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A new take on two-pipe steam

DanHolohan
DanHolohan Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 15,379


The Anti-gravity System
Retired and loving it.
mattmia2

Comments

  • EBEBRATT-Ed
    EBEBRATT-Ed Member Posts: 9,700
    HAHA, that's not steam, that's a water hammer system.

    They must have looked at the blueprint upside down
  • STEAM DOCTOR
    STEAM DOCTOR Member Posts: 1,360
    Maybe steam comes in through trap side. Obviously won't get very much heat that way. Looks like an early April fools joke. @DanHolohan. Is this radiator actually in service?
  • DanHolohan
    DanHolohan Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 15,379
    An engineer friend from NYC sent it to me this afternoon.
    Retired and loving it.
  • mikeg2015
    mikeg2015 Member Posts: 1,183
    If the trap is on the return, then it will sort of work as a 1 pipe system.

  • JUGHNE
    JUGHNE Member Posts: 8,685
    It is a quickly well vented one pipe radiator.....the supply riser looks too small to handle counter flow operation though.

    Although we do not know which side is supply or return.
  • Steamhead
    Steamhead Member Posts: 14,766
    You can't fix stupid............
    All Steamed Up, Inc.
    Steam, Vapor & Hot-Water Heating Specialists
    Oil & Gas Burner Service
    Consulting
  • ethicalpaul
    ethicalpaul Member Posts: 3,089
    Being so ignorant of 2 pipe steam, it took me awhile to figure out. It is that the supply should be on the high side with the return and trap on the low side, right?
    1 pipe Peerless 63-03L in Cedar Grove, NJ, coal > oil > NG
  • Steamhead
    Steamhead Member Posts: 14,766
    Bingo.
    All Steamed Up, Inc.
    Steam, Vapor & Hot-Water Heating Specialists
    Oil & Gas Burner Service
    Consulting
    ethicalpaul
  • dopey27177
    dopey27177 Member Posts: 717
    This is not a new take on a two pipe system,

    It is a leave in in some one else's building.

    This reminds me of an upside down cake that is put out for display.

    May be this a new way to collect hot condensate and turn a steam radiator into a hot water radiator zone.

    Haha ha

    Jake