The OmniFount 2 is the most popular, heated unit on the market. The waterer is double-sided, heat standard automatic waterer for horses or cattle. Ideally used when splitting a fence for small pens and paddocks. Waters between 1-40 horses or beef with it's fast refill valve. Drink height 18" and will provide a constant supply of water even in extreme temperatures.
Large access panel for easy access to heating components and waterline.
Heating elements are located directly under the stainless trough for overall heat coverage and reliable service in the most extreme temperatures
Cable heater provides extra valve and supply line protection
Insulated with highly energy efficient polyurethane foam, providing an r-factor of 7 per inch
Water between 1-40 horses
OmniFount unit comes complete and ready to install to your electric and water lines.
4 - 5" x 3/8" Stainless Steel anchor bolts recommended to anchor to the concrete pad.
Most popular unit in areas that have severe winters.
Each Ritchie automatic waterer will require a buried waterline and a concrete pad.
EXTRA ACCESSORIES OR CONSIDERATIONS:
Each unit will require 5" x 3/8" anchor bolts
An all weather sealant around the base of the unit will prevent air gaps and cold from penetrating the underside of the unit.
The Omni Series will need electric for the heat system yet will be energy efficient throughout the winter
If you have high water pressure - water pressure that exceeded 60 PSI may cause the valve to leak. Install a pressure regulator on the line.
Consider placing a stop and waste valve on the waterline to drain the line back to the original source. Automatic waterer installation are considered long-term and the stop and waste valve will be a nice, not often used, that will protect your line in the event it's not in use.