This practical handbook is designed to help steam users achieve optimum performance from their steam generation, distribution and utilization systems, and in the process, significantly reduce their operating costs - often by 20% or more - by controlling steam trap related losses. Every aspect of proper selection, sizing, application, operation and maintenance of the multitude of steam trap types is covered in clear, easy-to-understand terms. A full chapter is devoted to steam trap maintenance. Also examined is the experience of both utility companies and the U.S. Navy with the controversial qfixed orificeq steam trap. Contributions from four major U.S. steam trap manufacturers are included.... to bring about the required change of internal energy, since no energy is required to make the gas expand against some ... in expanding the work of pushing the piston upward against the resistance of a constant force F Although the specificanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Steam Trap Handbook|
|Author||:||James F. McCauley|
|Publisher||:||The Fairmont Press, Inc. - 1995|