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pipe unions flow requirements

@ September 11, 2013 7:18 PM in pipe unions flow requirements

we had a argument at work today that pipe unions have no flow requirements and I said they do..  Does anyone have written proof that there is a flow requirement? Thanks jeff

relief valve

@ February 13, 2012 6:26 PM in What wrong with this picture?

it mounted wrong its to be pointing up not to the side

tail pc

@ December 4, 2011 8:58 AM in radiator valve

after you cut off nut put blade inside of tail pc make 2 cuts just far enough not 2 cut the treads then that a small chisel or screwdriver and a hammer bust out the small pc between the cuts then collapse the remaining pc then that it out

heat exchangers

@ November 7, 2011 7:29 PM in Heating help and decisions

how old is the unit the heat exchangers can be replaced if available. what brand is it jeff

finding tube

@ January 31, 2010 8:44 PM in Locating tubing in concrete

let zone get cold then turn on the zone on mop the floor with lit water the floor will dry were the tube is

manway gaskets

@ November 26, 2009 4:18 PM in Manway source

try state supply in MN      [url=]     jeff

@ June 4, 2009 12:42 AM in Trane Rooftops

did you slit the condensor when you washed them


@ February 22, 2009 8:04 PM in no heat with new hot water baseboards

what is your water temp copper fin baseboard needs hotter water than rad and cast basebord does

@ February 3, 2009 6:17 PM in Can the fin-tube baseboards be installed

no heat rises


@ January 31, 2009 9:43 AM in Pigtail orientation

just remeber that they want to uncurl when heated

@ January 21, 2009 9:18 PM in freezing 4\" water pipe

that what i told the forman might have to bring them in from chicago

@ January 21, 2009 9:13 PM in freezing 4\" water pipe

a i know were thinking of framing it out early in the thinking stage

@ January 21, 2009 9:04 PM in freezing 4\" water pipe

a i have allready used 2 ridged machines inline like a double block 1st one chills and start the freeze 2nd one froze it the heads wont go on the 4"very good

@ January 21, 2009 8:59 PM in freezing 4\" water pipe

there always people in the building along with all the equiment

@ January 21, 2009 8:46 PM in freezing 4\" water pipe

no it a 41 story building never empty cust. wont shut down water unless super emergency

@ January 21, 2009 8:23 PM in freezing 4\" water pipe

city water not sure material if it copper or gavl.

freezing 4\" water line

@ January 21, 2009 7:52 PM in freezing 4\" water pipe

we poss. have a job that will require freezing a 4" line to replace a vavle we can not sut down building. have have you guys use for this?? thanks jeff

balancing valve

@ January 22, 2008 8:32 PM in balanceing valve

dose anyone have any info on a flow balance valve on the dicharge of a pump the name is aaf illinois, moline ill. I have 3 of them in a system they are 3" valve there is 6 bold on the face with an arrow which is going against flow


@ January 19, 2008 12:03 PM in Looking for rads...Salvage in Chicago...Boilerpro

boilerpro, give me the the sizes you want i have a friend here in milwaukee that has a bunch. let me know jeff

@ January 2, 2008 9:40 PM in Where did air come from?

the water in the system is degasing a couple of good high temp runs should help

@ December 21, 2007 5:59 PM in goop for unions?

i put pipe dope or antisezzis on the threads and on the shoulder under the nut so it not a dry metal to metal it always helps me. you can get to go little tighter that way.. were in wisconsin are you i'm in west allis jeff

@ December 9, 2007 9:51 PM in what tool ??

i'm doing boiler sections
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