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Row Kit: Feed/Return System Connections & Cap Ends

Row Kit: Feed/Return System Connections & Cap Ends

Use with 1.5" Nominal Solar Panel Headers

    Row Kits work with 1.5" I.D. Nominal Solar Pool Panel headers and 1.5" Rubber Couplings.   

    Row Kits include the necessary parts required to complete the proper functioning of each system. 

    Capping off the one unused header opening at the end of a panel row [or rows], plus providing a mechanical release of vacuum buildup during draining of system is critical to the correct basic engineering dynamics. 

    Row Kit includes: 
    • 1 - 1.5" End Plug; used for plugging un-used panel header outlet
    • 2 - 1.5" CPVC Panel Adapters*; used for connecting to panel outlet 
    • 2 - 1.5" x 2" PVC Reducer Bushings**; used to increase PVC Plumbing to 2"
    • 2 - 1.5" or 2" PVC Couplings***; used to connect PVC Feed/Return lines 
    • 1 - 1.5" Vacuum Breaker; used to automatically release vacuum 
    • 1 - Standard Panel Hardware Kit; hardware required to finish row.


    *CPVC withstands high temperatures and requires all-purpose CPVC glue. Using PVC glue may result in leakage.

    **Included when 2" PVC Pipe Selected 

    ***Based on plumbing size selected above


    Standard Panel Hardware Kit Includes:

    • 2 - 1.5"x3" Rubber Couplings; used for connecting the panel headers together in a series
    • 5 - #32 Stainless Steel Hose Clamps; used for sealing Rubber Couplings to panel headers
    • 4 - Header/Strap Stainless Steel Butterfly Clips; used for fastening panel and strap to roof or rack.
    • 4 - #14 1/4"x1.5" 3/8" Hex Head Stainless Steel Screws;used for fastening Stainless Steel Butterfly Clips

    †Concrete Tile or Wood/Metal Rack applications include: 
    Appropriate screws will be substituted for each kits standard Stainless Steel Screws described above - based on customer requirements that are chosen in dropdown selection box at top of this page entitled "Hardware Kit"

    • #14 - 1/4" x 2" - 3/8" Hex Head Stainless Steel Screws; standard kit screws used for Shingle/Metal/Modified/Rolled Roofs, or Pressure Treated Wood Frame Racks

    • #14 - 1/4" x 1 1/4" - 5/16" Tapcon Hex Head Screws; substitute screws used for Barrel/Flat Concrete Tile/Concrete Roofs

    • #14 - 1/4" x 1" - 7/16" Hex Head Bolts and Locking Nuts; substitute screws used for Aluminum/Steel/Metal Frame Racks


    For High Wind Areas: Areas that have high wind zones may require a hardware upgrade to High Wind Zone Panel Kits to meet local codes. Click here to purchase upgrade your Standard Panel Hardware Kit to a High Wind Zone Panel Hardware Kit. 

    Note: Vortex Standard Panel Hardware Kits can be used on most other brands of solar panels equipped with 1.5" I.D. or 2.0" I.D. headers.


    Processing and Delivery Information: 

    Please allow 3-5 business days to process and ship your order, plus standard transportation delivery time. Orders placed after 2PM EST may not begin processing until the next business day.

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