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A.O. Smith ProMax GCV-40 Natural Gas Tall 40,000 BTU Water Heater Review

A.O. Smith ProMax GCV-40 Natural Gas Tall 40,000 BTU Water Heater

A.O Smith is the recognized leader in both water heater and electric motors in North America and around the world. A.O Smith has a wide variety of products that fits every type of water heating application whether it is for residential or commercial. One of these products is the A.O. Smith ProMax Water Heater Series. The ProMax Series includes ECT-52 Tall 52 Gallon Natural Gas […]

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What Is a Dielectric Nipple?

Dielectric Nipple

A Dielectric Nipple is used to help prevent corrosion of the steel tank of the water heater caused by galvanic corrosion when dissimilar metals such as copper are used for pipes connecting to the water heater. Galvanic corrosion can occur when two different metals contact each other in an electrolyte solution. Metals are ranked on a nobility scale and the further apart the two metals […]

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