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Water chemistry

Grallert Member Posts: 539
edited November 2022 in Strictly Steam
Hello. here I am again. I need to order a water chemistry test kit. My system is a two pipe steam pumped return system of about 95Ksqft. Two steel horizontal firetube Pacific Steel boilers. For years we've tested about once a month our selves and our chemical guy comes twice a year. Our kit has become useless and I'm wondering if you all have any suggestions for a new kit. What should we be testing for etc. Thanks for your input


  • hot_rod
    hot_rod Member Posts: 18,195
    Rhomar had a great manual for hydronic and steam boiler treatments, I have a copy on an old computer, I’ll look for it tomorrow.
    The test kits are usually intended for the specific treatment chemicals

    Ph, tds, hardness of the fill water can be easily tested with meters available online
    Bob "hot rod" Rohr
    trainer for Caleffi NA
    Living the hydronic dream
  • Grallert
    Grallert Member Posts: 539
    Thank you Bob I'll have a look.