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    Boiling liquid expanding vapor explosion

    Training video showing what can happen.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UM0jtD_OWLU
    To put the world in order, we must first put the nation in order; to put the nation in order, we must put the family in order; to put the family in order, we must cultivate our personal life; and to cultivate our personal life, we must first set our hearts right.
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    Wow

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    Let us all take our boiler work very seriously.
    To put the world in order, we must first put the nation in order; to put the nation in order, we must put the family in order; to put the family in order, we must cultivate our personal life; and to cultivate our personal life, we must first set our hearts right.
    -- Confucius

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    I forgot about the water heater KABOOM. I think I'm going to bookmark that to my cell phone, and show the customer who debates me on why they should have the PRV replaced.

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    Good practice is whenever you lay hands on a boiler or a water heater for whatever reason.....

    Always tell a customer You are going to have to test the pressure relief valve or temperature and pressure relief valve.

    To do this I will have to manually open the valve, it may or may not reseat. If it doesn't reseat then you will need a replacement safety relief valve. This is for their safety. Always test, even if it means having to go get a prv or T and P relief valve.

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