Steam Traps

Steam traps are a type of automatic valve that filters out condensed steam and non-condensed steam, such as air without letting steam escape. Steam is used for regularly for heating or as a driving force for mechanical power. Used to ensure that the steam is not wasted in such applications.Mechanical TrapsMechanical traps sense the difference in density between steam and condensate. Condensate from this type of trap is continually discharged, leaving none to the process. These are the most commonly used steam traps utilised today in systems that require large discharge capacities. Bucket traps use an inverted bucket as a float device that releases the condensate once the bucket to loses buoyancy and sinks, opening the valve allowing the condensate to be released.A floating ball trap is a simple mechanical trap that uses the weight of the ball, which acts as a lever keeping the valve closed. As condensate enters the trap it raises the float, opening the valve releasing the condensate.Thermostatic TrapsThermostatic traps utilise a temperature sensing element to determine when to discharge the condensate. Balanced pressure traps operate by balancing the steam pressure and internal pressure of the thermostatic element. At start-up the valve is open, but once the steam reaches a certain temperature bellow expand to close it. These steam traps can be used in steam tracing applications.Thermodynamic TrapsThermodynamic traps use the difference in velocity between steam and condensate to operate. As steam enters, it can be freely discharged through a valve. When steam reaches the underside of the disc its velocity is much higher than condensate, creating a pressure drop which closes the valve head. The valve stays shut until the steam pressure above the disc drops, allowing the valve to open and the discharge cycle to repeat.Steam Trap TypesThere are three main types of steam traps to consider, these are:ApplicationsSteam traps can be used anywhere there is a steam system and a need to discharge condensate. These include: Industrial dryers Laundries Space heating Steaming ovens

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Description Price Trap Type Connection Orientation Maximum Working Pressure Maximum Temperature Body Material Gasket Material Connection Gender Connection Size Thread Standard or Connection Type
RS Stock No. 917-1930
Mfr. Part No.551094
TWD123,536.00
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- - - - +50°C Stainless Steel - - - -
RS Stock No. 917-1924
Mfr. Part No.551283
TWD18,528.00
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Thermostatic - Horizontal, Vertical 14 bar - SG Iron Stainless Steel Female - -
RS Stock No. 917-1937
Mfr. Part No.551285
TWD28,472.00
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Thermostatic - Horizontal, Vertical 14 bar - SG Iron Stainless Steel Female - -
RS Stock No. 917-1912
Mfr. Part No.551281
TWD15,945.00
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Thermostatic - Horizontal, Vertical 14 bar - SG Iron Stainless Steel Female - -
RS Stock No. 507-5908
Mfr. Part No.1458100
TWD12,411.00
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Ball Float 1/2 in BSP Horizontal 10 bar +250°C Stainless Steel Graphite - 1/2in BSP
RS Stock No. 917-1915
Mfr. Part No.551279
TWD24,741.00
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Thermodynamic - Horizontal, Vertical 40 bar - - Stainless Steel Female - -
RS Stock No. 365-6426
Mfr. Part No.1458800
TWD18,509.00
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Thermostatic 1 in BSP Female Vertical 14 bar +240°C Iron Graphite Female 1in BSP
RS Stock No. 507-5879
Mfr. Part No.1458300
TWD12,411.00
Each
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Ball Float 3/4 in BSP Horizontal 14.6 bar +250°C Stainless Steel Graphite - 3/4in BSP
RS Stock No. 917-1726
Mfr. Part No.348537
TWD13,906.00
Each
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- - Vertical - - Carbon Steel - - - -
RS Stock No. 720-9204
BrandRS PRO
TWD7,066.00
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Thermodynamic 3/4 in BSP Female Horizontal 42 bar +300°C Stainless Steel - Female 3/4in BSP
RS Stock No. 507-5857
Mfr. Part No.1458500
TWD12,411.00
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Ball Float 3/4 in BSP Horizontal 14.6 bar +250°C Stainless Steel Graphite - 3/4in BSP
RS Stock No. 720-9254
BrandRS PRO
TWD7,425.00
Each
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Inverted Bucket 1/2 in BSP Female Horizontal 12 bar +230°C Iron - Female 1/2in BSP
RS Stock No. 799-8890
Mfr. Part No.29003
TWD5,856.00
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Float & Thermostatic 3/4 in Horizontal, Vertical 10 bar +198°C SG Iron Graphite, Stainless Steel - 3/4in BSP
RS Stock No. 917-1760
Mfr. Part No.481117
TWD20,648.00
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Thermostatic - Vertical 6 bar +165°C Stainless Steel - - 3/4in -
RS Stock No. 507-5841
Mfr. Part No.1458000
TWD12,411.00
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Ball Float 1/2 in BSP Horizontal 4.5 bar +250°C Stainless Steel Graphite - 1/2in BSP
RS Stock No. 917-1902
Mfr. Part No.551277
TWD14,148.00
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Thermodynamic - Horizontal, Vertical 40 bar - - Stainless Steel Female - -
RS Stock No. 720-9245
TWD7,295.00
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Inverted Bucket 1/2 in BSP Female Horizontal 8 bar +230°C Iron - Female 1/2in BSP
RS Stock No. 917-1899
Mfr. Part No.551275
TWD18,528.00
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Thermostatic - Horizontal, Vertical 10 bar - SG Iron Stainless Steel Female - -
RS Stock No. 799-8888
Mfr. Part No.29004
TWD5,856.00
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Float & Thermostatic 1/2 in Horizontal, Vertical 14 bar +198°C SG Iron Graphite, Stainless Steel - 1/2in BSP
RS Stock No. 720-9223
BrandRS PRO
TWD10,265.00
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Float & Thermostatic 1 in BSP Female Horizontal, Vertical 4.5 bar +198°C Iron Graphite, Stainless Steel Female 1in BSP