Fulton EDR+ condensing boiler.
Fulton Heating Solution, Inc. has announced positive results for the durability testing of its condensing boiler line, the Endura+ (EDR+).
In laboratory testing, an EDR+ 3000 surpassed 155,000 ignition cycles – more than 20 years’ worth of ignition events.
Fulton believes this method of reliability and durability testing is unique to the industry, and sets a new benchmark for boiler reliability and durability validation.
Conditions during the testing cycle included sealed combustion to vary inlet air temperature and connection to a pump skid to create variances in water temperature. Gas pressure was also modulated to create a wide range in supply pressures. In aggregate, the regularly altered testing variables simulated a range of installation environments.
“We put an EDR+ 3000 through a series of tests designed to make sure it maintained performance through all running conditions – against more than 20 years’ worth of wear and tear – and it met or exceeded all our milestones and expectations for reliability and durability,” said Tom Tighe, senior R&D systems engineer in a company release.