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Title: Failed steam traps: First steps to replacement
Authors: Kanyarusoke, Kant E 
Noble-Jack, Ian 
Keywords: Steam Trap;Steam Trap replacement;Energy efficiency;Thermodynamic trap;Venturi Trap;Condensate removal
Issue Date: 2012
Publisher: International journal of advances in engineering and technology
Abstract: Current energy, Environmental and Economic concerns are exerting pressure on steam plant managers to reexamine their plant maintenance practices. In South Africa big components of the steam line such as boilers have always received legitimate attention. But the smaller one especially Steam Straps have tended to be taken for granted. A Literature search reveal that up to 55% of steam in some plants is lost through them! In this paper, Industrial experimentation carried out experimentation, current practice of replacing factories- advised to try a mix of old and newer Technology traps in its refurbishment.
ISSN: 2231-1963
Appears in Collections:Eng - Journal articles (not DHET subsidised)

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