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component i.d......what is this?

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what is this component? Note: the horizontal pipe below is steam condensate return. Thanks.

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  • pedmec
    pedmec Member Posts: 994
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    Looks like an f&t trap. Not familiar with brand. Name is printed on top of valve
  • Steamhead
    Steamhead Member Posts: 16,932
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    pedmec said:

    Looks like an f&t trap. Not familiar with brand. Name is printed on top of valve

    Correct. It's a Webster 0026 I believe, from the 1920s. If it malfunctions, best to replace it with a 6-bolt type, which is much easier to service.
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  • mattmia2
    mattmia2 Member Posts: 9,828
    edited November 2022
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    Clearly no one has serviced that in about 10 coats of paint. Or the strainer.
    MikeAmann
  • PistolPete
    PistolPete Member Posts: 2
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    Thank you for the responses. Very helpful.
  • Gordo
    Gordo Member Posts: 857
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    It might be this one

    https://youtu.be/zq4UFLbJO4k
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  • STEVEusaPA
    STEVEusaPA Member Posts: 6,505
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    There was an error rendering this rich post.

    mattmia2