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Dead Men Tales: How One Missing Pipe Can Make All the Difference

HeatingHelp
HeatingHelp Posts: 493
edited July 2022 in THE MAIN WALL



How One Missing Pipe Can Make All the Difference

In this episode, Dan Holohan shares the solution for a common problem in areas where contractors add hot-water zones to steam boilers.

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Comments

  • BobC
    BobC Member Posts: 5,380
    Most times I get stuck on a troubleshooting job it's because i assumed something when I shouldn't have. When things don't make sense it's time to go back to ground zero and look at everything with an unjaundiced eye.
    Smith G8-3 with EZ Gas @ 90,000 BTU, Single pipe steam
    Vaporstat with a 12oz cut-out and 4oz cut-in
    3PSI gauge
  • DanHolohan
    DanHolohan Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 16,179
    I would ask myself, What is undeniably true? And then I would ask, What are all the things that can cause that?

    There is definitely water hammer happening. 

    What can cause that?  

    That forced me to look beyond the steam. 
    Retired and loving it.