Active Drainage of Heater Battery

Using a mechanical pump and trap to drain a stalling air heater battery.

Active Drainage of Heater Battery
 

Component Descriptions

Part Component Function
1 Separator to protect the installation from wet steam
2 Isolation Valve to isolate the installation from the supply steam
3 Strainer to protect the control valve from detritus
4 Temperature Control Valve to regulate the flow of steam to the battery
5 - 10 inc. Steam Trap Set for Separator
11 Air Vent to vent air automatically from the pump reservoir
12 Check Valve to prevent ingress of air to the pump
13 Isolation Valve to isolate the pump from the steam supply
14 Strainer to protect the condensate pump from detritus
15 - 18 inc. Steam Trap Set for Pump Steam Supply trap set for pump steam supply
19 Strainer to protect the control valve from detritus
20 Isolation Valve to isolate the pump from the condensate system
21 Check Valve to prevent condensate backflowing into the pump
22 Ball Float Steam Trap to discharge condensate correctly from reservoir
23 Condensate Pump to discharge condensate under stall conditions
24 Check Valve to prevent condensate backflowing from the pump
25 Sight Glass
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Table of Parts

Part   Component Bronze Cast iron SG iron Steel Stainless steel Product details
1 Separator   S3   S5, S7 S6, S8 Separators & Insulation Jackets
2, 5 Bellows Sealed Stop Valve   BSA1 BSA2 BSA3   Bellows Sealed Stop Valves
3 Strainer (flanged) Fig 3 Fig 33 Fig 37 Fig 34 Fig 36 Stainers & Filters
4 Temperature Control Valve     37D     Self-acting Controls
5, 8, 10, 13, 15, 18, 20 Ball Valve       M10 M10 Ball Valves
6, 12, 16 Lift Check Valve LCV1     LCV2   Check Valves
7, 17, 22 Ball Float Steam Trap with Monitor     IFT14     Steam Trap Performance Monitoring
9, 14, 20 Strainer (screwed) Fig 1 or 12   Fig 12SG Fig 14 Fig 16 or 16L Stainers & Filters
21, 24 Disc Check Valve         DCV2, 3 or 4 Check Valves
11 Air Vent       AV21   Air Vents & Air Eliminators
23 Pump MFP14 Automatic Pump Pressure Powered Pumps
25 Sight Glass Brass Double Window Sight Glass Sight Glasses
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