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Bullheading a boiler Feed T

emcb86
emcb86 Member Posts: 2
I am piping boiler feed water to 2 separate boilers.  Is it too Tabo to feed each boiler from one bull after coming off the riser.  One run heading east and the other heading west.  Both on the same elevation

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  • Jamie Hall
    Jamie Hall Member Posts: 17,165
    Can't think it would be a problem -- hydraulically, the two feeds will be equal. In fact, much better than feeding one straight through and the other off the bull.

    Of course, there are other considerations for feeding two boilers off one feed...
    Br. Jamie, osb
    Building superintendent/caretaker, 7200 sq. ft. historic house museum with dependencies in New England
    emcb86
  • emcb86
    emcb86 Member Posts: 2
    What are the other considerations?
  • EBEBRATT-Ed
    EBEBRATT-Ed Member Posts: 10,374
    @emcb86

    With a pumped feed it should be fine. It's not likely both boiler will need to be fed at the same time.

    But the better way is bring the pump feed in behind the boilers and the first fitting would be a tee installed on the run (pointing north) coming from the pump. The branch of the tee points east to feed one boiler. Back to the other run of the tee a short nipple and a 90 points west to feed the other boiler
  • JUGHNE
    JUGHNE Member Posts: 9,001
    Is this feeder water from a feeder pump or simply the cold water of the building used to fill the boilers?
  • Jamie Hall
    Jamie Hall Member Posts: 17,165
    The biggest problem when running two boilers is making sure that they don't influence each other.
    Br. Jamie, osb
    Building superintendent/caretaker, 7200 sq. ft. historic house museum with dependencies in New England