Bill Harms, Spirax Sarco, Inc.


Gears and Bearings September 1, 2006

Water hammer in steam systems: cause and effect

Heat transfer systems in almost any form – hot water, high temperature oil and steam – require careful design and operation because of the temperatures and pressures involved. Generally speaking, steam systems are at their safest when condensate is efficiently removed. Proper steam system design, installation, operation and maintenance significantly decrease the potential for destru...

By Bill Harms, Spirax Sarco, Inc.
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