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y strainer

are they really necessary??

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  • hot_rod
    hot_rod Member Posts: 16,541
    what's in your system?

    The strainer can protect the boiler, valves and any component in the system from dirt and debris. older cast iron radiation systems are a good application.



    Also consider a dirt separator. They work to a smaller particle size and do not reduce the flow like a strainer does are it catches debris in the fluid stream.



    This slide shows how a strainer and a dirt separator work.



    I will be presenting a 1 hour dirt and air webinar for the RPA tomorrow at 7:00 CST.



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    Bob "hot rod" Rohr
    trainer for Caleffi NA
    Living the hydronic dream
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