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High Performance and High Efficiency

Vaughn's High Efficency Storage Tank, the "Aqua Booster," combines high efficiency polyurethane foam insulation with our Hydrastone lining to provide an easy, economical solution to hot water shortgages. This is particularly true in configurations where existing boilers lack the capacity to meet heavy draw requirements. Vaughn's unique design eliminates the need for a sacraficial anode rod and provides our tanks with the lowest stand-by heat loss in the industry. The result is a maintenance free, long lasting hot water storage tank. Available in a wide variety of sizes, the Vaughn storage is an ideal, versatile fit for any hydronic system design.

Aqua Booster

Heavy Duty Construction

  • Seamless Hydrastone cement lining provides long tank life
  • Plastic jacket will not rust, scratch or dent eliminating damage and is maitenance free

High Efficiency

  • 2" thick polyurethane foam insulation reduces stand-by heat loss to maximize operating efficiency

No Sacrificial Anode Rod

  • Reduces operation expenses by eliminating periodic inspection and replacement costs associated with maintaining an anode rod

Advanced Electronic Controller

  • Electronic thermostat provides accurate & reliable temperature control
  • Built-in heat trap ensures highly efficient operation

Warranty

  • Industry leading 10 year tank warranty
How It Works

Tank Specifications

Model Storage Capacity (Gallons) Inlet/Outlet Size (NPT) Height (Inches) Diameter (Inches) Floor To Drain (Inches) Floor To Circulator Discharge (Inches) Shipping Weight (lbs.)
S30CW 30 3/4 41 1/2 20 7 1/2 13 3/8 165 lbs
S40CW 40 3/4 58 3/4 20 7 1/2 13 3/8 218 lbs
S65CW 65 3/4 48 26 7 15/16 13 13/16 299 lbs
S80CW 80 3/4 58 26 7 15/16 13 13/16 325 lbs
S120CDW 119 1 1/2 69 1/2 28 8 3/16 16 3/16 410 lbs


Options

  • 4" hand hole cleanout flange
  • 1.5" connections (standard on S120CD)
  • T & P relief valve
  • Electric backup elements
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Aqua Boosters Specific Questions

How does the heat trap work?

The Vaughn water heater is constructed with a heat trap installed within the water heater’s hot water outlet connection. This device helps prevent heat from escaping through the storage tank’s hot water outlet during standby periods, resulting in improved operating efficiency. The heat trap is constructed from a specially designed bronze nipple with an internal floating ball that during standby periods of no flow settles and closes off the storage tank thereby preventing thermal conduction of hot water radiating through the hot water outlet.

Why is dielectric isolation so important?

The unique design of the Vaughn heat exchanger electrically isolates the heat exchanger from the tank by means of a non conductive barrier installed between the two. This provides dielectric isolation between the tank and the heat exchanger thereby eliminating electrolysis between the two due to dissimilar metals. This feature is one reason why the Vaughn indirect water heater far outlasts competitor models.

What is a sacrificial anode and does a cement lined tank need one?

All water heaters constructed using a steel tank requires a lining to protect the internal steel surfaces from corrosion. Certain linings (i.e. glass and epoxy), due to their nature, have unavoidable holes and imperfections resulting in exposure of the steel tank. As a result of this deficiency, the manufacturer will install an anode rod(s) in an attempt to delay corrosion of the steel tank. An anode rod is typically made of aluminum, magnesium or zinc, is a maintenance item that requires periodic inspection and replacement, and is often times the cause of a “rotten egg” odor to your hot water. Often referred to as a sacrificial anode rod because, over time, it slowly dissolves, sacrificing itself as it is attacked by aggressive substances in the water which would otherwise attack the steel tank through the pinholes and imperfections of the glass or epoxy lining. A cement lined steel tank on the other hand does not require an anode because of the thickness and guaranteed 100% coverage of the cement lining over all internal surfaces of the steel tank. This eliminates the need for an anode rod in a cement lined water heater, resulting in a significantly longer life compared to a glass or epoxy lined water heater. For a further discussion please click on the following link Cement Lining

General Questions

Are Vaughn heaters made in the USA?

Yes. Vaughn water heaters are all made in the USA and our factories located in Connecticut and Massachusetts and qualify for incentives under The Buy American Act and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). For more information go to the following link Here.

Where can I purchase a Vaughn water heater?

There are numerous ways to purchase a Vaughn water heater depending upon the model you desire and your geographic location. The easiest way is either to visit our "Where to Buy" option in the red menu bar across the website, or contact Vaughn directly at 978-462-6683 and ask for the sales department where you will be directed to either our local representative or our order entry department for quick and easy ordering.

What code requirements are applicable for my installation?

The installation of water heaters are mostly governed by the Uniform Plumbing Code (or CPC in California), Uniform Mechanical Code, and National Electrical Code. These are standard codes that are used across the United States, and each state can amend them as they wish. To take it further, each city and county jurisdiction has assigned one or more building officials with what is called Administrative Authority. This Authority" allows each jurisdiction the right to interpret the codes as they see fit. Because of this many cities differ on their requirements. Vaughn strongly recommends that you contract with a plumbing engineer who knows and understands the intricacies of the building code requirements for your location.

Is it OK if my plumbing system has plastic pipes (PVC or PEX)?

Yes. All Vaughn water heaters will work with both types of plastic piping.

My question is not found in these FAQ’s, where do I look next?

Check out the Vaughn Product Center at Here for a complete listing of all technical Operation & Maintenance manuals documentation available by model. Get easy access to Installation Sales Brochures Service Bulletins Wiring Schematics Parts Breakdowns and various other technical documents related to the full line of Vaughn water heaters. Or if you prefer please call us at 978-462-6683 and ask to speak with Sales.

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