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Old 9/27/18, 9:45 AM
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Default What is this part? Steam Boiler.

What is this part/cover?
I inspected a 4 unit building and on each of the steam boilers there was rust around this part.

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Old 9/27/18, 9:51 AM
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I'm not sure , but I think it is the inspection hole..manway, manhole..




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Old 9/27/18, 9:56 AM
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I'm not sure , but I think it is the inspection hole..manway..
What size are you?

It's probably access to the heat exchanger tubes in the fire box.



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Old 9/27/18, 9:57 AM
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What size are you?

It's probably access to the heat exchanger tubes in the fire box.
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Old 9/27/18, 3:04 PM
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Default Re: What is this part? Steam Boiler.

Looks like the tank-less/domestic hot water coil - not in use. They are a poor design and fail long before the boilers fail. They are found on the low end builders models - saving money on the hot water tank or water heater and paying the most possible for hot water production.





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Old 9/28/18, 10:23 AM
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Thanks Alan, Barry, nope - didn't think to look at them. I will going forward. Thanks.




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Old 9/28/18, 11:08 AM
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... nope - didn't think to look at them. I will going forward. Thanks.
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Thanks Larry.
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