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A Simple Way to Save

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Q: How can a drycleaner save fuel without investing capital?
 A: One way is to make sure your boiler is working only when it needs to. If the plant stops work at 3:30 p.m. at what time 10 sho...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 8/26/2015 3:38:46 PM
 

Boiler Shut Down

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Q: My boiler keeps shutting down. What could be causing this? A: There are many causes of a boiler shut off. One possible cause is called low water cut-off. Low water cut-off prevents serious da...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 3/4/2016 2:01:58 PM
 

Checking for Leaky Steam Traps

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Steam traps found in drycleaning plants should have an inlet temperature of about 300 degrees Fahrenheit and an outlet temperature of about 225 degrees F—a difference of about 75 degrees F. There are ...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 2/8/2018 10:27:05 AM
 

Steaming Return Tank

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Q: I notice a lot of steam rising out of the return tank in my boiler room. Is this normal or is something wrong? A: This is not normal. The problem could be caused by one or more steam traps not op...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 3/2/2016 12:50:52 PM
 
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