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Low Pressure Copper Wetback Electric Hot Water Cylinders
Description

This traditional copper lined cylinder can be connected to a wetback and comes in a wide range of sizes. Models range from 135 litre to 270 litre capacity. Choice of 3 inlets. A range of sizes and configurations to suit the needs of most New Zealand homes looking to install or replace a wetback water heater.

Key Features
  • Low pressure use, rated for a maximum of 76kPa water pressure 
  • Lightweight and easy to install
  • Can be fitted to many wood, pellet fire or burner systems
  • Galvanised steel exterior
  • Solstice Green insulation helps maintain the optimum water temperature, reducing energy use and providing economic and environmental benefits
  • Designed and manufactured in New Zealand
  • 5 year domestic cylinder warranty

Available in the following model configurations:

  • WETBACK 18513513 | 135L | 1465 x 460mm | 2.0kW
  • WETBACK 16513513 | 135L | 1140 x 510mm | 2.0kW
  • WETBACK 14513513 | 135L | 955 x 560mm | 2.0kW
  • WETBACK 16518015 | 180L | 1510 x 510mm | 3.0kW
  • WETBACK 54518015 | 180L | 1355 x 540mm | 3.0kW
  • WETBACK 54518013 | 180L | 1355 x 540mm | 2.0kW
  • WETBACK 14518015 | 180L | 1220 x 560mm | 3.0kW
  • WETBACK 14418015 | 180L | 1220 x 560mm | 3.0kW
  • WETBACK 14318015 | 180L | 1220 x 560mm | 3.0kW
  • WETBACK 12518015 | 180L | 1020 x 610mm | 3.0kW
  • WETBACK 16522515 | 225L | 1520 x 560mm | 3.0kW
  • WETBACK 14522515 | 225L | 1250 x 610mm | 3.0kW
  • WETBACK 16527015 | 270L | 1800 x 560mm | 3.0kW
  • WETBACK 14527015 | 270L | 1465 x 610mm | 3.0kW
NZ Made
NZ Made
Scope of Use
  • Most commonly used in domestic dwellings
  • Good choice for like-for-like replacement
  • Rated for a maximum of 76kPa water pressure with the heavy head models with 120kPa
  • Three inlets from which to choose from: bottom, left and right-hand sides
  • Indoor installation
  • Range of models available to suit between 1–5 people in moderate climates
Limitations on Use
  • Not suitable for outdoor installation
  • Many councils have clean air requirements in place for urban areas. Check which fires and wetbacks can be installed with the local city, district or regional council
Low Pressure
Low Pressure
Statement of Building Code Compliance
  • NZ MEPS Compliant
Other Performance Attributes
  • Domestic Warranty: Cylinder/Tank (Replacement): 5 year
  • Domestic Warranty: Cylinder/Tank (Labour): 1 year
  • Domestic Warranty: Parts (Parts/Labour): 1 year
Documents
Data Sheet
Supplier Declaration of Conformity
Warranty
Installation Instructions & Owner's Guide
Brochure: Hot Water For Your Home

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