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The Lonely Uninsulated Steam Valve

Jun 26 2018
The Lonely Uninsulated Steam Valve

This article was written by Brian Bannon & Meghan Dubielewicz

Leaking Steam Trap: Steam Leak Detection, Calculation, & Prevention

Jan 13 2018
Leaking Steam Trap: Steam Leak Detection, Calculation, & Prevention

According to the United States Department of Energy, "In steam systems that have not been maintained for 3 to 5 years, between 15% to 30% of the installed steam traps may have failed—thus allowing live steam to escape into the condensate return system." In other words, your facility is losing money because the costly steam that has been produced is not being put to use! In turn, more steam has to...