Repair Kit For A B Series F T Traps

Repair Kit For A B Series F T Traps
IB-54
Installation and Maintenance
INSTALLATION PROCEDURE FOR ARMSTRONG REPAIR KIT FOR
ARMSTRONG “A” AND “B” SERIES FLOAT AND THERMOSTATIC STEAM TRAPS
This bulletin should be used by experienced personnel as a guide to the installation of Armstrong “A” and “B”
Series Float and Thermostatic Steam Trap Repair Kits. Selection or installation of equipment should always
be accompanied by competent technical assistance. We encourage you to contact Armstrong or its local
representative if further information is required.
The Armstrong Repair Kits are designed to repair “A” and “B” Series Float and Thermostatic Steam Traps
manufactured by Armstrong Machine Works. The Repair Kit consists of cap, mechanism, float, thermostatic
air vent, gasket and bofts. The Repair Kit is completely assembled and ready to install.
You must select the proper repair kit for the float and thermostatic steam trap you are repairing. The model
number on the name plate of the repair kit must be the same as the model number on the name plate of the
steam trap you are repairing to assure proper steam trap operation. Refer to Armstrong Steam Trap Catalog
107.
WARNING: BE SURE TO ISOLATE THE STEAM TRAP BY CLOSING THE STEAM
SUPPLY VALVE AND THE CONDENSATE RETURN VALVE BEFORE ATTEMPTING TO
MAKE ANY INSTALLATION OF THE REPAIR KIT.
INSTALLATION PROCEDURE
It is not necessary to remove the float and thermostatic steam trap from the piping.
1. Shut off the steam supply to the steam trap.
2. Shut off the condensate return valve for the steam trap.
3. Remove and throw away the bolts from the steam trap cap.
4. Remove and throw away old cap assembly and gasket.
5. Clean gasket surface on trap body.
6. Install the new gasket on the trap body.
7. Install new repair kit on the trap body.
a.
Install and cross-tighten new cap bolts evenly (like a spare tire).
9.
Qpen steam valve to trap and the condensate return valve.
Contact Armstrong or your local Representative if you have any questions regarding installation or use of
Armstrong Float and Thermostatic Steam Trap Repair Kits.
Armstrong Machine Works /816 Maple Street/Three Rivers, Ml 49093/Phone: (616) 273-1415
18-54 4/89 2M
Printed in U.S.A.
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