The ASME CSD-1 Controls and Safety Devices for Automatically Fired Boilers is a standard for many State codes including Michigan and Ohio. This standard exists... READ MORE
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An engineer in the Detroit area asked a question we get asked every month of every year. The way he asked it caught my attention.... READ MORE
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Dennis Alexander
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May 15, 2017
ASME is best known for improving the safety of equipment used in manufacturing and construction particularly boilers and pressure vessels.... READ MORE
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The R. L. Deppmann team frequently mentions the need for an ASME U-1 stamp on heat exchangers, tanks, and air separators. What is the ASME U-1... READ MORE
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Choosing to use a Bell and Gossett ASME bladder style expansion tank, ASME diaphragm style tank, or ASME standard compression tank in your hydronic system will depend on several factors. One important consideration in choosing which tank to use depends on the type of “air control” system you design. Air elimination systems depend on automatic air vents to continually remove the air from the hydronic system. [Read more…]... READ MORE
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What is the difference and when should I use them? Let’s start with ASME. In commercial and institutional applications, ASHRAE, as well as most codes require the pressure vessels carry an ASME U stamp. This assures the owner and the owner’s insurance carrier that the vessel was inspected by an independent appraiser and registered with the National Board. [Read more…]... READ MORE
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Maximum pressure in a hydronic system depends on a number of variables. Last week we used an example to introduce the maximum pressure at the expansion tank. Let’s look at a couple more examples. EXAMPLE TWO: Figure 1 shows a one line diagram of a heating system with a boiler and pumping system. [Read more…]... READ MORE
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