The last several weeks we've focused on steam and condensate handling. Today we'll talk about steam flash tanks. Condensate flashes into steam in the return lines after the steam traps. When the steam pressure exceeds 15 PSIG and is defined as medium or high pressure, flash tanks are used to...Read More
Today’s HVAC and process engineers have lots of choices when it comes to pipe sizing programs for steam and condensate applications. Put in a load and a pressure and out pops the answer. But ever wonder about how that answer is generated? Or if there are times when it might be suitable to choose another pipe size....?Read More
By Jerry Timm
When the laws and characteristics of steam are respected, fewer operating problems occur and unnecessary costs are minimized.
Four Types of Steam
Steam is an invisible gas created by adding heat energy to water. It is liquid water changed to its gaseous state.