Model Type ThermoTouch
ThermoTouch radiation of the lengths and in locations as
indicated, and of capacities, style and having accessories
as scheduled. The ThermoTouch radiation shall be of
one-piece all-welded steel construction, consisting of
active flattened hot water heating tubes welded to headers
at each end, plus a front set of inactive tubes for added
thermal protection, with a total depth of no more than
2-3/4. The ThermoTouch radiator shall include an integral
heavy gauge (0.09 minimum) all-welded perforated flat top
grille which covers the entire radiator from the front
inactive tubes to within Ό of the wall.
ThermoTouch models to have steel corrugated fins welded to
both sides of the active water tubes to increase the
convective output of the unit. There shall be no less than
32 fins per foot. Fins shall start within 1 of the headers,
and shall be spot-welded three times per tube.
The headers shall include all necessary inlet, outlet and
vent connections as required. Standard connection sizes are
½ NPT tapered thread for supply and return piping, and 1/8
for the vent connection. Internal baffling is provided where
required for proper water flow.
ThermoTouch panels shall be available in lengths from 2-0
to 29-6 in six inch increments without the need for
splicing. The panel radiation shall be capable of being
mounted to typical stud wall construction without additional
blocking or strapping. Appropriate wall mounting brackets
shall be provided with the radiation.
Pressure ratings for the radiation shall be as
STANDARD: Working pressure-56 PSI maximum, Test Pressure-74
MEDIUM: Working pressure-85 PSI maximum, Test Pressure-110
HIGH: Working pressure-128 PSI maximum, Test Pressure 184
ThermoTouch expansion shall not exceed 1/64 per foot of
radiation at 215ΊF. The installer shall provide adequate
expansion compensation for each radiator.
ThermoTouch radiation shall be cleaned and phosphatized in
preparation for the powder coat finish. The radiation is
then finish painted with a gloss powder coat finish, for a
total paint thickness of 2-3 mils (0.002 - 0.003). The
color shall be selected form the Runtals standard colors,
or optional colors shall be available at and additional
ThermoTouch trim covers shall be furnished with the
radiation to provide a finished installation.
radiation shall be manufactured in the USA by Runtal North
radiators will have a five year standard limited warranty.
OPTIONAL ITEMS WHICH MAY BE ADDED TO THE
The radiation manufacturer shall provide combination shutoff
valve/union fitting of less than two inches in width for the
supply and return to each panel radiator, to be field
installed by others.
Runtal-Flex connectors shall be used where appropriate to
provide expansion compensation for the radiators.