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Understanding Steam and Steam Heat Exchangers: Part 1

Steam heating systems are a bit of a mystery for many engineers and contractors. Much of the “old school” knowledge on steam heat exchangers retired

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system diagram of a steam heat exchanger

Steam Inlet Pipe Size of Steam-to-Water Heat Exchangers

Many institutional and industrial projects use steam to heat the water for hydronic heating, domestic water, or processes. The pipe size prior to the steam

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diagram of a Bell and Gossett series SU steam-to-water heat exchanger

Steam Humidifier Condensate Handling: Humidification Basics Part 15

Proper operation of steam humidifiers includes proper handling of the condensate created while heating the metal surfaces. This week, the Monday Morning Minutes post provides some

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humidifier distribution panels

Steam Humidifier Distribution Panels for Short Absorption: Humidification Basics Part 14

Last week, we reviewed different types of steam humidifier distribution methods, which are inexpensive but have longer absorption distances. Many HVAC installations require very short

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humidifier distribution panels

Bell & Gossett Little Red Schoolhouse First Quarter 2017 Schedule

The B&G Little Red Schoolhouse First Quarter 2017 seminar schedule has been posted to the Bell & Gossett website.   Seminar Title Dates Plumbing System Design Seminar Jan 23-25 Design

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B&G Little Red Schoolhouse

Why Is My New Replacement Steam Boiler Flooding?

As HVAC manufacturers have pushed to increase the efficiency of their equipment, the devices have become smaller and smaller. All that metal in the older units

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piping diagram from a selection chart

Pressurized Steam Distribution: Humidification Basics Part 13

Last week we reviewed the types of steam humidifiers normally supplied in building HVAC systems. Creating the steam is simply the first step. Now we

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DriSteem STS®steam-to steam isothermal humidifier

Types of Isothermal Humidifiers: Humidification Basics Part 12

Isothermal humidifiers are the overwhelming choice in building HVAC systems. This week’s R. L. Deppmann Monday Morning Minute talks about the various types of isothermal

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DriSteem STS®steam-to steam isothermal humidifier

Humidification Specification and Steam Absorption Distance: Humidification Basics Part 11

In humidification systems, we know that steam absorption distance is important. We also know that various distribution methods have different required absorption distances. How do

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ultra-sorb in duct

Happy Thanksgiving from R.L. Deppmann!

Thank you for using products sold by R. L. Deppmann Company in Michigan and Ohio! Archives – Click here for Past Articles

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Snoopy and Woodstock wearing pilgrim clothing. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving. Special thanks to our valued customers. Monday Morning Minutes will continue next week.
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