Stop losing your bottom line to utility bills by maintaining steam and air traps
Your steam/air systems could be wasting your money - right under your nose! When steam or air traps, a vital part of keeping your steam or air systems efficient, fail or leak it can cost you thousands of dollars and can even result in a system breakdown. Protect yourself by calling on Optimation to perform regular steam/air trap maintenance and repair, instead of paying for a costly replacement system.
According to the U.S. Department of Energy, approximately 20% of steam leaving a central boiler plant is lost via leaking traps, making regular maintenance of steam/air traps essential to keeping your heating system cost-efficient. Regular maintenance, monitoring and evaluation can reduce your steam losses to less than 1%, the U.S. Department of Energy estimates.
Full-Service Repair and Maintenance
Optimation has a team of specialists prepared for system analysis including full-service repair and/or maintenance of your steam and air traps, regardless of your boiler system’s pressure or manufacturer. We have proven results in working with systems from 5 psi to 1600 psi, and can rebuild, replace and design new installations. Call on us for preventive maintenance as well as emergency repair.
Optimation maintains parts for steam and air traps and the service trucks are fully stocked with Armstrong, Sarco and other manufactures parts. The team can diagnose trap failures by leveraging ultrasonic and pyrometer test equipment to diagnose failures
and appropriately change the internals. One service option is to create drawings to map and tag steam/air traps to your floor plans, along with a database to track service and schedule maintenance. We can also perform steam trap maintenance training appropriate to your needs.
Steam Trap Audits
Optimation can help you avoid costly replacement of a new system by performing regular audits, testing and analyzing your systems and giving you an assessment of how efficient your steam/air systems are. Included in this audit service is an assessment of failure rates and cost of the steam/air being wasted. We get your steam/air systems back on track by making repairs based on our audit assessments.
Complete Engineer-Supported System Investigations and Troubleshooting
Optimation also employs engineers well versed in steam trap sizing and design to provide our customers with a multi-faceted approach to their problem. We do a complete system investigation and even troubleshoot peripheral systems and equipment to ensure that we find the root cause of your heating inefficiency.
Check out our Steam and Air Maintenance Cut Sheet!