upside down fitting on a steam radiator
Photo: Lawrence Ubell
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Steam Trapped

I guess the homeowner wanted to move the radiator, but didn't want to spend time or money relocating the pipe and had no concept of steam dynamics. This radiator must bang like the dickens. Maybe that's why the valve was in the off position.

Lawrence Ubell
Accurate Building Inspectors
Brooklyn, N.Y.

All images courtesy of the ASHI Reporter
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