Ritchie Thermal Tubes
Permanently protect your vertical water supply line from freezing. Ritchie Thermal Tubes provide two inches of insulation all around with an r-Factor of 7 per inch, 12 inch outside diameter, 8 inch inside diameter. Designed with the help of testing conducted by Iowa State University to determine the ultimate size for maximum water line protection.
Ritchie waterers tend to last well beyond their 10-year warranty. Proper installation is key to successful, long-term use. Use Ritchie Thermal Tubes to ensure the best install for new Ritchie automatic waterer.
TIP: Bury your thermal tube a minimum of 4 foot deep or 1 foot below your frost line, whatever is the deepest.