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Condensate meter

gcp13gcp13 Posts: 105Member
Just repaired a few leaks on this system.

140-300 psi steam coming in, reduced with spence valves

To 5 psi for radiators then to condensate meter then to indirect drain
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  • nicholas bonham-carternicholas bonham-carter Posts: 5,578Member ✭✭✭
    district steam

    5 psi is still a bit high for radiator/ main vents/traps to handle. can it be dialed down?--NBC
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  • gcp13gcp13 Posts: 105Member
    Lower presure

    Yup,going back when heat is on to test return Lines

    & try to cut down the presure it may need that presure

    To push condensate back lots of back pitched lines
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  • RJRJ Posts: 421Member ✭✭
    steam valve

    The Old Spence amd hoffman press. reducing valves required a set horizontal pipe length coming off the outlet piping as well as the pilot piping, If the piping run was to short the valve may hunt and have a hard time maintaining lower outlet pressures.
    RJ
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  • gcp13gcp13 Posts: 105Member
    Lower presure

    Thanks good info. Not sure how much we'll end up

    Doing. The piping is a mess but they have no

    Complaints about the heat
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