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Another friable old steamy

JoshP
JoshP Member Posts: 44
No longer in use. Enjoy 
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  • Steamhead
    Steamhead Member Posts: 14,745
    Someone was too lazy to remove the old snowman?
    All Steamed Up, Inc.
    Steam, Vapor & Hot-Water Heating Specialists
    Oil & Gas Burner Service
    Consulting
    Double D
  • fxrgrunt
    fxrgrunt Member Posts: 111
    Holy Asbestos
    Double D
  • JakeCK
    JakeCK Member Posts: 246
    My lungs hurt.

    *Coughs*
    fxrgrunt
  • EBEBRATT-Ed
    EBEBRATT-Ed Member Posts: 9,616
    I see a low water cutoff but don't see a burner. Almost looks like it was always coal but it must have had a burner
    PC7060
  • fxrgrunt
    fxrgrunt Member Posts: 111
    I feel like I am going to be on a Mesothelioma commercial just looking at these pictures.
  • Zipper13
    Zipper13 Member Posts: 211
    I've often wondered about how pros feel about having to at least work next to these things all the time, if not working directly on them! You all concerned at all about exposure?
    New owner of a 1920s home with steam heat north of Boston.
    Just trying to learn what I can do myself and what I just shouldn't touch
  • pecmsg
    pecmsg Member Posts: 2,200
    Zipper13 said:

    I've often wondered about how pros feel about having to at least work next to these things all the time, if not working directly on them! You all concerned at all about exposure?

    That unit is NOT properly encapsulated so I wouldn't go near it. Encapsulated its a non issue as long as its not disturbed. Fortunately less and less out there.
  • fxrgrunt
    fxrgrunt Member Posts: 111
    pecmsg said:

    Zipper13 said:

    I've often wondered about how pros feel about having to at least work next to these things all the time, if not working directly on them! You all concerned at all about exposure?

    That unit is NOT properly encapsulated so I wouldn't go near it. Encapsulated its a non issue as long as its not disturbed. Fortunately less and less out there.
    It is unfortunate that all those asbestos fibers are just floating around that basement and people just are breathing it in whether that be knowingly or unknowingly.
    pecmsg