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Copper Steam Headers

Hey Gerry !


  • Jim Pompetti
    Jim Pompetti Member Posts: 552
    Where other they

    "The Lost Art" can I find either an engineer statement or a book , manufacturers instruction that says not to use copper on steam .
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    Glenn S has one, Jim.

  • gerry gill
    gerry gill Member Posts: 3,078
    Serving Cleveland's eastern suburbs from Cleveland Heights down to Cuyahoga Falls.

  • Jim Pompetti
    Jim Pompetti Member Posts: 552
    I understand

    The problems with copper headers and all the connected problems. I have a customer who insist in seeing something in a book . And not just "The Lost Art...." They want to see the manufacturer have it in print or an engineering text .9R
  • Mark Hunt_5
    Mark Hunt_5 Member Posts: 53
    Burnham has it in their literature

    Keep looking, you will find what you are looking for.
  • JohnNY
    JohnNY Member Posts: 3,231
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  • bob young
    bob young Member Posts: 2,177
    problem clients

    some customers deserve to get exactly what they demand. if you disagree, make them sign off on it. and include the grief factor in the price. someone has to do the job , if you don't someone else will.

  • If it client is going to fight with you then that client for some reason does not trust you. He also won't listen to anything else you have to say. This client feels they know better even though they are hiring you as a skilled steam man. If he knows so much more than you and needs his opinions to be disproven why isn't he doing the work himself ? Once he is disproven, you would've had hurt his pride & now he'll like you even less. He will have you do things his way and blame you later when things don't work as they should even though you knew better from the start. Now your reputation is tarnished for doing such a bad job.

    Steam is not worth halfassing just to get the job. It's either the right job for more money or none at all.

    I know times might be tough right now with the economy. This guy is not worth it.

    Run. Do not walk.
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