Plumbing Question

Radiator symbol

i have just moved into a new house and have a long,short double danfoss radiator, that has a frost guard symbol then 1 - 4 after the 4 symbol is a symbol thats like a triangle on its side and a line does anyone know what this last symbol is is it just a higher setting?

3 Answers

Best Answer

You are pretty much bang on !!!
Frost symbol means it is in f p mode and radiator will heat up when temperature drops very low
1-4 are indicator settings for the trv or thermostatic radiator valve 1 being coolest and 4 being warmest
When you turn the trv it will engage it and rad will heat up
Triangle when lined up with a dot or line on the valve means the flow to the radiator is fully open

Answered 1st Apr 2011

L M Property Development

Member since 3 Feb 2011

hi there,as far as i am aware this sign means fully open,which means valve will not shut down once its reached its temperature because its fully open,regards paul

Answered 1st Apr 2011

vortex plumbing & heating solutions

Member since 25 Nov 2008

hi, the last symbol on the valve is just the highest temp setting.
adrian

Answered 1st Apr 2011

A.D.Johnson

Member since 28 Jun 2008

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