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Vapor systems I haven’t heard of in old book

I’m sure these are all well known, but it was fun reading about them.

Modern Heating Illustrated 1945
By Robert M. Starbuck

This was my father’s grandfather’s book that he passed on to me at Christmas.
Never stop learning.

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  • ethicalpaulethicalpaul Posts: 555Member
    That last scan is gonna be like crack to the vacuum guys!
    1 pipe Utica 112 in Cedar Grove, NJ, 1913 coal > oil > NG
  • SteamCoffeeSteamCoffee Posts: 75Member
    edited March 12
    ...and oddly enough, it’s efficacy is not readily acknowledged by a few....I remember reading a late 1930’s ME design book that mentioned vacuum/sub atmospheric systems were the way of the future. Post WWII housing boom ruined the art to save $$... The Illinois System has had a few good threads...primo stuff
  • ethicalpaulethicalpaul Posts: 555Member
    Were some of the systems in those scans single pipe?
    1 pipe Utica 112 in Cedar Grove, NJ, 1913 coal > oil > NG
  • jumperjumper Posts: 1,279Member

    Were some of the systems in those scans single pipe?

    Mustn't overlook the radiator. If the rad is two pipe then it can be piped two pipe even without separate return lines. Especially with overhead mains.

  • Mike_SheppardMike_Sheppard Posts: 379Member
    > @ethicalpaul said:
    > Were some of the systems in those scans single pipe?

    @ethicalpaul the Gorton system was
    Never stop learning.
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