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vaporvac
vaporvac Member Posts: 1,520
For those of you tired of hauling your skim water to a drain, here's a little something we rigged up. I know some folks have a similar arrangement directly from their skim port, but this is just another alternative.
Two-pipe Trane vaporvacuum system; 1466 edr
Twinned, staged Slantfin TR50s piped into 4" header with Riello G400 burners; 240K lead, 200K lag Btus. Controlled by Taco Relay and Honeywell RTH6580WF

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  • BobC
    BobC Member Posts: 5,477
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    I don't have a floor drain so I use a small pump and hose into the washing machine drain pipe.

    Bob
    Smith G8-3 with EZ Gas @ 90,000 BTU, Single pipe steam
    Vaporstat with a 12oz cut-out and 4oz cut-in
    3PSI gauge
    vaporvac
  • j a_2
    j a_2 Member Posts: 1,801
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    We as plumbers often sit on buckets,correct....Well I was skimming one day and swapping out buckets as one would do...the stupid me sits on a bucket I just dumped it was so soft from the hot skim it collapsed....
    vaporvac
  • JStar
    JStar Member Posts: 2,752
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    I made a setup like this for when I work on leaking pipes without being able to completely stop the water.