temperature relief valve

temperature relief valve

A temperature-actuated safety valve designed to open automatically when the temperature of the water being heated exceeds a preset value.
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When the homeowner went to the mechanical room after our over-the-Internet analysis, he found that a pressure and temperature relief valve had leaked water into the boiler and caused a boiler safety lockout.
Pressure and temperature relief valves open when the pressure reaches 150 PSI or the temperature reaches 210 degrees Fahrenheit.
You will need a drain valve, plus a temperature gauge in a place you can easily see, and two pressure/ temperature relief valves on the hot water output near, but not too close to the stove and plumbed to a safe place, such as a five-gallon bucket or into your sewer system.

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