On this edition of Steam Culture, we catch Brent hitting a few out on the baseball field. Today, we learn about the pressure cooker, originally named Papin's Digester. Brent tells us all about the inventor, Denis Papin and how he invented the pressure cooker. A pressure cooker cooks food quickly using a combination of steam and pressure.
It is no secret that WARE has long established itself as one of the foremost providers of mobile boiler rooms for both planned and emergency rental needs. With a reputation for having fast service and quality solutions, Ware has been able to meets the needs and exceed the expectations of many customers both domestic and abroad. Having a large fleet spread across the country has necessitated a knowledgeable and reliable service department to help customers with any issues they may have, and immediate hardware needs have fostered the growth of WARE’s stock boiler sales, a new online parts store at boilerwarehouse.com, and the Valve Shop.
Everyone loves a good story. There are tons of stories about the history of steam and how we use it in our everyday lives. Steam Culture, a weekly video segment that showcases the lighter side of steam, is the latest production on WARE's You Tube channel.
Ant Man hit theaters July 17th with Paul Rudd playing hero Scott Lang. Ant Man is a character from the Marvel Universe who can shrink to the size of… you guessed it - an ant. Along with his ability to shrink, he has super human strength. He truly is the tiniest protector of the Marvel Universe. The tiny protector in the “Boiler Universe” is called resin.
On this edition of Steam Culture, we catch Brent baking in the sun by the pool! Here at WARE, we are starting a new segment during our Steam Culture episodes called "What's the one thing I need to know about?" Each week Brent will introduce us to a new fact about steam in his own wacky way.
It's important to prepare for the unexpected. Constructing and adhering to a boiler rental contingency plan is a great place to start. On the latest episode of the Boiling Point, Steve Taylor, director of the rental division at WARE, breaks down the importance of having a disaster plan in place to save time and money.
On today's edition of Steam Culture, Brent gives us a history lesson in steam. He discusses Birdsill Holly, Jr., an entrepreneur and inventor who ultimately invented the fire hydrant. Birdsill was involved in a number of different ventures prior to the invention of the Holly Fire Protection System.
Today Brent takes a look into Con Edison, which is one of the largest investor-owned energy companies in the United States, servicing Manhattan. He also discusses the steam explosion in Midtown Manhattan in 2007.
The explosion sent up a geyser of hot steam about 40 feet in the air. The failure of an 83-year-old, 24-inch underground steam pipe near Grand Central Terminal is to blame for the explosion during the evening rush hour.