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Steam Radiator Flir Video?

Harry_6 Member Posts: 133
I'm going to be giving a little steam heating workshop for a local historic district, and am looking for a FLIR video of a one-pipe, "steam" radiator (as opposed to hot water style) filling with steam, to show how it fills one section at a time, but can't find anything on youtube. I found a youtube of a hot water style on one-pipe filling, but I'd like to contrast the two. Does anyone have such a thing?


  • STEVEusaPA
    STEVEusaPA Member Posts: 6,132
    There's at least one on this site.
    JUGHNE Member Posts: 10,571
    Try "Gordo" perhaps.
  • newagedawn
    newagedawn Member Posts: 586
    edited September 2017
    gerry gill has an awesome one
    "The bitter taste of a poor install lasts far longer than the JOY of the lowest price"
  • Gordo
    Gordo Member Posts: 839
    Sorry, I don't have one... yet! I'll put it on my list to make one.
    All Steamed Up, Inc.
    "Reducing our country's energy consumption, one system at a time"
    Steam, Vapor & Hot-Water Heating Specialists
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    Baltimore, MD (USA) and consulting anywhere.
  • bob_46
    bob_46 Member Posts: 813

    gerry gill has an awesome one

    JUGHNE Member Posts: 10,571
    The last one I watched here was in a Gym with wall hung rads.
    What was quite impressive was the speed that the steam moved thru the main....(assuming it was shot in real time).
    That alone is a benefit of steam over water.
    Shows the benefit of quick venting for mains, and the logic of slower vents for radiation.
  • MilanD
    MilanD Member Posts: 1,160
  • Harry_6
    Harry_6 Member Posts: 133
    Thanks, but what I need is a "steam" style radiator, where the sections are not internally connected at the top, to contrast with a "hot water" style, which I already have a FLIR movie of from youtube. I want to show the difference in how the steam fills the radiator: "hot water" type fills from the top down, "steam" type fills section-by-section.