Steam traps and trapping

Steam traps and trapping

What is a steam trap? Very simply it’s a valve that operates automatically to allow condensate, air or other gases to be discharged from a steam system, whilst also ensuring that steam stays ‘trapped’ in the steam system itself. A steam trap, and steam trapping is an...
prefabricated steam trap station

prefabricated steam trap station

Steam traps are not normally installed just on their own. To aid maintenance and to protect the trap itself they are installed with other items. These will vary depending on the trap application and location. A standard steam trapping set that will cover most mains...
correct steam trap installation

correct steam trap installation

Steam traps are an important and often overlooked part of a steam system. They should always be installed correctly to ensure that they operate in the manner that they were designed to do. A large percentage of steam traps fail to work correctly due to incorrect...
what is a steam trapping station

what is a steam trapping station

The humble steam trap. A vital but often overlooked part of a steam system. It is easy for steam traps to be forgotten about when steam boilers, steam turbines, heat exchangers, and large impressive bits of plant take up the limelight. However steam traps and correct...