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There are low voltage switches available for the purpose of turning off water supplies when moisture is detected.
I can post links to components you would need. If you are open to a phone consultation (for a very slight upcharge), I can walk you through the wiring.
o.k. that would be good.
The phone consultation is a new feature, only being offered by this site for about the last three weeks or so. I haven't used it yet, but if you would like to try it, I'll need to initiate it from my end.
Great. You may be prompted to accept or rate an answer, but hold off on that until you consult me on it first. You should get a popup window on your screen detailing the offer (for a phone consultation).
got the window. now what?
I also need to change the format of our discussion from a live chat to the older format, which we call "Q/A". It's more like a message board... in that I post a reply, then you post a reply. I believe each reply prompts an email to the other party, just letting them know there's been a reply.
Stand by for further instruction. If I lose you, keep an eye on your email.
Jason send me a verification email [email protected] Seem to have lost contact.
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Still want to get the phone call in, but in the meantime, here are the components you need:
If possible can you provide a wiring diagram for the transformer, wet switch and contactor?
Sounds great. If you think it would help to live chat lets do it.
how about sending the info to my emal. [email protected]
Good. I can snip a screen shot.
This circuit could be installed either before or after the fuse box?
Looks like I only need to get to work. Thanks for your great help. Will highly recommend your services.
Only one question I have regarding the contactor. Is it designed to cut power on each leg of the circuit? After reading the information supplied from Grainger I'm not quite clear.
I am assembling all the components and getting ready to install. I have a question regarding the wet switch. Do you happen to know what would happen in the event that a leakage of sufficient volume actually covered the switch? Would this create a danger of shock?
Although the pump power circuit would be switched off, there would still be power to the wet switch.
Thanks for your response.
Thanks for your answer. I believe everything is going to work as planned. I always try to plan for the worst case. Even though the power will be cut by the contactor circuit arrangement, the storage tank will be full and water will continue to escape until the pressure has leaked off, should there ever be a plumbing line leakage. I been giving thought to installing a 24v , 1" water valve at the exit line from the storage tank. This would automatically close, stopping any water flow from the tank.
I'm anxious to get started.
I am assembling the wet switch assembly and the diagram supplied with the switch is wired a little differently than the one you supplied. Will either diagram be o.k. to use or should I use the mfg.'s diagram and replace their example t stat circuit board connection with the contactor? Attachments are only available to registered users.Register Here
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