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Steam radiator

HEB Member Posts: 3
The attached picture is one of several widths starting with 12” wide, some have 2 plates next to each other, was looking for the EDR per plate if available.


  • Steamhead
    Steamhead Member Posts: 16,732
    Is there

    a name on it? Also check the front cover, and the damper knob if it has one.
    All Steamed Up, Inc.
    Towson, MD, USA
    Steam, Vapor & Hot-Water Heating Specialists
    Oil & Gas Burner Service
  • HEB
    HEB Member Posts: 3

    We did not find any markings on the heaters - they are mostly mounted in the wall cavity with a grille on top and a slot near the floor.
  • Jamie Hall
    Jamie Hall Member Posts: 22,941
    Worst comes to worst...

    you can always come pretty close -- close enough anyway -- to the EDR for a fin tube type radiator by measuring the area of one fin (omit the hole for the pipe), doubling that, and multiplying by the number of fins.  Is it right on the money?  Probably not.  Is it within 10 percent?  Probably.  Is that close enough?  Yup...
    Br. Jamie, osb
    Building superintendent/caretaker, 7200 sq. ft. historic house museum with dependencies in New England
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