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Help with steam trap replacement

I need help finding replacements for the following steam traps. They are leaking around the covers. I’m under the assumption that the threads (or bolts) are stripped.
¾ inch dunham #4
½ inch dunham v2-v3
¾ inch barnes and jones 2136
¾ inch barnes and jones 1990
½ inch barnes and jones 1964


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  • Jamie HallJamie Hall Posts: 12,131Member
    Contact Barnes & Jones directly.
    Br. Jamie, osb

    Building superintendent/caretaker, 7200 sq. ft. historic house museum with dependencies in New England.

    Hoffman Equipped System (all original except boiler), Weil-Mclain 580, 2.75 gph Carlin, Vapourstat 0.5 -- 6.0 ounces per square inch
  • SteamheadSteamhead Posts: 13,573Member
    @BaptistChurchOakPark , the covers might just need tightening. Or, the system may be running at too high a pressure. Or both.

    Where is your Oak Park located?
    All Steamed Up, Inc.
    "Reducing our country's energy consumption, one system at a time"
    Steam, Vapor & Hot-Water Heating Specialists
    Oil & Gas Burner Service
    Baltimore, MD (USA) and consulting anywhere.
    https://heatinghelp.com/find-a-contractor/detail/all-steamed-up-inc
  • Oak Park IL, just outside of Chicago.

    I'll send barnes and jones a message. I have talked to them previously and found that dunham #4 is no longer being made.

    The covers have been tightened but some of them keep coming loose. this and one of my 2 boilers is over filling for some reason.
    I'm thinking that some of these steam traps are broken closed or possibly a condensate return line is plugged causing condensate to return too slowly? I have also never cleaned the cleanouts and niether did my old boss. So the cleanouts at elbows havent been cleaned out as far as i know for at least 25 years. The water level in the sight glass never changes however.

    I'll try and figure out the operating pressure.
  • SteamheadSteamhead Posts: 13,573Member
    You have one of the best steam pros right in your area: @The Steam Whisperer . Give him a call:

    https://heatinghelp.com/find-a-contractor/detail/the-steam-whisperer-boiler-professionals-inc
    All Steamed Up, Inc.
    "Reducing our country's energy consumption, one system at a time"
    Steam, Vapor & Hot-Water Heating Specialists
    Oil & Gas Burner Service
    Baltimore, MD (USA) and consulting anywhere.
    https://heatinghelp.com/find-a-contractor/detail/all-steamed-up-inc
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