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Does the pressure in steam lines

affect how steam traps operate? My problem is the one of the convector radiators in my apartment starts banging, I guess water hammer, every time the building engineer turns up the steam pressure in the building.

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  • Does the pressure in steam lines

    affect how steam traps operate? My problem is the one of the convector radiators in my apartment starts banging, I guess water hammer, every time the building engineer turns up the steam pressure in the building.
  • ed wallace
    ed wallace Member Posts: 1,613
    pressure

    why is the supertendant turning up the pressure lower pressure is better the empire state building in NYC works on 2 lbs of steam

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  • oil-2-4-6-gas
    oil-2-4-6-gas Member Posts: 641


    is the super adjusting the pressure of the system??
    or are you thinking that the super manually controls the heat day/night/weekend/holiday 24/hrs???? what type of controls do you have ???--what kind of system--district steam --or a boiler/s ??? are you sure your the building Owner???
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