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Steam radiators

Jason_13 Member Posts: 299
I am looking for steam radiation that would take daily room washing. The application

Cation is a food processing room that completely gets washed down everyday so rusting is not an option.


  • Rust-proof rads

    Radiators can be made of straight copper piping, if the slopes are correct. It would be best to pipe the room as a two-pipe setup, with a drop down to below the waterline for a wet return.

    Alternatively, the pipe radiators could be fed on a hot water loop from the boiler.

    How far away is the boiler?

    Is the rest of the system one pipe or two?

    What is the heating load of the room?

    Pictures of the boiler, and radiators would be helpful.--NBC
  • JohnNY
    JohnNY Member Posts: 2,713
    rust resistant

    Before I advised making steam radiators out of copper tubing, I'd be more inclined to suggest cast iron or steel radiators that are either painted/powder coated in the field or factory.

    Here's a decent start:
    Contact John "JohnNY" Cataneo, Master Plumber
    in New York
    in New Jersey
    for Consulting Work
    or take his class.