TITLE

Water, Water Everywhere

AUTHOR(S)
McLane, Dean
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Apr2007, Vol. 79 Issue 4, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article tells about a problem encountered by some engineers in the heating system of a hospital. During the expansion of the hospital building, temporary polyvinyl-chloride piping was placed in the heating system. When the system was heated to approximately 170 degrees Fahrenheit during testing, a flood occurred on the fourth floor of the building. A PVC pipe, not designed to withstand such heat, was left behind in the hot-water piping.
ACCESSION #
25080148

 

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