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Steam System Analysis |

A steam trap is a device used to discharge condensate and non condensable gases with a negligible consumption or loss of live steam. Most steam traps are nothing more than automatic valves. They open, close or modulate automatically. Others, like venturi traps, are based on turbulent 2-phase flows to obstruct the steam flow.

The three important functions of steam traps are:

  • Discharge condensate as soon as it is formed.
  • Have a negligible steam consumption.
  • Have the capability of discharging air and other non-condensable gases.
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