BOILING IT DOWN: Different Types of Steam Traps

May 9, 2023
VIDEO SERIES: Useful tips and insights on best practices in boiler operations, presented by WARE Inc., in association with the American Boiler Manufacturers Association.

In this series, HPAC Engineering regularly shares the practical insights and handy how-to advice for boiler operation and maintenance best practices, as compiled by the knowledgeable and prolific content creators at WARE, a family-owned, third-generation, commercial and industrial boiler rental and service firm based in Louisville KY.

Here, WARE's Gerald Blain talks with Ritchie Ware about the different types of steam traps for your steam system. Steam traps are vital because they pull the condensate out of the steam pipes. Condensate can cause many problems such as water hammer, wasted energy, highre costs, and more. Watch to learn how steam traps work and how they need to be maintained.

  • To read HPAC Engineering's interview with Ritchie Ware, click here.

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