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Petcock

e123b123
e123b123 Member Posts: 3
Hi,  does anyone know the purpose of boiler petcocks on the water column?

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  • EBEBRATT-Ed
    EBEBRATT-Ed Member Posts: 13,170
    To check the water level usually 3 of them hi-lo-middle. It's used to verify the level in the gauge glass. Usually only see them on high pressure steam or old boilers
    Mad Dog_2
  • bburd
    bburd Member Posts: 593
    Those are called "try cocks".

    Bburd
    Mad Dog_2e123b123CLamb
  • Mad Dog_2
    Mad Dog_2 Member Posts: 3,942
    And they don't even need a picture....Its burned in to their brains!   Cool. Mad 🐕 Dog.