Steam Traps A type of automatic valve that filters out condensate from steam and non-condensable gases such as air without letting steam escape. Most steam traps will also pass non-condensable gases while remaining tight to live steam. Un-drained condensate at PRV stations will back up into the steam line and will cause steam cutting on….
Need your Kewanee boiler service now? Call 562-427-3144 for 24/7 service. Kawanee Boiler first went into business as far back as 1868 and spent more than a century producing some of the world’s most impressive and advanced boiler systems. Sadly, 2002 the company closed, but not before having sold and installed tens of thousands of huge and….
AJAX High & Low Pressure Steam Boilers If you’ve worked in facilities in Southern California, chances are you’ve run into an AJAX steam boiler. Founded in 1919, AJAX was one of the main boiler manufacturers in Southern California. When the manufacturer closed its doors in 2015, it left behind legacy boilers in the area, creating….
When dealing with any kind of product that has metallic elements, corrosion at some point is a guarantee. This is particularly true when items have components that are made from iron or steel. Corrosion is created as parts are exposed to water and oxygen and can result in disintegrating pieces and malfunctioning equipment. It can….
The sight of a leaking valve can cause a lot of stress. Many people might think that valve leakage is a sign of an imminent failure, but that isn’t always the case. While a leaking valve can create a major issue—wasting both water and money—if caught early enough, it can be stopped before it turns….