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John McNamara

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Re: February 2018 Work Planning
« Reply #45 on: February 22, 2018, 10:11:51 PM »
I remember many moons ago, you and I discussed fusible plugs. I didn't realize that we had some. Does 10 have them?
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Re: February 2018 Work Planning
« Reply #46 on: February 22, 2018, 10:25:29 PM »
Thanks for the update, Jason. Hope you recover rapidly. Strep is no fun at all.

Jason M Lamontagne

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Re: February 2018 Work Planning
« Reply #47 on: February 22, 2018, 11:36:08 PM »
10’s old boiler did not have them.  The new one will.  There are several suppliers we’ve found.

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Re: February 2018 Work Planning
« Reply #48 on: February 22, 2018, 11:44:25 PM »
Ok, I'll bite, what is a fusible plug?
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Re: February 2018 Work Planning
« Reply #49 on: February 23, 2018, 12:07:13 AM »
It fills a hole in the firebox to the water/steam side; the idea is that if the crownsheet gets exposed, the plug is softer than the metal around it and melts, thus causing the steam to put out the fire.

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Re: February 2018 Work Planning
« Reply #50 on: February 23, 2018, 12:09:06 AM »