TIP 1:To minimize condensation problems associated with steam discharge, always:
- Pitch steam and condensate pipes a
minimum of 2" per 10'.
- Insulate piping with a minimum of 2" high temperature insulation.
TIP 2:To minimize the buildup of calcium and other mineral deposits in the boiler:
- Use a commercial water softener for feed.
- Blow down the boiler daily and ensure the blowdown is safely piped.