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September 1, 2017

Best Practice No. 11 – Steam System Waterhammer Causes and Solutions

1. STEAM AND CONDENSATE WATERHAMMER

Water hammer is never normal in the steam and condensate system and must be always considered extremely abnormal and totally unacceptable in today’s plant operation. Water hammer is not only a system issue; it is primarily a safety issue. Understanding the nature and severity of water hammer in a steam and condensate system will allow plants to avoid it’s the safety issue and destructive forces.

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