Model VR Tubular Radiant Heaters
Provide gas-fired tubular radiant heaters manufactured as Reznor brand units. The heaters shall be the Reznor Model VR Series, radiant tubular heaters with a power burner housed in a burner/control box firing into a 4” diameter combustion chamber tube. The burner/control box and tubular system shall be designed for horizontal suspension from field-supplied hanging chains.
Size 50,000 - 175,000 BTUH units shall be equipped for use with natural (propane) gas and 115/1 (208/1) (230/1) volt supply voltage and will operate a full input rate at elevations to 2,000 ft. Size 200,000 BTUH units shall be equipped for use with natural gas (propane) and 115/1 and will operate at full input rate at elevations to 2000 ft.
The burner control system shall have a 24-volt transformer; a multi-try direct spark ignition with 100% lockout; single-stage combination gas valve; LED diagnostic light; sight glass for observing flame; a power burner with pre-purge and post purge; a differential air pressure switch to measure combustion air; and a terminal board for connection of remote (unit mounted) thermostat. Electrical supply connection is with a grounded, plug-in cord. Gas connection to the valve must be with field- supplied expansion coil or approved flexible connector.
The tubular system shall include a 16-gauge aluminized steel combustion chamber, high emissivity radiant 10’ (5’) straight (“U”) (“L”) heat exchanger tubes, turbulator strips, wire form suspension hangers, compression coupling tube connections, and polished aluminum over-lapping reflectors with reflector retainers. Heater may be individually (or dual) vented horizontally or vertically and may operate on either inside (or outside) combustion air. Reflectors may be positioned from horizontal to 45° angle. Horizontal reflectors may include optional side shield, and optional end covers. All connection hardware kits shall be packaged in individual bags and include illustrated instructions.
These units must be approved for use in The United States and Canada by the Canadian Standards Association (CSA). The manufacturer shall provide a 5-year limited warranty on the burner and all electrical and mechanical operating components and a 10-year limited warranty on the tubes.
(Capacities, lengths, illustration, and additional field-installed options as described in this catalog.)
ModelVRTubular Radiant Heaters Reznor warrants to the original owner-user that this Reznor product will be free from defects in material or workmanship. This warranty is limited to twelve (12) months from the date of original installation, whether or not actual use begins on that date, or eighteen (18) months from date of shipment by Reznor, whichever occurs first.
Extended Limited Warranty
Extended 9-year, non-prorated, limited warranty on all tubes. Extended 4-year, non-prorated, limited warranty on the burner and all electrical and mechanical operating components.
Limitations and Exclusions Thomas & Betts Corporation’s obligations under this warranty and the sole remedy for its breach are limited to repair, at its manufacturing facility,of any part or parts of its Reznor products which prove to be defective; or, in its sole discretion, replacement of such products. All returns of defective parts or products must include the product model number and serial number, and must be made through an authorized Reznor distributor or arranged through Reznor Customer Service. Authorized returns must be shipped prepaid. Repaired or replacement parts will be shipped by Thomas & Betts F.O.B. shipping point.
The warranty provided herein does not cover charges for labor or other costs incurred in the troubleshooting, repair, removal, installation, service or handling of parts or complete products.
All claims under the warranty provided herein must be made within ninety (90) days from the date of discovery of the defect. Failure to notify Thomas & Betts of a warranted defect within ninety (90) days of its discovery voids Thomas & Betts’s obligations hereunder.
The warranty provided herein shall be void and of no effect in the event that (a) the product has been operated outside its designed output capacity (heating, cooling, airflow); (b) the product has been subjected to misuse, neglect, accident, improper or inadequate maintenance, corrosive environments, environments containing airborne contaminants (silicone, aluminum oxide, etc.), or excessive thermal shock; (c) unauthorized modifications are made to the product; (d) the product is not installed or operated in compliance with the manufacturer’s printed instructions; (e) the product is not installed and operated in compliance with applicable building, mechani- cal, plumbing and electrical codes; or (f) the serial number of the product has been altered, defaced or removed.
The warranty provided herein is for repair or replacement only. Thomas & Betts Corporation shall not be liable for any loss, cost, damage, or expense of any kind arising out of a breach of the warranty. Further, Thomas & Betts Corporation shall not be liable for any incidental, consequential, exemplary, special, or punitive damages, nor for any loss of revenue, profit or use, arising out of a breach of this warranty or in connection with the sale, maintenance, use, operation or repair of any Reznor product. In no event will Thomas & Betts be liable for any amount greater than the purchase price of a defective product. The disclaimers of liability included in this paragraph 4 shall remain in effect and shall continue to be enforceable in the event that any remedy herein shall fail of its essential purpose.
THIS WARRANTY IS THE SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE WARRANTY FOR REZNOR PRODUCTS, AND IS IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER EXPRESS AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES. THOMAS & BETTS CORPORATION SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ALL OTHER EXPRESS AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. No person or entity is authorized to bind Thomas & Betts Corporation to any other warranty, obligation or liability for any Reznor product. Installation, operation or use of the Reznor product for which this warranty is issued shall constitute acceptance of the terms hereof.