What is Water Hammer - Boiling Point

Today on the Boiling Point, Jude Wolf talks about a steam event called water hammer. It creates a unmistakable sound in the steam line when it happens and also can be potentially dangerous. When you rapidly heat up cold water that has been left in the lines, it can cause a violent force that can potentially damage your steam leg. Watch as Jude explains the process of water hammer and things that you can do to help prevent it.

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