Ss Ball Valve On Hlt Damged By Heat

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Pumpy

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You probably already do this but my SS ball valves on my Hot Liquor tank, I think get damaged by the heat from the burners and leak.

So I have made an copper pipe extension to prolong the life of the valves as they are quite expensive .

1) can the SS ball valves be serviced ?
2) Should the ball valve cope with the heat?
3) is there a simpler way around the problem ?

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jgriffin

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That looks like a 3 piece valve - you can rekit them.
 

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You reckon John I will pull one apart , I got it from either Blackwoods or Pirtek , what is it that wears out probably a teflon seal

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Pumpy one think i noticed about you htemp prob wouldnt that be a bit low to the heat source to get an accurate reading ,if u were using a nasa burner i would think that the temp would be incorrect as being so cloese the the heat source
 

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Pumpy said:
You reckon John I will pull one apart , I got it from either Blackwoods or Pirtek , what is it that wears out probably a teflon seal

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When i was buying mine from Tony Powell in Brisvegas, he explained that the 3 piece ones are for industries where the teflon seal around the ball gets worn out (such as from really nasty chemicals).
 

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Jazman its 2" from the bottom it really is fantastic no problems with the accuracy

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Thanks John I will pullit apart and try to get the kit
 
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