small hole in elson ruby storage tank

Postby gaz812001 » Sun May 27, 2007 3:42 pm

my elson hot water storage tank is leaking from a small corrosion hole caused by a small green patch on the copper,can i patch this up with a small piece of copper sheet and some compound or clear silicone??
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Postby htg engineer » Mon May 28, 2007 1:07 pm

I wouldn't attempt repairing it, if its corroding then one day it might burst and the tanks hold alot of water. Depending on the age and type of the sytem, I would renew elson tank but they're not cheap. If its an old system I would consider having it upgraded to a combi.
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