The purpose of a steam trap is to discharge condensate while retaining live steam in the system. There is no such thing as a universal steam trap for every application, otherwise, everyone would buy it. Steam traps are a critical part of the steam and condensate loop. Selecting the improper design for a particular application can cause problems.

Listed below are the four main applications found in industry today.
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Tracing Tracing Main Drain Drip Legs Main Drain Drip Legs
Process Process Heating Heating