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hoffman t54 trap

jtp Member Posts: 5
i have a 4 inch steam main with a vertical riser...it has a drip leg that is 1 foot with a hoffman  1 inch t54 trap at the bottom of that. its a brand new trap. the problem is im sending steam through that trap most of the time...any ideas?


  • Jamie Hall
    Jamie Hall Member Posts: 19,968

    I don't find a model t54 in the current Hoffman catalogue -- maybe someone else will -- but if it's either an F&T or a thermostatic, and steam is getting through it, it isn't working properly.  If it's brand new, might try asking whoever installed it to check it.
    Br. Jamie, osb
    Building superintendent/caretaker, 7200 sq. ft. historic house museum with dependencies in New England
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