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Case Study: Annual Steam Trap Survey Reduces Failure Rate of FHR's 18,185 Steam Traps to 2%


Case Study: Annual Steam Trap Survey Reduces Failure Rate of FHR's 18,185 Steam Traps to 2%

Steam trap performance can significantly impact safety and overall plant efficiency, however they also tend to be neglected for long periods of time. This can prove to be costly - as much as $300 - $3000 per trap in energy losses alone.

With 18,185 operating steam traps in its system, and an industry average failure rate of 5-20%, Flint Hill Resources knew 15 years ago that it needed to optimize performance. They committed to annual steam trap survey's which have reduced their steam trap failure rate to 2%.

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