The Bayliss MK7 Hydraulicheck solar vent opener is the best choice for greenhouse vents in high wind areas.
A built-in hydraulic damper prevents the vent from being wrenched open by high winds. The damper only allows gradual opening but it can shut quickly. The Mk7 Triple Spring model offers an adequate degree of protection in most cases but, greenhouse vents can suffer wind damage in severe conditions. The solution is the hydraulicheck fitting which has held up in winds of up to 90mph. Two heavy-duty return springs provide positive closing action. Opening temperature is adjustable (Ranges shown below). Maximum opening of 12" is reached at approximately 20° to 30°F above opening temperature. Bayliss MK7 vent openers are made from the best corrosion resistant materials: stainless steel, anodized aluminum, and brass.
Bayliss MK7 Hydraulicheck Features
- Adjustable initial opening temperature range: 55° F to 70° F
- Maximum opening of 12"
- Recommended for vents up to 30 lbs. total weight
- Equipped with hydraulic damper for windy locations
- Made in the United Kingdom
How does a Greenhouse Autovent work?
A strong metal tube contains a mineral wax which expands with heat. This pushes a piston which opens the auto vent via a balanced linkage. As the temperature drops, the wax shrinks and a strong spring closes the vent and resets the piston.
Bayliss MK7 Vent Opener Dimensions
Bayliss MK7 Vent Opener Installation Manual
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