siphon loop

19:35 Feb 15, 2012
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Tech/Engineering - Engineering: Industrial / Boilers
English term or phrase: siphon loop
What is the name of the device used to keep live steam from getting into a pressure gauge?
a. Relief valve c. Siphon loop
b. Test cock valve d. Check valve
William Diaz
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4pigtail siphon
Vaddy Peters

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pigtail siphon

WIKA 910.15.100 pressure gauge pigtail siphons are used to protect the pressure gauge from the effect of hot pressure media such as steam and also to reduce the effect of rapid pressure surges. The siphon allows condensate to form and be collected inside the pigtail portion of the siphon, preventing the hot media from coming in direct contact with the pressure instrument. The pigtail siphon is normally used for vertical

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  • WIKA 910.15.100 Pressure Gauge Pigtail Siphon 4201787 www.dfs-gauges.c...
Vaddy Peters
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