry leading, 450mm in diameter including the insulation, these slimmer models are manufactured to the same standards and designs as our THERMflow units.
However thanks to our flexible approach to manufacturing and our use of copper, we can manufacture hot water cylinders as small as 300mm shell, plus the required foam lagging.
We can even place the connections in the best location for the installation, making further savings on installation time and costs.
Rectangular Thermal Stores
Our flexible manufacturing expertise also enables us to design and deliver rectangular thermal stores to suit specific requirements and specifications. Whether you are looking for a replacement Elson tank or maximising the capacity of your thermal store within a given area, our CUBEflow thermal stores are the perfect solution. Click here to see the full range of Rectangular Thermal Stores.
For full details of our Thermal Store cylinders and to discuss your project, contact one of our McDonald Engineers UK technical sales team on 01592 611123 or download our THERMflow brochure now.
THERMflow: Energy efficient Thermal Store mains pressure hot water system manufactured and distributed by McDonald Engineers across the UK and Ireland.