Self-Acting Tank Heating with a Coil

Recommended installation for a self-acting temperature controlled steam coil in a tank.

Self-Acting Tank Heating with a Coil
 

Component Descriptions

Part Component Function
1 Isolating Valve to isolate the installation from the steam supply
2 Strainer to protect the control valve from detritus
3 Control Valve to regulate the steam flow to the steam coil
4 Vacuum Breaker to prevent condensate backsyphoning into the steam system
5 Air Vent to rid air from the system automatically
6 Isolating Valve to isolate the coil for maintenance purposes
7 - 10 inc. Steam Supply Trap Set
11 Temperature Controller to regulate the valve position
12 Strainer (angled) to protect the float trap from detritus
13 Ball Float Steam Trap to remove condensate from the battery
14 Sight Check Valve to prevent condensate backfeeding into the trap
15 Isolating Valve to isolate the trap and coil for maintenance purposes
16 Isolating Valve  
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Table of Parts

Part   Component Bronze Cast iron SG iron Steel Stainless steel Product details
1, 6, 7, 10, 15, 16 Isolating Valve Globe Type HV3     A3S   HV3 Stop Valves or Bellows Sealed Stop Valves
Piston Type       RP31   Piston Valves
Ball Type       M10 M10 Ball Valves
2 'Y' Type Strainer Fig 1 or 12 Fig 13 Fig 12SG Fig 14 Fig 16 or 16L Strainers & Filters
3 Control Valve SB, KA51 or KB51 KA31 or KB31       Control Valves
4 Vacuum Breaker VB14     VB21   Vacuum Breakers
8 Thermodynamic Steam Trap         ITD32 Steam Trap Performance Monitoring
11 Self-acting Control Type SA122 or SA123 sensor and actuator and pocket Self-acting Controls
12 Angle Type Strainer Fig 4 or 6         Strainers & Filters
13 Ball Float Steam Trap     IFT14     Steam Trap Performance Monitoring
14 Sight Check Valve Sight check         Check Valves
5 Air Vent AV13     AVC32   Air Vents & Air Eliminators
16 Isolating Valve       M10 M10 Ball Valves
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