TITLE

The Janitor Does It Again

AUTHOR(S)
Burgeson, David C.
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Apr2006, Vol. 78 Issue 4, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Relates the author's experience when he was called to a plant that was having phantom trips on one of its boilers. Reason for the difficulty in troubleshooting phantom trips; How the boiler tripped on flame failure.
ACCESSION #
20518224

 

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