Why do steam traps fail?

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Properly functioning steam traps open to release condensate and automatically close when steam is present. Failed traps waste fuel, reduce efficiency, increase production costs and compromise the overall integrity of the steam and condensate systems. Traps should be tested on a regular basis — or the neglect may be quite costly.

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Author: Bruce Gorelick, Enercheck Systems, and Alan Bandes, UE Systems Inc.  | File Type: PDF

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