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I need a steam pro in NW Jersey

tmw Member Posts: 56
Hi all,

Please forgive me if this is the wrong place to look for help.

I've got what appears to be (after reading "Lost art.."  an Arco Model K vapor orifice system. The system is shown on p.269 fig. 60, the valve is p.268 fig.59.

The system works--that's all I'll say. The pressure seems to be awfully high (pressuretrol approx 3psig) and it takes a pretty long time for some of the upper floor radiators to heat. Most of the valves are shot and I've been forced to replace them with normal (non-orifice) valves, which I now understand is bad news.

The boiler may be approaching the end of it's useful life.

I am a complete layman who will invest the time to read and learn about this system, but I need a real pro to come out here and straighten it out.

Anyone out there interested in coming out to Mansfield Township (warren county just outside of Hackettstown) ?


Todd Wilding

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