Standard Configuration Versus Same Side Reverse System
The Drop Flue Pan Set diagrams below illustrate the difference between a Drop Flue Pan Set with and without Same Side Reverse. (Please note that the configuration of the 2′ x 4′ Pan Set with SSR is slightly different, but still follows the same general concept as below.)
On the standard configuration, you can reverse the flow of sap in the front pan by turning it 180º. In contrast, the Same Side Reverse System allows you to change direction of flow without ever moving the pan or dealing with plugs. You would simply swing the handles of two specialized Ball Valves.
The purpose of reversing the flow in the front pan is to eliminate the build-up of sediments on the floor of the pan. The frequency in which you will need to reverse the flow is dependent upon the speed at which sediments are being deposited the floor of the front pan. Typical volume of sediment varies greatly from region to region.
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