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Radiators as Art

Dave in QCADave in QCA Member Posts: 1,650
Ok, most of us who tend to old steam systems come to appreciate the heating system and all of its components, especially the radiators, as objects of beauty and amazement.

Here is another take on the beauty of old steam radiators!  I can't help but try to imagine the total weight of the collection..... of the salvage value....... and even the total EDR!    WOW!

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Dave in Quad Cities, America
Weil-McLain 680 with Riello 2-stage burner, December 2012. Firing rate=375MBH Low, 690MBH Hi.
System = Early Dunham 2-pipe Vacuo-Vapor (inlet and outlet both at bottom of radiators) Traps are Dunham #2 rebuilt w. Barnes-Jones Cage Units, Dunham-Bush 1E, Mepco 1E, and Armstrong TS-2. All valves haveTunstall orifices sized at 8 oz.
Current connected load EDR= 1,259 sq ft, Original system EDR = 2,100 sq ft Vaporstat, 13 oz cutout, 4 oz cutin - Temp. control Tekmar 279.


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