Weil-McLain UltraOil 2 Series Technical data

INSTALLATION AND
OPERATING MANUAL
Advanced Features Module (AFM)
The Advanced Features Module (AFM) can operate either one or two Ultra Oil boilers and operate a single mixing device to provide
outdoor reset to the space heating system. When operating two Ultra Oil boilers, the AFM provides staging and equal run time
rotation. The AFM can operate either an actuated mixing valve or a variable speed injection pump as the mixing device.
Features:
• Boiler Outdoor Reset
• Mixing Outdoor Reset
•
•
•
•
•
•
- variable speed pump
- mixing valve
• Indirect Domestic Hot Water Operation (Optional priority)
• Setpoint Operation
Low Water Cut Off Alert
Two Boiler Operation with Equal Run Time Rotation
Powered Pump Outputs
Alert Contact
Freeze Protection
Boiler - Mounted Display
Ensure a 20 amp service
is connected to Boiler
with AFM
Input
Setpoint
Demand
Signal
Input
DHW
Demand
Signal
Input
Mixing
Demand
Signal
Input
Boiler
Demand
Signal
Output
Boiler
Output
Boiler
LCW0
Alert
LCW0
Alert
Input
LCWO
Input
LCWO
Input
120 V (ac)
Power Supply
Output
DHW
Pump
Output
Primary
Pump
Output
Mixing
Pump
Input
Universal
Sensor
Input
Universal
Sensor
Output
Mixing Valve &
Actuating Motor
Input
Outdoor
Sensor
Output
Remote
Display
Module
(RDM)
RDM Sen Out Mix Sen Boil Setp Dem DHW
Mix
Com Sen Sen Com Sen Dem Com Dem Demand
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
Boiler
Demand
Boiler 1
Boiler 2
LW LW
CO1 CO2
L
N DHW N
Power Pmp
Prim
Pmp
N
Mix
Pmp
N Opn/ Cls Pwr
Var
Mix
Alert
9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32
Input
120 V (ac) for
Variable Speed Pump
24 V (ac) for
Floating Action
Output
Alert
ADVANCED FEATURES MODULE
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How To Use The Manual
This manual must be used in conjunction with the Ultra Oil boiler manual. It is organized into five main sections. They are: 1)
Sequence of Operation, 2) Applications, 3) Installation, 4) Control Settings, and 5) Testing & Troubleshooting. The Sequence of
Operation section has seven sub sections. We recommend reading Section A: General of the Sequence of Operation, as this contains
important information on the overall operation of the control. Then refer to the sub sections that apply to your installation.
The Control Settings section of this manual illustrates the menu screens that are shown on the Remote Display Module (RDM). These
menu settings are referenced to the specific section in the Sequence of Operation.
Table of Contents
User Interface .................................................................2
Cleaning the AFM .........................................................36
Display, Symbol Description & Definitions ......................3
Control Settings ............................................................36
Sequence of Operation...................................................4
DIP Switch Settings ..............................................36
General ...................................................................4
Access Levels .......................................................36
Boiler Operation ......................................................6
View Menu ............................................................36
Domestic Hot Water Operation ...............................8
Adjust Menu ..........................................................38
DHW Priority Features ............................................9
Monitor Menu ........................................................ 41
Setpoint Operation ................................................ 10
Miscellaneous Menu .............................................43
Mixing Operation ................................................... 10
Testing & Troubleshooting ............................................44
Pump Operation .................................................... 14
Testing the AFM ....................................................44
Applications .................................................................. 15
Testing the Sensors ..............................................45
Installation ....................................................................30
Error Messages.....................................................46
AFM Contents .......................................................30
Technical Data .............................................................48
Wiring Instructions ................................................30
User Interface
The Advanced Features Module (AFM) uses a Remote Display Module (RDM) as the method of supplying information. The RDM is
used to setup and monitor the operation of the system. The RDM uses four push buttons (Menu, Item, Up, Down) for selecting and
adjusting settings. As the AFM is programmed, record the settings in the actual settings column of the Adjust Menu. The table is found
in the second half of this manual.
Menu
All of the items displayed by the RDM are organized into various
menus. These menus are listed on the left hand side of the display
(Menu Field). To select a menu, use the Menu button. By pressing
and releasing the Menu button, the display will advance to the next
available menu. Once a menu is selected, there will be a group of
items that can be viewed within that menu.
Menu
Item
Menu
Item
Menu
Item
Item
The abbreviated name of the selected item will be displayed in the
item field of the RDM. To view the next available item, press and
release the Item button. Once the last available item in a menu has
been reached, pressing and releasing the Item button will return the
display to the first item in the selected menu.
Adjust
To make an adjustment to a setting on the RDM, begin by selecting
the appropriate menu using the Menu button. Then select the desired
item using the Item button. Finally, use the Up and / or Down button to
make the adjustment.
Additional information can be gained by observing the Status field of
the RDM. The status field will indicate which of the AFM’s outputs are
currently active. Most symbols in the status field are only visible when
the View Menu is selected.
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Display
Displays the
current menu
Displays an abbreviated
name of the selected item
Displays the current status
of the control’s outputs
and operation
Displays the current
value of the selected item
Symbol Description
BURNER
Displays when boiler 1 and / or boiler 2 are
operating.
MIXING DEVICE OUTPUT SCALE
Indicates output of injection pump or mixing
valve.
PUMP 1
Displays when the primary pump is operating.
LOCK / UNLOCK
Displays whether the access levels are locked
or unlocked.
PUMP 2
Displays when the mix pump is operating.
WARNING
Displays when an error message exists or
when a limit has been reached.
DHW PUMP
Displays when the DHW pump is operating.
°F OR °C
Units of temperature.
OPEN / CLOSE
Displays when the actuator is opening or
closing the mixing valve.
MIN, HR, SEC
Units of time.
Definitions
The following defined terms and symbols are used throughout this manual to bring attention to the presence of hazards of various risk
levels, or to important information concerning the life of the product.
- Warning Symbol: Indicates presence of hazards which can cause severe personal injury, death or
substantial property damage if ignored.
INSTALLATION
CATEGORY II
- Local level, appliances
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Sequence of Operation
Section A
Section B
Section C
Section D
Section E
Section F
General
Operation
Page 4 - 5
Boiler
Operation
Page 6 - 8
DHW
Operation
Page 8 - 9
Setpoint
Operation
Page 10
Mixing
Operation
Page 10 - 13
Pump
Operation
Page 14
Section A: General Operation
TYPES OF DEMANDS
The AFM can control the boiler supply water temperature and the mix supply water temperature. The type of demand the control
receives determines the operation of the control.
Setpoint Demand
DHW Demand
When a Setpoint Demand signal is present, the AFM
operates the boiler(s) to maintain the supply water
temperature at least as hot as the Setpoint setting. The
Setpoint Demand item in the View Menu will show “ON”.
When a DHW Demand is present, the AFM operates
the boiler(s) to maintain the supply water temperature
at least as hot as the DHW exchange setting. The DHW
Demand item in the View Menu will show “ON”.
Thermostat or
End Switch
Indirect
DHW Aquastat
Setp Dem
Dem Com
7
8
Dem DHW
Com Dem
8
9
Mix Demand
Boiler Demand
When a mix demand signal from the heating system is
present, the AFM operates the mixing device and the
boiler(s) to maintain the mix supply temperature based
on the outdoor air temperature and the Mix Characterized
Heating Curve settings. The Mix Demand item in the
View Menu will show “ON”.
When a boiler demand signal from the heating system
is present, the AFM operates the boiler(s) to maintain
the boiler supply temperature based on the outdoor air
temperature and the Boiler Characterized Heating Curve
settings. The Boil Demand item in the View Menu will
show “ON”.
Thermostat or
End Switch
Thermostat or
End Switch
Mix
Demand
10
11
Boiler
Demand
12 13
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Status
The status item in the View menu shows the AFM operating status.
WWSD
= AFM in Warm Weather Shut Down
B.MIN
= The boiler is operating near or at the Boiler Minimum temperature. The mixing device will operate at a low percentage
to protect the boiler.
B.MAX
= The boiler is operating near or at the Boiler Maximum temperature.
M.MIN
= The mixing system is operating near or at the Mixing Minimum temperature.
M. MAX
= The mixing system is operating near or at the Mixing Maximum temperature.
ON
= The AFM has a demand present and the above conditions do not apply.
OFF
= The AFM has no demand present and the above conditions do not apply.
Outdoor Design Temperature
The outdoor design temperature is the typical coldest outdoor air temperature of the year. This temperature is used when doing
the heat loss calculations for the building. If a cold outdoor design temperature is selected, the supply water temperature rises
gradually as the outdoor temperature drops. If a warm outdoor design temperature is selected, the supply water temperature
rises rapidly as the outdoor temperature drops.
Warm Weather Shut Down
When the outdoor air temperature rises above the Warm Weather Shut Down (WWSD) setting, the Status item in the View menu
will show WWSD. When the AFM is in Warm Weather Shut Down, the Mix Demand and Boiler Demand do not operate the heating
system to satisfy these demands. The AFM does respond to a DHW Demand and / or Setpoint Demand.
Exercising
The AFM has a built-in pump and valve exercising function that occurs every 72 hours.
If a pump or valve output on the AFM has not been operated at least once during every exercising period, the AFM turns on the
output for 10 seconds. This minimizes the possibility of a pump or valve seizing during a long period of inactivity.
In the case where a mixing valve is being used as the mixing device, the AFM ensures that the valve operates over its entire
range at least once each exercising period.
Note: The exercising function does not work if power to the AFM, pumps or valves is disconnected.
Boiler Protection
The AFM is capable of providing boiler protection from cold mixing system return temperatures. The AFM protects the boilers
by either reducing the variable speed injection pump speed or by closing the mixing valve. This limits the amount of cool return
water to the boiler and allows the boiler water temperature to recover.
Alert Contact
The AFM has an alert dry contact that can be used to connect to monitoring equipment such as a security system. The alert
dry contact is closed whenever an error message is created and shown on the Remote Display Module. The alert dry contact
remains closed until the error message is corrected and cleared from the RDM display.
Freeze Protection
The AFM provides boiler freeze protection for the boilers. Once the boiler supply sensor reaches 40°F (4.5°C) the AFM switches
on the primary pump and fires the boiler(s). Once the boiler supply sensor reaches 45°F (7.0°C), the primary pump is switched
off and the boiler(s) are staged off.
Important Note: Depending on the method of installation, the primary pump may not be used. In these cases, the boiler(s) may
cycle on the high limit aquastat.
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Section B: Boiler Operation
BOILER TARGET TEMPERATURE
In order for the AFM to fire the boiler(s), a Boiler Demand, Mix Demand, DHW Demand or a Setpoint Demand must be present. A
boiler target temperature will be determined based upon the type of demand present and in some cases, on outdoor temperature.
When a demand is not present, the RDM will display “– – –” as the boiler target.
Boil MAX
FIXED BOILER TARGET OPERATION
Boil DSGN
The outdoor reset operation is disabled when the Outdoor Design
setting is set to Off. In this case, a Boiler Target setting is available
in the Adjust menu. This allows the installer to manually set the
boiler target temperature. When a Boiler Demand is present, the
boiler(s) are operated at this temperature.
150
(66)
130
(54)
BOILER OUTDOOR RESET OPERATION
OUT DSGN
• Boiler Design
• Boiler Indoor Design
• Boiler Room
190
(88)
170
(77)
Boil MIN
When a Boiler Demand is present and the Outdoor Design
settings is set to a temperature, the AFM uses the following
settings to determine the boiler target temperature:
210
(99)
90
(32)
WWSD
Boil IND
70
(21)
Boil ROOM
80
(27)
60
(16)
40
(5)
110
(43)
Supply Water Temperature
Boiler Characterized
Heating Curve
20
(-7)
0
(-18)
50˚F
(10˚C)
-20
(-29)
Outdoor Air Temperature
Boiler Design Temperature
The Boiler Design supply temperature is the supply water temperature required to heat the building when the outdoor air
temperature is as cold as the outdoor design temperature.
Boiler Indoor Design Temperature
The Boiler Indoor Design temperature is the room temperature that was used in the original heat loss calculations for the building.
This setting establishes the beginning of the boiler characterized heating curve.
Boiler Room
The Boiler Room setting is the desired room temperature for the building and provides a parallel shift of the boiler characterized
heating curve.
The room temperature desired by the occupants is often different from the design indoor temperature. If the room temperature
is not correct, adjusting the Boil Room setting increases or decreases the amount of heat available to the boiler zones in the
building.
BOILER SUPPLY SENSOR
The AFM will operate the boiler(s) in order to maintain the boiler target temperature at the boiler supply sensor location. The boiler
supply sensor is located on the boiler outlet when a single boiler is installed. In applications with two boilers, the boiler supply
sensor must be located downstream of the point where the two boiler’s outlets tie together.
Boiler
Sensor
Boiler
Sensor
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BOILER MINIMUM
The boiler minimum is the lowest temperature that the AFM is allowed
to use as a boiler target temperature. During mild conditions, if the AFM
calculates a boiler target temperature that is below the boiler minimum
setting, the boiler target temperature is adjusted to at least the boiler(s)
minimum setting. During this condition, if the boiler(s) is operating, the
Status item in the View menu will display “B.MIN”.
STATUS = B.MIN
BOILER MAXIMUM
The boiler maximum is the highest temperature that the AFM is allowed
to use as a boiler target temperature. If the AFM does target the boiler
maximum setting, and the boiler temperature is near the boiler maximum
temperature, the Status item in the View menu will display “B.MAX”. At
no time does the AFM operate the boiler(s) above 220°F (105.0°C).
STATUS
= B.MAX
STATUS
= B.MAX
STAGING
The AFM controls up to two boilers in order to supply the required target temperature. After the first boiler is turned on in the firing
sequence, the control waits a minimum amount of time before turning on the second boiler. This is known as the stage delay. After
the minimum time delay between stages has expired, the AFM examines the control error to determine when the second boiler is
to fire. The control error is determined using Proportional, Integral, and Derivative (PID) logic.
Proportional - compares the actual supply temperature to the boiler target temperature. The colder the supply water
temperature, the sooner the second boiler is turned on.
Integral - compares the actual supply temperature to the boiler target temperature over a period of time.
Derivative - determines how fast or slow the supply water temperature is changing. If the supply temperature is increasing slowly,
the second boiler is turned on sooner. If the supply temperature is increasing quickly, the second boiler is turned on later, if at all.
Each stage has a minimum on time and a minimum off time.
stages the second boiler at an aggressive pace.
2. The minimum time between the boilers staging on is 4 minutes. This
Interstage Delay
Boiler #1
1. The minimum time between the boilers staging on is 2 minutes. This
Boiler Contact Closes
Boiler Temperature
The Stage Delay setting affects the rate at which the AFM stages the
second boiler. The stage delay is defined as the time from the first boiler
firing to the time the second boiler fires. There are three settings:
Boiler #2
STAGE DELAY
Boiler #2 Fires
Boiler #1 Fires
Fire
Delay
Fire
Delay
stages the second boiler at a moderate pace.
Time
3. The minimum time between the boilers staging on is 6 minutes. This
stages the second boiler at a slow pace.
BOILER 1 AND 2
The Boiler 1 and 2 setting may be selected to either Auto or Off. When Auto is selected, the boiler is activated and the AFM is able
to fire the boiler when required. When Off is selected, the AFM does not fire the boiler.
EQUAL RUN TIME ROTATION
The Equal Run Time Rotation feature changes the firing order of the
boilers whenever one boiler’s accumulated running time exceeds the
other boiler’s accumulated running time by more than the Rotate setting.
The factory default is 48 hours. After each rotation, the boiler with the
least running hours is the first to fire and the boiler with the most running
hours is the last to fire. This function ensures that both boilers receive
equal amounts of use. When this item is set to the Off setting, Boiler 1
is always the first to fire.
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BOILER DIFFERENTIAL
An on / off heat source must be operated with a differential in order to prevent short cycling. With the AFM, either a fixed or an auto
differential may be selected.
Fixed Differential
Auto Differential
Desired temperature
160°F (71°C)
If the Auto Differential is selected, the AFM automatically
determines the best differential as the load changes.
Under light loads, the differential is increased in order
to reduce the potential of short cycling. Under high
loads, the differential is decreased in order to reduce
temperature swings.
Off
Differential
10°F (5°C)
Boiler Off
155°F (68°C)
Boiler On
Time
Heating Load
era
tu
On
Differential
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Te
mp
tu
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re r
ise
165°F (74°C)
mp
Te
Cooler Temperature Warmer
The boiler differential is divided around the Boiler Target
temperature. The first boiler contact will close when the
supply water temperature is 1/2 of the differential setting
below the Boiler Target temperature, and will open when
the supply water temperature is 1/2 of the differential
setting above the Boil Target temperature. The second
boiler operates if the first boiler cannot bring the water
temperature up to the Boiler Target temperature.
Time
Section C: DHW Operation
DHW DEMAND
When an indirect domestic hot water tank aquastat closes its contact, it activates the DHW Demand.
BOILER TARGET DURING DHW GENERATION
When a DHW Demand is present the boiler target temperature is at least as hot as the DHW exchange setting. The DHW Demand
overrides the boiler reset target temperature, except when the boiler reset target is higher than the DHW exchange setting.
DHW MODE AND PRIORITY OPERATION
The AFM has three different settings available for DHW Mode. The required DHW Mode setting depends on the piping arrangement
of the DHW tank. It is often desirable to limit or even stop the flow of heat to the heating system when the DHW tank calls for heat.
This allows for a faster recovery of the DHW tank.
DHW MODE 1 - DHW in Parallel no Priority
When a DHW Demand is present, the DHW Pump is powered. The
primary pump does not turn on, but may operate based on either a
Boiler Demand, Mix Demand or a Setpoint Demand.
It is assumed that the DHW pump will provide adequate flow through
the heat exchanger and the boiler.
DHW MODE 2 - DHW in Parallel with Priority
When a DHW Demand is present, the DHW pump is powered and the
primary pump is forced to shut off, thereby providing the DHW tank
with full priority.
It is assumed that the DHW pump will provide adequate flow through
the heat exchanger and the boiler.
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DHW MODE 3 - DHW in Primary / Secondary no Priority
When a DHW Demand is present, the DHW pump and the primary
pump are powered.
DHW PRIORITY FEATURES (DHW Mode 2)
DHW Priority Override
Conditional DHW Priority
If the boiler supply temperature is maintained at or above the required
temperature during DHW generation, this indicates that the boiler(s)
has enough capacity for DHW and possibly heating as well. As long
as the boiler supply temperature is maintained near its target, DHW
and heating occurs simultaneously.
Increasing Air Temperature
Increasing Time
To prevent the building from cooling off too much or the possibility of a
potential freeze up during DHW priority, the AFM limits the amount of
time for DHW priority. As the outdoor air temperature becomes colder,
the length of time that the AFM provides DHW priority is reduced.
Once the allowed time for priority has elapsed, the AFM overrides the
DHW priority and operates DHW and heating simultaneously.
DHW priority demand time limit
DHW Priority Override
Outdoor Air Temperature
DHW Post Purge
After the DHW Demand is removed, the AFM performs a purge on the boiler(s). The AFM shuts off the boiler(s) and continues to
operate the DHW pump. This purges the residual heat from the boiler(s) into the DHW tank. The AFM continues this purge for a
maximum of two minutes or until the boiler supply water temperature drops 20°F (11°C) below the DHW Boil Target temperature.
The AFM also stops the purge if the boiler supply temperature drops below the current Boil Target temperature.
DHW Mixing Purge
After DHW operation, the boiler(s) is extremely hot. At the same time,
the heating zones may have cooled off considerably after being off for
a period of time. To avoid thermally shocking the boiler(s) after DHW
priority, the AFM shuts off the boiler(s), but continues to operate the
DHW pump while restarting the heating system. This allows some of
the DHW return water to mix with the cool return water from the zones
and temper the boiler return water.
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Section D: Setpoint Operation
The AFM can operate to satisfy the requirements of a setpoint load in addition to a space heating load and a DHW load. A setpoint
load overrides the current outdoor reset temperature and WWSD setting in order to provide heat to the setpoint load. When the setpoint
device closes a contact, it activates the Setpoint Demand.
BOILER TARGET DURING SETPOINT DEMAND
The Boiler Target temperature during a Setpoint Demand is increased to at least the Setpoint setting. This temperature is maintained
as long as the Setpoint Demand is present.
SETPOINT MODES
The AFM has two different settings available for Setpoint Mode. The required Setpoint Mode setting will depend on the piping
arrangement of the setpoint device.
Mode 1 - Setpoint in Parallel
Whenever a Setpoint Demand is present, the boiler(s) is operated to maintain the setpoint target. The primary pump does not
turn on, but may operate based on either a Boiler Demand, Mix Demand, or a DHW Demand.
It is assumed that the setpoint pump will provide adequate flow through the boiler.
Mode 2 – Primary Pump during Setpoint
Whenever a Setpoint Demand is present, the primary pump is powered and the boiler(s) is operated to maintain the setpoint
boiler target.
Section E: Mixing Operation
The AFM is capable of providing a reset supply water temperature from the primary boiler loop to a secondary mixed loop using a mixing
device. The mixing zones that are piped into the mixed loop and receive a mixed supply temperature. The mix supply temperature is
determined using a Mix Characterized Heating Curve. In order to set up a Mix Characterized Heating Curve, the following information
must be entered into the AFM using the Adjust menu.
The Mix Design temperature is the supply water temperature required
to heat the mixing zones when the outdoor air is as cold as the Outdoor
Design temperature. This setting establishes the end point of the Mix
Characterized Heating Curve for the mixing zones.
210
(99)
MIX MAX
Mixing Characterized
Heating Curve
MIX DSGN
190
(88)
170
(77)
150
(66)
MIX INDOOR
The Mix Indoor setting is the room temperature used in the original heat
loss calculations for the building. This setting establishes the beginning
of the Mix Characterized Heating Curve for the mixing zones.
The Mix Room setting is the desired room temperature for the mixing
zones and it provides a parallel shift of the Mix Characterized Heating
Curve. The room temperature desired by the occupants is often different
from the designed indoor temperature. If the room temperature is not
correct, adjusting the Mix Room setting increases or decreases the
amount of heat available to the building.
110
(43)
OUT DSGN
90
(32)
WWSD
MIX IND
MIX ROOM
130
(54)
MIX MIN
Supply Water Temperature
MIX DESIGN
70
(21)
MIX ROOM
50˚F
(10˚C)
80
(27)
60
(16)
40
(5)
20
(-7)
0
(-18)
-20
(-29)
Outdoor Air Temperature
MIX TARGET TEMPERATURE
The Mix Target temperature is determined from the Mix Characterized Heating Curve settings. The AFM displays the temperature
that it is currently trying to maintain as the mix supply temperature. If the AFM does not presently have a Mix Demand, it displays
“– – –” on the RDM.
MIX MINIMUM
The Mix Minimum setting is the lowest temperature that the AFM is allowed to use as a mix target temperature. During mild
conditions, if the AFM calculates a mix target temperature that is below the Mix Minimum setting, the mix target temperature is
adjusted to match the Mix Minimum setting. During this condition, if the mixing supply temperature is near the Mix Minimum setting,
the Status item in the View menu will show “M.MIN”.
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MIX MAXIMUM
The Mix Maximum sets the highest water temperature that the AFM is allowed to use as a mix target temperature. If the AFM does
target the mix maximum setting, and the mix supply temperature is near the mix maximum temperature, the Status item in the View
menu will show “M.MAX”.
BOILER MINIMUM PROTECTION
The AFM is capable of providing boiler protection from cold mixing system return water temperatures. If the boiler water temperature
is cooler than the Boiler Minimum setting while the boiler is firing, the AFM reduces the output from the mixing device. This limits
the amount of cool return water to the boiler and allows the boiler water temperature to recover.
MIXING DEVICES
Mixing Device Selection
The AFM can supply a lower water temperature to part of the heating system by varying the speed of an injection pump or
modulating a mixing valve. This selection is made under the Mixing item in the Adjust menu.
Variable Speed Injection
A standard wet rotor circulator is connected to the AFM on the Opn / Var
terminal (28). The AFM increases or decreases the power output to the
circulator when there is mix demand. The circulator speed varies to
maintain the correct mixed supply water temperature at the mix supply
sensor. For correct sizing and piping of the variable speed injection driven
circulator, refer to the guidelines listed on the next page. A visual indication
of the current variable speed output is displayed in the RDM in the form
of a segmented bar graph. Two small indicators at the top of the graph
indicate whether the output is increasing or decreasing.
Floating Action (24 V (ac) transformer required field supplied)
A floating action actuator motor is connected to the AFM on the Opn / Var
and Cls terminals (28 and 29). The AFM pulses the actuator motor open or
close to maintain the correct supply water temperature at the mix supply
sensor when there is a mix demand. The mixing valve that the actuator can
connect to can be either a 2-way, 3-way or 4-way valve. A visual indication
as to whether the AFM is currently opening or closing the mixing valve
is displayed in the RDM with the words Open and Close. Also, a visual
indication of the current position of the valve is displayed in the RDM in the
form of a segmented bar graph.
Variable Speed Injection Piping Guidelines
There are a few simple piping details which should be considered, when mixing using a variable speed injection pump.
Variable speed injection systems require complete isolation between the boiler loop and system loop. For example, when the
injection pump is turned off, there must be no heat transfer from the boiler loop to the system loop. In order to avoid this unwanted
heat transfer, standard primary-secondary piping techniques are used as shown.
•
This piping arrangement requires that the injection
piping be at least one pipe diameter smaller than
the piping of the boiler and system loops.
•
There must be a maximum of 4 pipe diameters
between the tees in the boiler and system loops
in order to prevent ghost flow when the variable
speed injection pump is off and either the boiler
pump or system pump is on.
•
There must be at least 6 pipe diameters of straight
pipe on either side of the tees in order to prevent
the momentum of water in the boiler and system
loops from pushing flow through the injection
loop.
•
Boiler
Pump
High
Temperature
Boiler
There should be a minimum 1 foot elevation drop to
create a thermal trap in order to prevent convective
heat transfer through the injection loop.
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Variable Speed Injection Design Procedure
STEP 1
Determine the following design values:
• Boiler Supply Temperature (Tb)
• System Supply Temperature (Ts)
• System Flow Rate (US GPM) and System Loop
Loop
Temperature Drop ( Ts). If one of these variables is
unknown, use Equation 1 or 2 to calculate the other
variable.
Equation 1
Equation 2
System Flow Rate
(US GPM)
=
Design Heating Load (Btu / hr)
500 x
Ts (°F)
Design Heating Load (Btu / hr)
=
Ts (°F)
500 x System Flow Rate (US GPM)
Equation 3
Design Injection Flow Rate (US GPM) =
System Flow Rate (US GPM) x Flow Ratio
STEP 2
Injection Flow Ratio
1.00
Calculate Tb – Ts.
0.90
STEP 3
0.80
Look up the required Flow Ratio on Chart 1.
0.70
Calculate the design injection flow rate using Equation 3.
STEP 5
Decide whether or not to include a balancing valve in
the injection piping. A balancing (globe) valve allows
adjustment when the injection pump is larger than
needed. A balancing valve also provides the possibility
of manual operation of the heating system by turning the
injection pump fully on and adjusting the balancing valve
to obtain the desired system supply water temperature.
Flow Ratio
STEP 4
0.60
0.50
0.40
Ts
(°F)
0.30
25
20
15
10
0.20
0.10
0.00
10
20
30
40
50
60
Tb - Ts (°F)
Chart 1
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70
80
90
STEP 6
The injection piping size and model of pump to install can now be looked up in the table shown below. Do not oversize the
injection system. If the heating system is not able to get enough heat, the boiler’s operating temperature will be increased
automatically.
Manufacturer Approved Pump Models
Turns open
of the
Nominal Pipe
Without
Globe Valve
With Globe
Valve
Globe Valve
(%)
Diameter
(inches)
0.5
–
1.5 - 2.0
20
2.5
2
100
0.5
4 - 5.5
9 - 6.5
9 - 10.5
9
14 - 15
19
22 - 24
26 - 28
35 - 37
33
41 - 45
3.0 - 4.5
4 - 5.5
7.5 - 8.5
8
12 - 13
17
19 - 21
–
31 - 32
30
39 - 42
100
100
100
100
100
100
100
100
100
100
100
0.5
0.75
0.75
1
1
1.25
1.25
1.5
1.5
2
2
Grundfos (F)
15 - 42
2”
3”
26-64
Design Injection Flow Rate
(US GPM)
Taco
003
007
0010 0012
B&G
NRF
9
NRF
22
Armstrong
Astro
30
50
NRF
33
*Speed 2, **Speed 3 (Brute)
This table assumes there are 5 feet of pipe, 4 elbows, and 4 branch tees of the listed diameter. These circulators have been tested
and approved by the manufacturers for use with the tekmar variable speed electronics.
The drawings in this brochure are only concept drawings. The designer must determine which, if any, concept is best for his application
and must ensure compliance with code requirements. Necessary auxiliary equipment and safety devices must be added.
Example
System loop
STEP 1 Tb = 160°F
Primary (boiler) loop
Ts = 130°F
Ts = 10°F (radiant floor heating)
System Flow Rate = 15 GPM
STEP 2 Tb - Ts = 30°F
V2
STEP 3 Flow Ratio = 0.25 (see Chart 1)
S2
DHW
Supply
STEP 4 Injection Flow Rate = 3.75 GPM (15 GPM x 0.25)
P2
S1
STEP 5 Use globe valve in order to control flow (recommended).
STEP 6 Refer to the pump table. Look up the range of desired
injection flow rate (3.0 - 4.5 GPM — use either of the
checked pumps). Leave globe valve in the open position
and use 0.5” pipe diameter.
P3
P1
V1
DHW
Return
P1 = Boiler Pump
P2 = Variable Speed Injection Pump
P3 = System Pump
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S1 = Boiler Sensor
S2 = Supply Sensor
V1, V2 = Globe Valve
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Section F: Pump Operation
PUMP OPERATION
The AFM can power the Primary Pump, the Mix Pump, and the DHW Pump. The AFM can adjust the power level to the variable
speed injection pump; however, the power for this pump is provided externally.
Note: Use isolation relay for pumps (DHW, Primary, Mixing) larger than 1/8 HP.
Primary Pump
The primary pump operates in the following conditions:
• A Boiler Demand is present and the AFM in not in WWSD.
• A Mix Demand is present and the AFM is not in WWSD.
• A DHW Demand is present and the AFM is set to DHW
Mode 3.
• A Setpoint Demand is present and the AFM is set to Setpoint
Mode 2.
• A Boiler Demand, Mixing Demand, DHW Demand (Mode 3),
or Setpoint Demand (Mode 2) has been removed and a
primary pump post purge has been set.
Mix Pump
The mix pump operates when a Mix Demand is present and the AFM is not in WWSD.
DHW Pump
The DHW Pump operates when a DHW Demand is present and the AFM is not in DHW Priority Override. The DHW Pump
continues to operate after a DHW Demand to provide DHW post purge and DHW mix purge.
Variable Speed Injection Pump
The variable speed injection pump operates when the Mixing setting is set to Variable Speed, a Mix Demand is present and
the boiler is operating above the Boiler Minimum setting.
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Advanced Features Module (AFM) Inputs and Outputs
Ensure a 20 amp service
is connected to Boiler
with AFM
Input
Setpoint
Demand
Signal
Input
DHW
Demand
Signal
Input
Mixing
Demand
Signal
Input
Boiler
Demand
Signal
Output
Boiler
Output
Boiler
LCW0
Alert
LCW0
Alert
Input
LCWO
Input
LCWO
Input
120 V (ac)
Power Supply
Output
DHW
Pump
Input
Universal
Sensor
Input
Universal
Sensor
Output
Primary
Pump
*
Output
Mixing
Pump
*
Output
Mixing Valve &
Actuating Motor
Input
Outdoor
Sensor
Output
Remote
Display
Module
(RDM)
*
RDM Sen Out Mix Sen Boil Setp Dem DHW
Mix
Com Sen Sen Com Sen Dem Com Dem Demand
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
Boiler
Demand
Boiler 1
Boiler 2
LW LW
CO1 CO2
L
N DHW N
Power Pmp
Prim
Pmp
N
Mix
Pmp
N Opn/ Cls Pwr
Var
Mix
Input
120 V (ac) for
Variable Speed Pump
24 V (ac) for
Floating Action
Alert
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Output
Alert
ADVANCED FEATURES MODULE
*Note: Use isolation relay for pumps (DHW, Primary and Mixing) larger than 1/8 hp.
L
120 V (ac)
N
AFM
Powered
Pump
Output
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- Application 1
Mechanical
A single Ultra Oil boiler provides outdoor reset to space heating zones. The Plus indirect domestic hot water tank is heated when signaled
by the tank aquastat. In multiple zone systems, a WMZV zone valve controller can be used to operate the zone valves. For system
temperatures of 140°F or higher.
Additional
Zones
13
Zone 1
12
11
9
4
10
7
6
8
3
2
1
5
Legend
1 Ultra Oil boiler
6 Isolation valve
10 Boiler Supply Sensor
2 Plus indirect domestic hot water tank
7 Pressure reducing valve
11 Indirect domestic hot water tank pump
3 Diaphragm type expansion tank
8 Check valve or backflow preventer
12 Primary pump
4 Air separator with automatic air vent
9 Flow / check valve
13 Zone valve
5 Relief valve and discharge piping
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- Application 1
Electrical
ZONE THERMOSTATS
1
THERMOSTAT
X
OR
2
3
120 VAC FIELD WIRING
LOW VOLTAGE FIELD WIRING
4
X
WMZV
(MULTIPLE ZONES)
(SINGLE ZONE)
BOILER
DEMAND
ALERT OUTPUT
FROM LWCO OFF BOILER
INDIRECT
DHW TANK
AQUASTAT
BOILER SUPPLY
SENSOR
PRIMARY
PUMP
FIELD WIRING
DHW
PUMP
OUTDOOR
SENSOR
RDM Sen Out Mix Sen Boil Setp Dem DHW
Mix
Com Sen Sen Com Sen Dem Com Dem Demand
1
REMOTE ALERT
(DRY CONTACTS)
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
Boiler
Demand
Boiler 1
Boiler 2
LW LW
CO1 CO2
L
N DHW N
Power Pmp
Prim
Pmp
N
Mix
Pmp
N Opn/ Cls Pwr
Var
Mix
Alert
9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32
BOILER TERMINAL STRIP
REMOTE
DISPLAY
Required Adjust menu settings:
MIXING = OFF
BOILER 1 = AUTO
BOILER 2 = OFF
DHW MODE = 1 OR 2
PURGE = OFF
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- Application 2
Mechanical
A single Ultra Oil boiler provides outdoor reset to space heating zones. The Plus indirect domestic hot water tank is heated when signaled
by the tank aquastat. If there is a single space heating zone, only the primary pump is required. In multiple zone systems, a WMCR zone
circulator controller can be used to operate the zone pumps. For system temperatures of 140°F or higher.
Additional
Zones
12
Zone 1
11
9
4
10
7
6
8
3
2
1
5
Legend
1 Ultra Oil boiler
5 Relief valve and discharge piping
9 Flow / check valve
2 Plus indirect domestic hot water tank
6 Isolation valve
10 Boiler Supply Sensor
3 Diaphragm type expansion tank
7 Pressure reducing valve
11 Indirect domestic hot water tank pump
4 Air separator with automatic air vent
8 Check valve or backflow preventer
12 Primary or Zone pump
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- Application 2
Electrical
ZONE THERMOSTATS
1
2
3
120 VAC FIELD WIRING
LOW VOLTAGE FIELD WIRING
4
* Required for a single zone
X
OR
THERMOSTAT
X
WMCR
(MULTIPLE ZONES)
(SINGLE ZONE)
BOILER
DEMAND
ALERT OUTPUT
FROM LWCO OFF BOILER
INDIRECT
DHW TANK
AQUASTAT
BOILER SUPPLY
SENSOR
PRIMARY
PUMP
REMOTE ALERT
(DRY CONTACTS)
FIELD WIRING
DHW
PUMP
OUTDOOR
SENSOR
RDM Sen Out Mix Sen Boil Setp Dem DHW
Mix
Com Sen Sen Com Sen Dem Com Dem Demand
1
*
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
Boiler
Demand
Boiler 1
Boiler 2
LW LW
CO1 CO2
L
N DHW N
Power Pmp
Prim
Pmp
N
Mix
Pmp
N Opn/ Cls Pwr
Var
Mix
Alert
9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32
BOILER TERMINAL STRIP
REMOTE
DISPLAY
Required Adjust menu settings:
MIXING = OFF
BOILER 1 = AUTO
BOILER 2 = OFF
DHW MODE = 1 OR 2
PURGE = OPTIONAL
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- Application 3
Mechanical
Two Ultra Oil boilers are staged and rotated to provide outdoor reset to space heating zones. The Plus indirect domestic hot water tank
is heated when signaled by the tank aquastat. The two boilers are piped using the easy-fit manifold. The boiler pump required by each
boiler is powered by the boiler aquastat. In multiple zone systems, a WMZV zone valve controller can be used to operate the zone valves.
For system temperatures of 140°F or higher.
Additional
Zones
13
12
Zone 1
11
9
4
10
7
6
8
3
14
2
1
15
5
Legend
1 Ultra Oil boiler
6 Isolation valve
11 Indirect domestic hot water tank pump
2 Plus indirect domestic hot water tank
7 Pressure reducing valve
12 Primary Pump
3 Diaphragm type expansion tank
8 Check valve or backflow preventer
13 Zone valve
4 Air separator with automatic air vent
9 Flow / check valve
14 Boiler 1 Pump
5 Relief valve and discharge piping
10 Boiler Supply Sensor
15 Boiler 2 Pump
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- Application 3
Electrical
ZONE THERMOSTATS
1
X
OR
THERMOSTAT
2
3
120 VAC FIELD WIRING
LOW VOLTAGE FIELD WIRING
4
X
WMZV
(MULTIPLE ZONES)
(SINGLE ZONE)
BOILER
DEMAND
ALERT OUTPUT
FROM LWCO OFF BOILER 2
ALERT OUTPUT
FROM LWCO OFF BOILER 1
INDIRECT
DHW TANK
AQUASTAT
BOILER SUPPLY
SENSOR
FIELD WIRING
PRIMARY
PUMP
DHW
PUMP
OUTDOOR
SENSOR
BOILER
PUMP
RDM Sen Out Mix Sen Boil Setp Dem DHW
Mix
Com Sen Sen Com Sen Dem Com Dem Demand
1
REMOTE ALERT
(DRY CONTACTS)
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
Boiler
Demand
Boiler 1
Boiler 2
LW LW
CO1 CO2
L
N DHW N
Power Pmp
Prim
Pmp
N
Mix
Pmp
N Opn/ Cls Pwr
Var
Mix
Alert
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BOILER 1 TERMINAL STRIP
REMOTE
DISPLAY
BOILER
PUMP
BOILER 2 TERMINAL STRIP
Required Adjust menu settings:
MIXING = OFF
BOILER 1 = AUTO
BOILER 2 = AUTO
DHW MODE = 1 OR 2
PURGE = OFF
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- Application 4
Mechanical
A single Ultra Oil boiler provides heat to a mix temperature water space heating system and a Plus indirect domestic hot water tank. The
tank is heated when signaled by the tank aquastat. A variable speed injection pump is used to mix the boiler water temperature down
to a mixed water temperature for space heating. The mix water temperature is adjusted according to outdoor reset. In multiple zone
systems, a WMZV zone valve controller can be used to operate the zone valves.
16
15
Additional
Zones
13
17
Zone 1
14
12
11
9
4
10
7
6
8
3
2
1
5
Legend
1 Ultra Oil boiler
7 Pressure reducing valve
13 Variable speed injection pump
2 Plus indirect domestic hot water tank
8 Check valve or backflow preventer
14 Balancing valve or globe valve
3 Diaphragm type expansion tank
9 Flow / check valve
15 Mix system pump
4 Air separator with automatic air vent
10 Boiler Supply Sensor
16 Mix supply sensor
5 Relief valve and discharge piping
11 Indirect domestic hot water tank pump
17 Zone valve
6 Isolation valve
12 Primary pump
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- Application 4
Electrical
ZONE THERMOSTATS
1
X
OR
THERMOSTAT
2
3
120 VAC FIELD WIRING
LOW VOLTAGE FIELD WIRING
4
X
WMZV
(MULTIPLE ZONES)
(SINGLE ZONE)
MIX
DEMAND
ALERT OUTPUT
FROM LWCO OFF BOILER
INDIRECT
DHW TANK
AQUASTAT
VARIABLE
SPEED
PUMP
BOILER SUPPLY
SENSOR
PRIMARY
PUMP
MIX SUPPLY
SENSOR
DHW
PUMP
OUTDOOR
SENSOR
RDM Sen Out Mix Sen Boil Setp Dem DHW
Mix
Com Sen Sen Com Sen Dem Com Dem Demand
1
2
3
120 VAC HOT VARIABLE SPEED PUMP
4
5
6
7
8
Boiler
Demand
Boiler 1
Boiler 2
LW LW
CO1 CO2
L
N DHW N
Power Pmp
REMOTE ALERT
(DRY CONTACTS)
MIX
PUMP
Prim
Pmp
N
Mix
Pmp
N Opn/ Cls Pwr
Var
Mix
Alert
9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32
FIELD WIRING
BOILER TERMINAL STRIP
REMOTE
DISPLAY
Required Adjust menu settings:
MIXING = VAR
BOILER 1 = AUTO
BOILER 2 = OFF
DHW MODE = 1 OR 2
PURGE = OPTIONAL
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- Application 5
Mechanical
Two Ultra Oil boilers are staged and rotated to provide outdoor reset to boiler and mix water temperature space heating zones. The Plus
indirect domestic hot water tank is heated when signaled by the tank aquastat. The two boilers are piped using the easy-fit manifold.
The boiler pump required by each boiler is powered by the boiler aquastat. In multiple zone systems, a WMCR zone circulator controller
can be used to operate the zone pumps. A variable speed injection pump is used to mix the boiler water temperature down to a mixed
water temperature for space heating. The mix water temperature is adjusted according to outdoor reset.
16
Additional
Zones
14
17
Zone 1
15
12
Additional
Zones
13
Zone 1
11
9
4
10
7
6
8
3
18
2
19
1
5
Legend
1 Ultra Oil boiler
8 Check valve or backflow preventer
14 Variable speed injection pump
2 Plus indirect domestic hot water tank
9 Flow / check valve
15 Balancing valve or globe valve
3 Diaphragm type expansion tank
10 Boiler Supply Sensor
16 Mix supply sensor
4 Air separator with automatic air vent
11 Indirect domestic hot water tank pump
17 Mix temperature zone pump
5 Relief valve and discharge piping
12 Primary pump
18 Boiler 1 Pump
6 Isolation valve
13 Boiler temperature zone pump
19 Boiler 2 Pump
7 Pressure reducing valve
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- Application 5
MIX TEMPERATURE
ZONE THERMOSTAT
BOILER TEMPERATURE
ZONE THERMOSTAT
(SINGLE ZONE)
120 VAC FIELD WIRING
LOW VOLTAGE FIELD WIRING
(SINGLE ZONE)
BOILER
DEMAND
MIX
DEMAND
OR
Electrical
BOILER TEMPERATURE
ZONE THERMOSTATS
1
2
3
4
OR
MIX TEMPERATURE
ZONE THERMOSTATS
1
2
3
X
4
X
WMCR
(MULTIPLE ZONES)
X
X
WMCR
(MULTIPLE ZONES)
ALERT OUTPUT
FROM LWCO OFF BOILER 2
ALERT OUTPUT
FROM LWCO OFF BOILER 1
INDIRECT
DHW TANK
AQUASTAT
VARIABLE
SPEED
PUMP
BOILER SUPPLY
SENSOR
PRIMARY
PUMP
MIX SUPPLY
SENSOR
REMOTE ALERT
(DRY CONTACTS)
DHW
PUMP
OUTDOOR
SENSOR
BOILER
PUMP
RDM Sen Out Mix Sen Boil Setp Dem DHW
Mix
Com Sen Sen Com Sen Dem Com Dem Demand
1
120 VAC HOT VARIABLE SPEED PUMP
FIELD WIRING
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
Boiler
Demand
Boiler 1
Boiler 2
LW LW
CO1 CO2
L
N DHW N
Power Pmp
Prim
Pmp
N
Mix
Pmp
N Opn/ Cls Pwr
Var
Mix
Alert
9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32
BOILER 1 TERMINAL STRIP
REMOTE
DISPLAY
BOILER
PUMP
BOILER 2 TERMINAL STRIP
Required Adjust menu settings:
MIXING = VAR
BOILER 1 = AUTO
BOILER 2 = AUTO
DHW MODE = 1 OR 2
PURGE = OPTIONAL
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- Application 6
Mechanical
A single Ultra Oil boiler provides heat to a mix temperature water space heating system, a setpoint load, and a Plus indirect domestic
hot water tank. The tank is heated when signaled by the tank aquastat. The setpoint load is heated at the setpoint temperature when a
setpoint demand signal is provided. A 3-way valve and actuating motor is used to mix the boiler water temperature down to a mixed water
temperature for space heating. The mix water temperature is adjusted according to outdoor reset. In multiple zone systems, a WMZV
zone valve controller can be used to operate the zone valves.
Additional
Zones
16
13
15
14
Zone 1
12
17
Setpoint
Load
11
9
4
10
7
6
8
3
2
1
5
Legend
1 Ultra Oil boiler
7 Pressure reducing valve
13 3-way valve and actuating motor
2 Plus indirect domestic hot water tank
8 Check valve or backflow preventer
14 Mix system pump
3 Diaphragm type expansion tank
9 Flow / check valve
15 Mix supply sensor
4 Air separator with automatic air vent
10 Boiler Supply Sensor
16 Mix temperature zone valve
5 Relief valve and discharge piping
11 Indirect domestic hot water tank pump
17 Setpoint load pump
6 Isolation valve
12 Primary pump
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- Application 6
Electrical
ZONE THERMOSTATS
1
X
OR
THERMOSTAT
2
3
120 VAC FIELD WIRING
LOW VOLTAGE FIELD WIRING
4
X
WMCR
(MULTIPLE ZONES)
(SINGLE ZONE)
MIX
DEMAND
INDIRECT
DHW TANK
AQUASTAT
ALERT OUTPUT
FROM LWCO OFF BOILER
SETPOINT
DEVICE
SETPOINT
PUMP
24V C
BOILER SUPPLY
SENSOR
PRIMARY
PUMP
MIX SUPPLY
SENSOR
DHW
PUMP
OUTDOOR
SENSOR
RDM Sen Out Mix Sen Boil Setp Dem DHW
Mix
Com Sen Sen Com Sen Dem Com Dem Demand
1
2
3
24 VAC HOT MIXING VALVE
MIXING
VALVE
4
5
6
7
8
Boiler
Demand
Boiler 1
Boiler 2
LW LW
CO1 CO2
L
N DHW N
Power Pmp
REMOTE ALERT
(DRY CONTACTS)
MIX
PUMP
Prim
Pmp
N
Mix
Pmp
N Opn/ Cls Pwr
Var
Mix
Alert
9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32
FIELD WIRING
BOILER TERMINAL STRIP
REMOTE
DISPLAY
Note: Required 24 V (ac) transformer is field supplied.
Required Adjust menu settings:
MIXING = FLOT
BOILER 1 = AUTO
BOILER 2 = OFF
DHW MODE = 1 OR 2
SETPOINT MODE = 1
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- Application 7
Mechanical
A single Ultra Oil boiler provides outdoor reset to space heating zones. The Plus indirect domestic hot water tank is heated when signaled
by the tank aquastat. The boiler is piped in primary-secondary to the heating loop. In multiple zone systems, a WMZV zone valve controller
can be used to operate the zone valves. For system temperatures of 140°F or higher.
Additional
Zones
13
Zone 1
15
12
9
11
4
10
7
6
14
2
1
8
3
5
Legend
1 Ultra Oil boiler
6 Isolation valve
11 Indirect domestic hot water tank pump
2 Plus indirect domestic hot water tank
7 Pressure reducing valve
12 Primary pump
3 Diaphragm type expansion tank
8 Check valve or backflow preventer
13 Zone valve
4 Air separator with automatic air vent
9 Flow / check valve
14 Boiler pump
5 Relief valve and discharge piping
10 Boiler Supply Sensor
15 Pressure By-pass Valve
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- Application 7
Electrical
ZONE THERMOSTATS
1
X
OR
THERMOSTAT
2
3
120 VAC FIELD WIRING
LOW VOLTAGE FIELD WIRING
4
X
WMZV
(MULTIPLE ZONES)
(SINGLE ZONE)
BOILER
DEMAND
ALERT OUTPUT
FROM LWCO OFF BOILER
INDIRECT
DHW TANK
AQUASTAT
FIELD WIRING
PRIMARY
PUMP
BOILER SUPPLY
SENSOR
DHW
PUMP
OUTDOOR
SENSOR
BOILER
PUMP
RDM Sen Out Mix Sen Boil Setp Dem DHW
Mix
Com Sen Sen Com Sen Dem Com Dem Demand
1
REMOTE ALERT
(DRY CONTACTS)
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
Boiler
Demand
Boiler 1
Boiler 2
LW LW
CO1 CO2
L
N DHW N
Power Pmp
Prim
Pmp
N
Mix
Pmp
N Opn/ Cls Pwr
Var
Mix
Alert
9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32
BOILER 1 TERMINAL STRIP
REMOTE
DISPLAY
Required Adjust menu settings:
MIXING = OFF
BOILER 1 = AUTO
BOILER 2 = OFF
DHW MODE = 3
PURGE = OPTIONAL
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Installation
AFM CONTENTS
1)
Advanced Feature Module
7)
DIN Rail
2)
Remote Display Module
8)
Two Mounting Screws
3)
Installation and Operation Manual
9)
Wire labeled “Remote Display Module”
4)
Outdoor Sensor
10) Wire labeled “Boiler 1 TT”
5)
Two Universal Sensors
11) Wire labeled “AFM 120 V (ac)”
6)
Screwdriver
WIRING INSTRUCTIONS
CAUTION
Improper installation and operation of this control could result in damage to the equipment and possibly even personal injury. It is
your responsibility to ensure that this control is safely installed according to all applicable codes and standards. This electronic
control is not intended for use as a primary limit control. Other controls that are intended and certified as safety limits must be
placed into the control circuit.
WARNING
Wiring of the AFM requires handling high voltage wiring. Disconnect all power from the Ultra Oil boiler(s) before wiring. Only trained
and qualified personnel should perform the installation.
ROUGH-IN WIRING
• All wires are to be stripped to a length of 3/8” (9 mm) to ensure proper
•
•
•
•
connection to the AFM.
The AFM uses the same power supply as the Ultra Oil boiler. Ensure
the Ultra Oil boiler is connected a clean power source with a 20 amp
service to ensure proper operation.
Use the provided 14 AWG wires labelled “120 V (ac)” from the Boiler
Terminal strip to the AFM.
Multi-strand 18 AWG wire is recommended for all other 120 V (ac)
wiring due to its superior flexibility and ease of installation into the
terminals.
All field provided line voltage wiring must be sheathed in flexible or
rigid metal conduit. Low voltage wiring may be run without conduit
as long as grommets or anti-short bushings are used.
STEP ONE
MOUNTING THE ADVANCED FEATURES MODULE
A) Disconnect power from the Ultra Oil.
B) Release Pod control cover by loosening the
retainer screw in the top center of the cover.
Swing the cover open to reveal the control compartment.
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C) Install the DIN Rail using the two mounting screws.
STEP TWO
D) The bottom side the AFM has a DIN rail slot and snap. Hook the
slot along the DIN rail and pivot the AFM downwards. The DIN
rail snap will “click” when the AFM is attached to the DIN rail.
INSTALLING THE REMOTE DISPLAY MODULE
The Remote Display Module may be wall mounted or installed on the Ultra Oil boiler control panel.
Control Panel Mounting
A) Remove the Weil-McLain logo plate by pressing down on the top tab.
B) Remove the RDM back cover and discard.
C) Route wire harness labeled “Remote Display Module” through the control panel opening and connect the blue wire from AFM
terminal 1 to RDM terminal 1, and the yellow wire from AFM terminal 2 to RDM terminal 2. Note: RDM connection to AFM is polarity
sensitive.
D) Install RDM by aligning the two bottom tabs with the notches in control panel opening. Pivot the top of RDM and push the top
against the control panel until it snaps firmly in place.
Wall Mounting
Use the back cover provided with the RDM.
1) Place a screwdriver or similar object into the small slot located in the top of the
RDM. Push the screwdriver against the plastic tab, and pull the top of the front
cover so that it pivots around the bottom edge of the RDM.
2) The base of the RDM should be securely installed in the desired location. Mount
the RDM directly to the desired location using two #6-1” screws. The screws
are inserted through the mounting holes and must be securely fastened to the
desired location. If possible, at least one of the screws should enter a wall stud
or similar surface.
To control
#6 - 1” screws
3) Discard wire harness labeled “Remote Display Module”.
4) Run 18 AWG twisted pair or similar wire between the RDM and the control.
Insert the wires through the hole provided in the back of the RDM enclosure
and connect them to the Com and the AFM terminals. RDM can be mounted
up to 500 ft. away from the AFM.
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5) Route field wiring through one of the knockouts in the boiler back panel using grommets or anti-short bushings. Connect AFM terminal
1 to RDM terminal 1. Connect AFM terminal 2 to RDM Terminal 2.
Note: Do not apply power to the RDM. The RDM is to be wired directly to the control. The connection between the control and the
RDM is polarity sensitive. The Com terminal of the RDM must be connected to the Com terminal of the control.
STEP THREE
INSTALLING THE BOILER SENSOR
Connect one Universal Sensor to the boiler outlet pipe if using a single
Ultra Oil boiler. In applications with two Ultra Oil boilers, the Universal
Sensor must be located where the two boilers tie together into a common
manifold or on a primary loop. The Universal Sensor should be located
downstream of an elbow or a pump to ensure an average temperature
reading. The Universal Sensor may be strapped onto copper pipe
and insulated. For steel pipe, it is recommended to install a 3/8” (10
mm) temperature immersion well and mount the Universal Sensor into
the well. Use 18 AWG or similar wire to connect the boiler sensor to
terminals 5 and 6 on the AFM.
STEP FOUR
INSTALLING THE OUTDOOR SENSOR
Note: The temperature sensor (thermistor) is built into the Outdoor Sensor enclosure.
A) Remove the screw and pull the front cover off the sensor enclosure.
B) The Outdoor Sensor can either be mounted directly onto a wall or a 2” x 4” electrical box. When the Outdoor Sensor is wall mounted,
the wiring should enter through the back or bottom of the enclosure. Do not mount the Outdoor Sensor with the conduit knockout
facing upwards as rain could enter the enclosure and damage the sensor.
① Sensor with rear
entry wiring
② Sensor with
bottom entrywiring
C) In order to prevent heat transmitted through the wall from affecting
the sensor reading, it may be necessary to install an insulating barrier
behind the enclosure.
D) The Outdoor Sensor should be mounted on a wall which best represents
the heat load on the building (a northern wall for most buildings and a
southern facing wall for buildings with large south facing glass areas).
The Outdoor Sensor should not be exposed to heat sources such as
ventilation or window openings.
③ Sensor mounted
onto 2" x 4"
electrical box
Wires from outdoor
sensor to control
terminals
(Com Sen - Out Sen)
E) The Outdoor Sensor should be installed at an elevation above the
ground that will prevent accidental damage or tampering.
F) Connect 18 AWG or similar wire to the two terminals provided in the
enclosure and run the wires from the Outdoor Sensor to the AFM
terminals 2 and 3.
Sensor is built into
the enclosure
IMPORTANT
Do not run the wires parallel to telephone or power cables. If the sensor wires are located in an area with strong sources of
electromagnetic interference (EMI), shielded cable or twisted pair should be used or the wires can be run in a grounded metal
conduit. If using shielded cable, the shield wire should be connected to terminal 2 on the AFM and not to earth ground.
G)
Replace the front cover of the sensor enclosure.
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STEP FIVE
INSTALLING THE MIX SENSOR
If a mixing valve or a variable speed injection pump is installed, a Universal Sensor is required on the mixing system supply pipe.
The Universal Sensor should be located downstream of an elbow or a pump to ensure an average temperature reading. The
Universal Sensor may be strapped onto copper pipe and insulated. For steel pipe, it is recommended to install a 3/8” (10 mm) ID
temperature immersion well and mount the Universal Sensor into the well. Use 18 AWG or similar wire to connect the mix sensor
to terminals 4 and 5 on the AFM.
STEP SIX
Thermostat or
End Switch
SETPOINT DEMAND
Warning
Do not apply power!
The Setpoint Demand on terminals 7 and 8 on the AFM can connect to a thermostat or a
dry contact switch. A Setpoint Demand is created when there is a contact closure between
terminals 7 and 8. It is recommended to use 18 AWG or similar wire.
Setp Dem
Dem Com
7
8
STEP SEVEN
Indirect
DHW Aquastat
DHW DEMAND
Warning
Do not apply power!
The DHW Demand on terminals 8 and 9 on the AFM can connect to a mechanical aquastat
switch in an indirect domestic hot water tank. A DHW Demand is created when there is a
contact closure between terminals 8 and 9. It is recommended to use 18 AWG or similar wire.
Dem DHW
Com Dem
8
9
STEP EIGHT
Thermostat or
End Switch
MIX DEMAND
Warning
Do not apply power!
The Mix Demand on terminals 10 and 11 on the AFM can connect to a thermostat or a dry end
switch regulating mix temperature zones. A Mix Demand is created when there is a contact
closure between terminals 10 and 11. It is recommended to use 18 AWG or similar wire.
Mix
Demand
10
11
STEP NINE
BOILER DEMAND
Thermostat or
End Switch
Warning
Do not apply power!
The Boiler Demand on terminals 12 and 13 on the AFM can connect to a thermostat or
a dry end switch regulating boiler temperature zones. A Boiler Demand is created when
there is a contact closure between terminals 12 and 13. It is recommended to use 18
AWG or similar wire.
Boiler
Demand
12 13
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STEP TEN
BOILER 1
The wire labeled “Boiler 1 T-T” allows the AFM to turn the burner on and
off. Connect the one black wire from terminal 14 on the AFM to terminal 4
on the Boiler Terminal Strip. Connect the other black wire from terminal 15
on the AFM to terminal 5 on the Boiler Terminal Strip.
STEP ELEVEN
Boiler 1
T-T
4
Boiler 1
14 15
BOILER 2
5
Boiler Terminal
Strip
If a second Ultra Oil is installed, use 18 AWG or similar wire to connect
terminals 16 and 17 on the AFM to the second Ultra Oil field wiring terminals
4 and 5.
STEP TWELVE
LOW WATER CUT OFF ON BOILER 1
If a Low Water Cut Off (LWCO) is installed, connect a single 18 AWG
or similar wire from terminal 18 on the AFM to the alarm output on the
LWCO.
STEP THIRTEEN
Alert
LWCO
LW
CO1
18
LOW WATER CUT OFF ON BOILER 2
If a second Ultra Oil is installed with a Low Water Cut Off (LWCO), connect
a single 18 AWG or similar wire from terminal 19 on the AFM to the alarm
output on the LWCO.
AFM
120 V (AC)
STEP FOURTEEN
L
N
Power
20 21
120 V (AC) POWER
14
The wire labeled “AFM 120 V (ac)” is used to power the AFM. Connect
the black wire from terminal 20 on the AFM to terminal 17 on the Boiler
Terminal Strip. Connect the white wire from terminal 21 on the AFM to
terminal 14 on the Boiler Terminal Strip.
STEP FIFTEEN
DHW PUMP
If the Ultra Oil is to provide heat to an indirect domestic hot water tank,
connect the DHW pump to terminals 22 and 23 on the AFM using 18 AWG
or similar wire.
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DHW N
Pmp
22 23
PRIMARY PUMP
The primary pump provides circulation through the high temperature loop.
Connect the primary pump to terminals 24 and 25 on the AFM using 18
AWG or similar wire.
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17
Boiler Terminal
Strip
Prim N
Pmp
24 25
STEP SEVENTEEN
MIX PUMP
The mix pump provides circulation through the mix temperature loop. If
required, connect the mix pump to terminals 26 and 27 on the AFM using
18 AWG or similar wire.
Mix N
Pmp
26 27
STEP EIGHTEEN
MIXING DEVICE
A) Floating Action
If using a floating action actuator and mixing valve, a 24 V (ac) external
transformer is required. Connect the “R” on the transformer to terminal 30
on the AFM using 18 AWG or similar wire. Terminal 28 on the AFM is
used to power the actuator motor open. Connect terminal 28 to either
the clockwise or counter clockwise terminal on the actuator as required.
Terminal 29 on the AFM is used to power the actuator motor closed.
Connect terminal 29 to either the clockwise or counter clockwise
terminal on the actuator as required. The “Common” on the transformer
connects to the common terminal on the actuator.
Opn/ Cls Pwr
Var
Mix
28 29 30
C
Actuator
AFM
R
C
24 V (ac)
Transformer
(Field Supplied)
B) Variable Speed Injection Mixing Pump
If using a variable speed injection mixing pump, connect 120 V (ac) Line
voltage to terminal 30 on the AFM using 18 AWG or similar wire. The
variable speed injection mixing pump connects to terminals 28 and
27 using 18 AWG or similar wire. The power connected to terminal 30
(Pwr Mix) must be the same or opposite phase as the power on terminal
21 (L).
STEP NINETEEN
N
Opn/ Cls Pwr
Var
Mix
27 28 29 30
17
Boiler Terminal
Strip
ALERT
An Alert dry contact is available on the AFM that allows connection to
an external monitoring device, such as a security system. Use 18 AWG
or similar wire to connect terminals 31 and 32 to the external monitoring
device.
Alert
31 32
Monitoring
Device
INSTALLATION COMPLETED
The AFM wiring is now complete. Power to the Ultra Oil can now be
switched on.
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Cleaning the AFM
The Advanced Features Module and the Remote Display Module can be cleaned using a damp cloth while the power is off. Moisten
the cloth with water and wring out prior to wiping the AFM and RDM. Do not use solvents or cleaning solutions.
Control Settings
DIP Switch
Settings
Page 36
Access
Levels
Page 36
View
Menu
Page 36-37
Adjust
Menu
Page 38-40
Monitor
Menu
Page 41-42
Miscellaneous
Menu
Page 43
DIP Switch Settings
The front of the AFM includes a single DIP switch that either Locks or
Unlocks the Access Level item in the Miscellaneous (MISC) menu. Once
Locked, the access level item is not longer shown on the Remote Display
Module and the access level remains at the last setting. To indicate if the
AFM is currently locked or unlocked, a symbol representing a padlock is
shown in the lower right hand corner of the display.
DIP switch
To prevent the Access Level item
in the Miscellaneous menu from
being viewed or adjusted, set the
Lock /Unlock DIP switch to the
Lock position.
Access Levels
The Advanced Features Module allows for two access levels while navigating the items within each menu. The advanced (ADV)
access level allows access to all settings on the AFM. The installer (INST) access level reduces the number of items that are visible.
Once the AFM has been installed, select the appropriate access level for the people that deal with the control on a regular basis.
To change access levels:
1) Ensure the DIP switch is set to the Unlock position.
2) Press and release the Menu button on the Remote Display Module until the Miscellaneous menu is found.
3) Press and release the Item button until the Access item is found.
4) Press and release the Up or Down button to select either Advanced or Installer access level.
View Menu (1 of 2)
Access
Display
Section
The View menu shows the current operating temperatures and the status of the control.
Description
Range
The current outdoor air temperature as measured by the
outdoor sensor.
-67 to 149°F
OUTDOOR
A
ADV
INST
Note: This item is not available when Outdoor Design is set
to OFF.
(-55.0 to 65.0°C)
MIX SUPPLY
E
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ADV
INST
The current mix supply temperature as measured by the mix
supply sensor.
Note: This item is not available when Outdoor Design is set
to OFF or Mixing is set to OFF.
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-31 to 266°F
(-35.0 to 130.0°C)
Access
Display
Section
View Menu (2 of 2)
Description
Range
The target mix supply temperature the AFM is trying to
maintain at the mix sensor location. “– – –” indicates that
there is presently no Mix Demand.
– – –, 35 to 230°F
MIX TARGET
E
ADV
(– – –, 1.5 to 110.0°C)
Note: This item is not available when Outdoor Design is set
to OFF or Mixing is set to OFF.
B
ADV
INST
BOILER SUPPLY
The current boiler supply temperature as measured by the
boiler supply sensor.
-31 to 266°F
(-35.0 to 130.0°C)
BOILER TARGET
B
ADV
A
B
ADV
INST
The target boiler supply temperature the AFM is trying to
maintain at the boiler sensor location. “– – –” indicates
that there is presently no Boiler, Mix, DHW, or Setpoint
Demand.
– – –, 35 to 230°F
(– – –, 1.5 to 110.0°C)
BOILER DEMAND
Indicates whether or not the high temperature thermostat or
end switch is calling for heat on the Boiler Demand.
OFF, ON
MIX DEMAND
A
E
ADV
A
C
ADV
A
D
ADV
INST
INST
INST
Indicates whether or not the low temperature thermostat or
end switch is calling for heat on the Mix Demand.
DHW DEMAND
Indicates whether or not the indirect domestic hot water tank
aquastat is calling for heat on the DHW Demand.
ADV
INST
OFF, ON
SETPOINT DEMAND
Indicates whether or not the setpoint device is calling for
heat on the Setpoint Demand.
STATUS
A
OFF, ON
Note: This item is not available when Outdoor Design is set
to OFF or Mixing is set to OFF.
Provides the operational status of the AFM. Indicates if the
AFM is presently in Warm Weather Shut Down (WWSD), or
has reached a Boiler Minimum (B.MIN), Boiler Maximum
(B.MAX), Mix Minimum (M.MIN) or Mix Maximum (M.MAX)
temperature. OFF is shown when there are no demands
present. ON is shown when demands are present.
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OFF, ON
OFF
ON
WWSD
B.MIN
B.MAX
M.MIN
M.MAX
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Adjust Menu (1 of 3)
Access
Display
Section
The Adjust menu allows the installer to enter the settings that affect the control operating temperatures and pump operation.
Description
Default
Range
10°F
(-12.0°C)
-60 to 50°F, OFF
(-51.0 to 10.0°C,
OFF)
VAR
VAR
FLOT
OFF
70°F
(21.0°C)
35 to 100°F
(-1.5 to -38.0°C)
120°F
(49.0°C)
70 to 200°F
(21.0 to 93.5°C)
OFF
OFF, 35 to 150°F
(OFF, 1.5 to 65.5°C)
140°F
(60.0°C)
80 to 200°F
(26.5 to 93.5°C)
105 sec
30 to 230 sec
AUTO
AUTO
OFF
OUTDOOR DESIGN
A
ADV
INST
The outdoor design air temperature used in the heat
loss calculations to size the heating equipment. The
outdoor design is typically set to the coldest annual
temperature. By setting the outdoor design to Off,
the outdoor reset operation of the AFM is shut off
and no outdoor sensor is required.
MIXING
E
ADV
Select whether a variable speed injection pump or a
floating action valve is to be connected to the AFM.
Select Off if no mixing device is connected.
Note: This item is not available when Outdoor
Design is set to OFF.
MIX ROOM
E
ADV
INST
The desired room air temperature for mix
temperature heating zones.
Note: This item is not available when Outdoor Design
is set to OFF or when Mixing is set to OFF.
MIX DESIGN
E
ADV
The mix design water temperature required to
heat the mix zones on the coldest day of the
year.
Note: This item is not available when Outdoor Design
is set to OFF or when Mixing is set to OFF.
MIX MINIMUM
E
ADV
The minimum
temperature.
allowed
mix
target
water
Note: This item is not available when Outdoor Design
is set to OFF or when Mixing is set to OFF.
MIX MAXIMUM
E
ADV
The maximum
temperature.
allowed
mix
target
water
Note: This item is not available when Outdoor Design
is set to OFF or when Mixing is set to OFF.
MOTOR SPEED
E
ADV
The time that the actuating motor requires to
operate from fully closed to fully open.
Note: This item is only available when Outdoor
Design is set to a temperature or when Mixing is
set to FLOT.
B
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INST
BOILER 1
Select whether boiler 1 is operational or not.
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Access
Display
Section
Adjust Menu (2 of 3)
B
ADV
INST
Description
BOILER 2
Select whether boiler 2 is operational or not.
Default
Range
OFF
AUTO
OFF
48 hr
10 to 72 hr, OFF
2
1, 2, 3
70°F
(21.0°C)
35 to 100°F
(1.5 to 38.0°C)
180°F
(82.5°C)
140 to 210°F
(60.0 to 99.0°C)
180°F
(82.5°C)
140 to 210°F
(60.0 to 99.0°C)
140°F
(60.0°C)
140 to 180°F
(60.0 to 82.5°C)
200°F
(93.5°C)
140 to 210°F
(60.0 to 99.0°C)
ROTATE
B
ADV
INST
Sets the rotation time for the two boilers. This
item is used by the Equal Run Time Rotation
function.
Note: This item is only available when Boiler 1
and Boiler 2 are set to AUTO.
STAGE DELAY
B
ADV
The minimum time delay the second boiler must
wait after the first boiler fires.
Note: This item is only available when Boiler 1
and Boiler 2 are set to AUTO.
BOILER ROOM
B
ADV
INST
The desired room air temperature for boiler
temperature heating zones.
Note: This item is only available when Outdoor
Design is not set to OFF.
BOILER TARGET
B
ADV
INST
The boiler water target temperature when not
using outdoor reset and a Boiler Demand is
present.
Note: This item is only available when Outdoor
Design is set to OFF.
BOILER DESIGN
B
ADV
The boiler design water temperature required to
heat the high temperature zones on the coldest
day of the year.
Note: This item is only available when Outdoor
Design is not set to OFF.
BOILER MINIMUM
A
B
E
ADV
INST
The minimum allowed boiler target water
temperature.
Note: This item is only available when Outdoor
Design is not set to OFF.
BOILER MAXIMUM
B
ADV
The maximum allowed boiler target water
temperature.
Note: This item is only available when Outdoor
Design is not set to OFF.
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Access
Display
Section
Adjust Menu (3 of 3)
Description
Default
Range
AUTO
AUTO, 2 to 42°F
(AUTO, 1.0 to 23.5°C)
180°F
(82.0°C)
OFF, 140 to 210°F
(OFF, 60.0 to 99.0°C)
2
1, 2, 3
180°F
(82.0°C)
OFF, 140 to 210°F
(OFF, 60.0 to 99.0°C)
1
1, 2
70°F
(21.0°C)
35 to 100°F, OFF
(1.5 to 38.0°C, OFF)
0:20 min
OFF, 0:10 to 40:00 min
BOILER DIFFERENTIAL
B
ADV
C
ADV
INST
The temperature differential that the AFM is to
use when it is operating the boiler(s). The boiler
differential cycles 1/2 above and 1/2 below the
boiler target.
DHW EXCHANGE
The minimum boiler supply temperature to the DHW
heat exchanger during a DHW Demand.
DHW MODE
C
ADV
D
ADV
INST
D
ADV
Selects whether the primary pump is required
during a DHW Demand. Allows the selection of
DHW to have priority over the heating system.
SETPOINT
The minimum boiler supply temperature during a
Setpoint Demand.
SETPOINT MODE
Selects whether the primary pump is required
during a Setpoint Demand.
WARM WEATHER SHUT DOWN
A
ADV
INST
Locks out the space heating system once the
outdoor air temperature exceeds the Warm
Weather Shut Down (WWSD) setting. WWSD
does not apply to DHW Demands or to Setpoint
Demands.
Note: This item is only available when Outdoor
Design is not set to OFF.
PURGE
F
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ADV
The maximum length of time the primary pump
will continue to operate after all heat demands
are removed.
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Monitor Menu (1 of 2)
Display
Access
The Monitor Menu records temperature highs and lows, as well run time and the number of cycles of the boiler and pumps.
Description
Range
The highest recorded temperature by the outdoor sensor. Press
and hold the Up and Down buttons to clear.
-67 to 149°F
OUTDOOR HIGH
ADV
INST
Note: This item is only available when Outdoor Design is not
set to OFF.
(-55.0 to 65.0°C)
OUTDOOR LOW
ADV
INST
The lowest recorded temperature by the outdoor sensor. Press
and hold the Up and Down buttons to clear.
Note: This item is only available when Outdoor Design is not
set to OFF.
-67 to 149°F
(-55.0 to 65.0°C)
BOILER 1 FIRE
ADV
INST
The total number of running hours of boiler 1. Press and hold
the Up and Down buttons to clear.
0 to 9999 hr
Note: This item is only available when Boiler 1 is set to AUTO.
BOILER 1 CYCLES
ADV
INST
The number of firing cycles of boiler 1. Press and hold the Up
and Down buttons to clear.
0 to 9999
Note: This item is only available when Boiler 1 is set to AUTO.
BOILER 2 FIRE
ADV
INST
The total number of running hours of boiler 2. Press and hold
the Up and Down buttons to clear.
0 to 9999 hr
Note: This item is only available when Boiler 2 is set to AUTO.
BOILER 2 CYCLES
ADV
INST
The number of firing cycles of boiler 2. Press and hold the Up
and Down buttons to clear.
0 to 9999
Note: This item is only available when Boiler 2 is set to AUTO.
ADV
INST
BOILER HIGH
The highest temperature recorded at the boiler supply sensor.
Press and hold the Up and Down buttons to clear.
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0 to 255°F
(-17.0 to 124.0°C)
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Display
Access
Monitor Menu (2 of 2)
ADV
INST
ADV
INST
Description
BOILER LOW
The lowest temperature recorded at the boiler supply sensor.
Press and hold the Up and Down buttons to clear.
Range
0 to 255°F
(-17.0 to 124.0°C)
PRIMARY PUMP
The total number of running hours for the primary pump. Press
and hold the Up and Down buttons to clear.
0 to 9999 hr
MIX HIGH
ADV
INST
The highest temperature recorded at the mix sensor. Press
and hold the Up and Down buttons to clear.
Note: This item is only available when Mixing is not OFF and
Outdoor Design is not OFF.
0 to 255°F
(-17.0 to 124.0°C)
MIX LOW
ADV
INST
The lowest temperature recorded at the mix sensor. Press and
hold the Up and Down buttons to clear.
Note: This item is only available when Mixing is not OFF and
Outdoor Design is not OFF.
0 to 255°F
(-17.0 to 124.0°C)
MIX PUMP
ADV
INST
ADV
INST
The total number of running hours for the mix pump. Press and
hold the Up and Down buttons to clear.
0 to 9999 hr
Note: This item is only available when Mixing is not OFF and
Outdoor Design is not OFF.
DHW RUN
The total number of running hours for the DHW pump. Press
and hold the Up and Down buttons to clear.
0 to 9999 hr
NO HEAT
ADV
Provides an adjustable alarm if the boiler or mixing supply
temperature does not increase within a set amount of time.
Note: The default is OFF.
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3 to 40 min, OFF
Display
Access
Miscellaneous Menu (1 of 1)
ADV
INST
Description
Default
Range
Select either Fahrenheit or Celsius temperature
units.
°F
°F, °C
INST
INST, ADV
975
975
UNITS
ACCESS LEVEL
ADV
INST
Select between Installer or Advanced access
levels.
Note: This item is only available when the DIP
Switch is in the Unlock position.
TYPE
ADV
INST
Displays model number of the AFM. By holding
the Up button, the software version is displayed
by cycling the first 3 numbers followed by the last
3 numbers.
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Testing & Troubleshooting
Testing
the AFM
Page 44
Testing
the Sensors
Page 45
Error
Messages
Page 46-47
Testing the AFM
The Advanced Features Module has a built in test routine which is used to test the main control functions. The AFM continually
monitors the sensors and displays an error message whenever a fault is found. See the following pages for a list of the AFM’s error
messages and possible causes. When the Test button is pressed, the Test light is turned on. The individual outputs and relays are
tested in the following test sequence.
TEST SEQUENCE
Pressing the Test button starts the test routine. During the test routine,
the test sequence can be paused by pressing the Test button. While
paused, the AFM displays the testing step as well as the word PAUS.
If the Test button is not pressed again for 5 minutes while the test
sequence is paused, the AFM exits the entire test routine. If the test
sequence is paused, the Test button can be pressed again to advance
to the next step. This can also be used to rapidly advance through the
test sequence. To reach the desired step, repeatedly press and release
the Test button until the appropriate device and segment in the display
turn on.
Test
off
red
red
not testing
testing
testing paused
To test the boiler, pump, and valve outputs, press
and release the Test Button.
To operate at maximum operating temperatures
for up to 24 hours, press andhold Test button for 3
seconds.
Each step in the test sequence lasts 10 seconds.
STEP 1:
The mixing device ramps up to 100% or full open for 10 seconds then shuts off or closes.
STEP 2: The mixing system pump turns on for 10 seconds then shuts off. The step may be paused if a call for heat is present.
STEP 3: The primary pump turns on for 10 seconds and remains on. The step may be paused if a call for heat is present.
STEP 4: IF Boiler 1 = AUTO
The boiler 1 contact turns on for 30 seconds and then shuts off. The step may be paused if a call for heat is present.
STEP 5: IF Boiler 2 = AUTO
The boiler 2 contact turns on for 30 seconds and then shuts off. The step may be paused if a call for heat is present.
STEP 6: The DHW pump contact turns on together with the primary pump if necessary for 10 seconds. The step may be paused
if a DHW Demand is present.
MAX HEAT
The AFM has a function called Max Heat. In this mode, the AFM turns on and operates the system up to the maximum set
temperatures as long as there is a demand for heat. The AFM continues to operate in this mode for up to 24 hours or until either the
Item, Menu or Test button is pressed. This mode may be used for running all circulators during system start-up in order to purge air
from the piping. To enable the Max Heat feature, use the following procedure.
1) Press and hold the Test button for more than 3 seconds. At this point, the AFM displays the words MAX HEAT and the word NO.
2) Using the Up or Down buttons, select the word YES. After 3 seconds, the AFM flashes the word MANUAL and Boil MAX is the
target boiler supply water temperature.
3) To cancel the Max Heat mode, press either the Item, Menu, or Test button.
4) Once the Max Heat mode has either ended or is cancelled, the AFM resumes normal operation.
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Testing the Sensors
A good quality test meter capable of measuring up to 5,000 k (1 k = 1000 ) is required to measure the sensor resistance. In
addition to this, the actual temperature must be measured with either a good quality digital thermometer, or if a thermometer is not
available, a second sensor can be placed alongside the one to be tested and the readings compared.
First measure the temperature using the thermometer and then measure the resistance of the sensor at the AFM. The wires from the
sensor must not be connected to the AFM while the test is performed. Using the chart below, estimate the temperature measured
by the sensor. The sensor and thermometer readings should be close. If the test meter reads a very high resistance, there may be
a broken wire, a poor wiring connection or a defective sensor. If the resistance is very low, the wiring may be shorted, there may be
moisture in the sensor or the sensor may be defective. To test for a defective sensor, measure the resistance directly at the sensor
location.
Do not apply voltage to a sensor at any time as damage to the sensor may result.
Temperature
°F
°C
-50
-46
-45
Resistance
Temperature
°F
°C
490,813
20
-7
-43
405,710
25
-40
-40
336,606
-35
-37
-30
Resistance
Temperature
°F
°C
46,218
90
32
-4
39,913
95
30
-1
34,558
280,279
35
2
-34
234,196
40
-25
-32
196,358
-20
-29
-15
Resistance
Temperature
Resistance
°F
°C
7,334
160
71
1,689
35
6,532
165
74
1,538
100
38
5,828
170
77
1,403
29,996
105
41
5,210
175
79
1,281
4
26,099
110
43
4,665
180
82
1,172
45
7
22,763
115
46
4,184
185
85
1,073
165,180
50
10
19,900
120
49
3,760
190
88
983
-26
139,402
55
13
17,436
125
52
3,383
195
91
903
-10
-23
118,018
60
16
15,311
130
54
3,050
200
93
829
-5
-21
100,221
65
18
13,474
135
57
2,754
205
96
763
0
-18
85,362
70
21
11,883
140
60
2,490
210
99
703
5
-15
72,918
75
24
10,501
145
63
2,255
215
102
648
10
-12
62,465
80
27
9,299
150
66
2,045
220
104
598
15
-9
53,658
85
29
8,250
155
68
1,857
225
107
553
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Error Messages (1 of 2)
CONTROL ERROR ADJUST MENU
The AFM was unable to read a piece of information stored in the Adjust menu. Because of this, the
AFM was required to load the factory settings into all of the items in the Adjust menu. The AFM will
stop operation until all of the items available in the Adjust menu of the AFM have been checked by
the user or installer.
Note: The access level must be in Advanced in order to clear the error.
CONTROL ERROR MONITOR MENU
The AFM was unable to read a piece of information stored in the Monitor menu. Because of this, the
AFM was required to load the factory settings into all of the items in the Monitor menu. The AFM will
continue to display the error message until all of the items available in the Monitor menu of the AFM
have been checked by the user or installer.
Note: The access level must be in Advanced in order to clear the error.
CONTROL ERROR MISCELLANEOUS MENU
The AFM was unable to read a piece of information stored in the Miscellaneous menu. Because
of this, the AFM was required to load the factory settings into all of the items in the Miscellaneous
menu. The AFM will continue to display the error message until all of the items available in the
Miscellaneous menu of the AFM have been checked by the user or installer.
Note: The access level must be in Advanced in order to clear the error.
LOW WATER CUT OFF 1
The AFM has received a LWCO alert from boiler 1. The AFM will not operate boiler 1 until the LWCO 1
alert signal has been removed. Once the LWCO 1 alert has been removed, press the Menu or Item
button to clear the error message.
LOW WATER CUT OFF 2
The AFM has received a LWCO alert from boiler 2. The AFM will not operate boiler 2 until the LWCO 2
alert signal has been removed. Once the LWCO 2 alert has been removed, press the Menu or Item
button to clear the error message.
OUTDOOR SENSOR SHORT CIRCUIT
The AFM is no longer able to read the Outdoor sensor due to a short circuit. In this case the AFM
assumes an outdoor temperature of 32°F (0°C) and continues operation. Locate and repair the
problem as described in the Testing the Sensors section. To clear the error message from the AFM
after the sensor has been repaired, press either the Menu or Item button.
OUTDOOR SENSOR OPEN CIRCUIT
The AFM is no longer able to read the Outdoor sensor due to an open circuit. In this case the AFM
assumes an outdoor temperature of 32°F (0°C) and continues operation. Locate and repair the
problem as described in the Testing the Sensors section. To clear the error message from the AFM
after the sensor has been repaired, press either the Menu or Item button.
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Error Messages (2 of 2)
MIX SUPPLY SHORT CIRCUIT
The AFM is no longer able to read the mix supply sensor due to a short circuit. In this case, the AFM
operates the mixing device at a fixed output as long as there is a mixing demand. Locate and repair
the problem as described in the Testing the Sensors section. To clear the error message from the
AFM after the sensor has been repaired, press either the Menu or Item button.
MIX SUPPLY OPEN CIRCUIT
The AFM is no longer able to read the mix supply sensor due to an open circuit. In this case, the AFM
operates the mixing device at a fixed output as long as there is a mixing demand. Locate and repair
the problem as described in the Testing the Sensors section. To clear the error message from the
AFM after the sensor has been repaired, press either the Menu or Item button.
BOILER SUPPLY SENSOR SHORT CIRCUIT
The AFM is no longer able to read the boiler sensor due to a short circuit. The AFM closes the Boiler 1
or Boiler 2 contact when there is a call for heat in the system. The boiler temperature is limited by the
high limit aquastat. Locate and repair the problem as described in the Testing the Sensors section.
To clear the error message from the AFM after the sensor has been repaired, press either the Menu
or Item button.
BOILER SUPPLY SENSOR OPEN CIRCUIT
The AFM is no longer able to read the boiler sensor due to an open circuit. The AFM closes the
Boiler 1 or Boiler 2 contact when there is a call for heat in the system. The boiler temperature is
limited by the high limit aquastat. Locate and repair the problem as described in the Testing the
Sensors section. To clear the error message from the AFM after the sensor has been repaired, press
either the Menu or Item button.
NO HEAT BOILER
A warning message is displayed when the boiler supply does not increase to the target temperature
within the time set by the NO HEAT item in the Monitor menu. This indicates a possible problem with
the boiler(s). Press either the Menu or Item button to clear the error message.
NO HEAT MIX
A warning message is displayed when the mix supply does not increase to the target temperature
within the time set by the NO HEAT item in the Monitor menu. This indicates a possible problem with
the mixing device or pumps. Press either the Menu or Item button to clear the error message.
FREEZE PROTECTION
The boiler supply sensor measured a temperature at or below 40°F (4.5°C). The AFM has switched
on the primary pump and fired the boiler(s) in order to provide freeze protection. Freeze protection
stops once the boiler supply sensor exceeds 45°F (7.5°C). Press either the Menu or Item button to
clear the error message.
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Technical Data
AFM Advanced Features Module
Literature
Weil-McLain Advanced Features Module (AFM) Installation and Operating Manual
Control
Microprocessor PID control; This is not a safety (limit) control
Packaged weight
3.1 lbs. (1.42 kg)
Dimensions
6-5/8” H x 5-1/32” W x 2-7/16” D (170 x 128 x 62 mm)
Approvals
CSA C US, meets ICES & FCC regulations for EMI / RFI
Ambient conditions
Indoor use only, 32 to 150°F (0 to 65°C)
RH
92% below 104°F (40°C), down to 50% above 104°F (40°C)
Altitude <3000 m, Installation Category II, Pollution Category 2
Power Supply
120 V (ac) + 10%, -15% 60 Hz 1100 VA
Variable Pump
120 V (ac) 2.4 A 1/6 hp, fuse T2.5 A
Relays
120 V (ac) 3 A 1/6 hp, pilot duty 240 VA
Demand
Non-powered contact closure
Sensors included
NTC thermistor, 10 k
@ 77°F (25°C ±0.2°C) ß=3892
2 of Universal Sensor 917-12
1 of Outdoor Sensor 916-12
Weil-McLain
500 Blaine Street
Michigan City, IN, USA, 46360-2388
© 2005 by tekmar Control Systems Ltd. All rights reserved.
Used with permission of tekmar Control Systems Ltd.
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All specifications are subject to change without notice.
Printed in Canada. AFM - 09/05.