Steam Traps – Testing Practices - Course No. 88

Methods of testing steam traps to see if they are working properly.

Course No. 88

4.5 hours

Steam Traps – Testing Practices

How steam and condensate are formed; the need for and importance of steam traps; testing of any type of trap by watching condensate discharge from the open end of a pipe; testing two types of traps in closed-end piping by watching condensate discharge from a test connection; test of all other trap types with closed-end piping by listening to trap operation; safety hazards to be avoided during testing.

Prerequisites: Ability to read simple sketches.

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