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steam replacement

muddrum Member Posts: 2
I'm pricing a replacement steam boiler and the house has three tube ( copper ) fin recessed convectors. These are not listed on my sq. foot calculating chart. Can someone tell me how to determine the sq. feet of steam. They are all 5-1/2" deep and range from 23 to 37" in length. 


  • Steamhead
    Steamhead Member Posts: 16,839
    How tall are they?

    Dan lists a lot of convectors in "E.D.R.".
    All Steamed Up, Inc.
    Towson, MD, USA
    Steam, Vapor & Hot-Water Heating Specialists
    Oil & Gas Burner Service
  • muddrum
    muddrum Member Posts: 2

    These convectors are horizontal 3 tube( copper) 5-1/2" deep by approx 2-3/4" thick.

  • Al Letellier_21
    Al Letellier_21 Member Posts: 402
    steam cabinet heater ratings

    As mentioned by Steamhead, you have to do some research and Dan's book is a great place to start. Don't forget that the size and shape of the cabinet comes into play in calculating the rating as well. It ain't just the element you have to consider.
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