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IPEX 636 Installation Guide - REVISED Jan 20, 2017
« on: February 22, 2017, 08:23:35 AM »
Download the revised IPEX 636 Installation Guide - Here

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Strapping shall be fixed to supporting structure (e.g. floor joists or cross members) using typical framing nails or screws. DO NOT USE sheet metal duct work to support System 636 piping. 

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Re: IPEX 636 Installation Guide - REVISED Jan 20, 2017
« Reply #1 on: March 21, 2017, 03:41:44 PM »
The IPEX manual has been revised again, on March 20, 2017, and has removed the words "DO NOT USE sheet metal duct work to support System 636 piping." from Section 5.

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Re: IPEX 636 Installation Guide - REVISED Jan 20, 2017
« Reply #2 on: March 21, 2017, 06:44:39 PM »
Phew! They probably revised it after they found out how frequently it's impossible to strap without using the ductwork.

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Re: IPEX 636 Installation Guide - REVISED Jan 20, 2017
« Reply #3 on: March 27, 2017, 12:10:03 PM »
What's Royal pipe installation instructions say, maybe I'll just use their pipe instead.

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Re: IPEX 636 Installation Guide - REVISED Jan 20, 2017
« Reply #4 on: March 27, 2017, 01:20:52 PM »
Royal never had a requirement that said the venting cannot be secured to ductwork.  This is exactly what I told IPEX, so they revised their manual.  I was suprised and impressed IPEX did this so quickly. 

I prefer to use IPEX because most of the rental water heater terminations, we are supplied with, are IPEX.