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Need help identifying this receiver unit

tim smith
tim smith Member Posts: 2,738
Tag gone and hoping anyone might recognize mfr. Float sw on top is a little unusual. Need new float sw assembly. No tag on float sw either. 
Appreciate input. See photo


  • tim smith
    tim smith Member Posts: 2,738
    Ps, I would put new receiver unit in but pita for access into pit. If have to I will.
  • ScottSecor
    ScottSecor Member Posts: 841
    My guess is Skidmore, but I am not certain.
  • Steamhead
    Steamhead Member Posts: 16,726
    Either that or Shipco.
    All Steamed Up, Inc.
    Towson, MD, USA
    Steam, Vapor & Hot-Water Heating Specialists
    Oil & Gas Burner Service
  • tim smith
    tim smith Member Posts: 2,738
    Frank, I thought Shipco at first but found nothing similar. Will check Skidmore. Color led me to Shipco first. I think I will will be able to use a square D 9037E float assembly on it now that I did a little looking in square D catalogs.
    Thanks all
    JUGHNE Member Posts: 11,021

    Does this look like 1/2 of the one you have?

    This is a Skidmore 10 MX series, Model XC2S61..Model 56948-1S...Date code K90X...6 gallon...1/3HP
    Even shop order 68,622-S (269)-925-8812.

    Sq D class 9037 EG9-Series B

    I did replace the shaft seal.
    One leg of the switch was burned, so only 1 pole is running it.
    I was going to get a standard well switch and rob parts out of it for getting 2 contacts.
    1938 Building was on borrowed time. Steamer is gone now, the guy who bought the build is certain he can heat it cheaper with straight resistance electric heaters.... :D
    Rather than the 50 HP or so Kewanee......for sale by the way.
  • mattmia2
    mattmia2 Member Posts: 9,429
    I think the contacts for those are available as repair parts from square d.
    EBEBRATT-Ed Member Posts: 15,323
    Skidmore seems more likely. Hoffman is usually tan colored. I thought Shipco as well but since you already checked
  • tim smith
    tim smith Member Posts: 2,738
    edited February 2022
    The D9037E float sw, ball and rod worked like a charm, under 200 bucks and done. Large mech contractor installed a steam to water heat x in this pit below the 120 yr old chapel for hydronic wall panels in basement . The brought the steam pipe down from above to pit, over 15 ft then up 2ft loop then down into top of S&T hx. No drip on the steam line trap. Nice and quiet! ;o
    Thanks all for replies