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Cast Steel Float & Thermostatic Steam Trap

FT450
Model ➪ FT 450 (Replaces FT 32) 2 3 9 1
The trap contains a
Steam Traps

float valve mechanism


which modulates to PMO 465 psig (see below)
discharge condensate
Sizes 3/4" to 2"
continuously at steam
temperature, while Connections NPT
non-condensible Carbon Steel Body
gases are released by Construction Stainless Steel Internals
Thermostatic

a separate internal 11
Float &

balanced pressure Options ANSI 150, 300 or 600 RF flanged 7


SW Connections to ANSI B16.11 4
thermostatic air vent. 13
Bimetal Air Vent on 4.5, 10, 14, and 21
Drain plug tapped 1/2" NPT
models for superheat operation. 3/4" & 1"
65 12 8
Construction Materials
No. Part Material 2 9 3 1
1 Body Cast Steel ASTM A216 WCB 1-1/2" & 2"
2 Cover Bolts Alloy Steel ASTM A 193 B7
Cover Nuts 3/4" & 1" 7/16 - 14 UNC-2A ASTM A 194 2H
1-1/2" & 2" 5/8-11UNC-2A
3 Cover Gasket Exfoliated Graphite
4 Cover Cast Steel ASTM A216 WCB
5 Valve Seat (3/4" & 1") Stainless Steel ASTM A276 Type 420
7
Main Valve Assembly Stainless Steel AISI 431 6
w/ erosion deflector (1-1/2" & 2") 13
6 Valve Seat Gasket Stainless Steel ASTM A240 Type 301 4
(3/4" & 1")
Main Valve Assy Stainless Steel Reinforced Exfoliated Graphite
Gasket 1-1/2" & 2"
5 8
7 Pivot Frame Assy Stainless Steel AISI 18-8
Set Screws ( 3/4" & 1") 10-24 Fillister Head ANSI B 18.6.3 Capacities: See TIS 2.308
Main Valve Assembly Stainless Steel
Cap Screws (1-1/2") 1/4-20 ASTM 276 Type 304 Limiting Operating Conditions*
Studs & Nuts (2") 5/16-18 ASTM 276 Type 431 & 304 Max. Operating Pressure FT450-4.5: 65 psig (4.5 barg)
8 Ball Float & Lever Stainless Steel ASTM A240 Type 304 (PMO) FT450-10: 145 psig (10 barg)
9 Air Vent Assembly Standard Stainless Steel FT450-14: 200 psig (14 barg)
9A Optional Bimetal Corrosion resistant Bimetal FT450-21: 300 psig (21 barg)
and Stainless Steel RAU Type RR FT450-32: 465 psig (32 barg)
10 Air Vent Seat Gasket Stainless Steel ASTM A240 Type 301 Max. Operating Temperature Bimetal optional air vent
11 Support Frame Stainless Steel ASTM A240 Type 304 650°F (343°C) at 450 psig 750°F (400°C) at opening
12 Pivot Frame Stainless Steel ASTM A240 Type 304 (31 barg) pressures below 505 psig
13 Erosion Deflector Stainless Steel ASTM A582 Type 303
Pressure Shell Design Conditions*
Thermostatic Air Vent

Pressure (psig)
0 145 290 435 464 580 725 PMA 535 psig/650°F 37 barg/342°C
Operating Range

752 Max. allowable pressure 505 psig/750˚F 35 barg/400˚C


400
Temperature °C

Temperature °F

300 572
TMA 750˚F/0-505 psig 400˚C/0-34 barg
200 392 Max. allowable temperature
* The limiting operating and design conditions for ANSI 150 flanged units
100 Steam saturation curve 212
will be limited by the Flange Rating.
0 32
0 10 20 30 32 40 50 Typical Applications
Pressure bar g
All process equipment, particularly when controlled by modulating
The product must not be used in this region.
temperature control valves; unit heaters, air heating coils, heat
The product must not be used in this region
as damage to internals may occur. exchangers and steam main drip stations.
Local regulation may restrict the use of this product below the conditions quoted. Limiting conditions refer to standard connections only.
In the interests of development and improvement of the product, we reserve the right to change the specification. TI-2-304-US 03.06
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Cast Steel Float & Thermostatic Steam Trap
FT450
D Sample Specification
G

B Steam traps shall be of the mechanical ball float


B
type having steel bodies, horizontal line connec-
tions, and stainless steel valve heads, seats and
ball floats. Incorporated into the trap body shall be
D
a stainless steel balanced pressure thermostatic
C air vent capable of withstanding 45˚F(25˚C) of
A superheat and resisting waterhammer without sus-
A1 F E H taining damage. The FT450-32 shall have a bimet-

Steam Traps
withdrawal
al air vent. Internals of the trap shall be complete-
Dimensions ly servicable without disturbing the piping.
(nominal) in inches and millimeters
Size-DN A A1 B C D E F G H NPT/SW Flg

3/4" 6.1 10.1 3.0 3.1 6.4 4.7 7.4 4.0 — 18.0 lb 23.8 lb
20 155 255 76 79 163 120 189 102 8.2 kg 10.8 kg

Thermostatic
Float &
1" 6.5 10.4 5.0 3.8 8.2 6.3 9.2 5.8 — 28.0 lb 33 lb
25 165 264 127 97 208 160 234 147 12.7 kg 15 kg

1-1/2" 9.8 14.0 5.6 3.6 9.8 7.7 11.1 6.4 4.7 55.1 lb 64.0 lb
40 250 356 142 92 250 195 282 163 119 25.0 kg 29.0 kg Installation
2" 11.8 16.0* 6.0 4.0 10.0 7.7 11.6 6.5 6.0 68.0 lb 82.0 lb A pipeline strainer should be installed ahead of
50 300 406* 152 102 255 195 295 165 152 31.0 kg 37.3 kg
any steam trap. Full port isolating valves should
*ANSI 600 16.5" 419 mm be placed to permit servicing. The trap should be
installed below the drainage point of the equip-
Maintenance ment with a collecting leg before the trap, in a
This product can be maintained without disturbing the piping connections. Complete isola- position so that the float arm is in a horizontal
tion from both supply and return line is required before any servicing is performed. plane and the float rises and falls vertically, with
The trap should be disassembled periodically for inspection and cleaning of the valve head the flow direction as indicated on the body. Refer
and seat, operating mechanism and air vent. to IMI 2.300 for complete instructions.
Worn or damaged parts should be replaced using a complete valve mechanism assembly
and/or air vent assembly.
Complete installation and maintenance instructions are given in IMI 2.300, which accompa-
nies the product.

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N em spe Air Ve
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Spare Parts
M K tion
H al
L H Valve Mechanism Kit
U w/ Float ( 3/4" & 1") A,B,C,D,E,F,G

Valve Mech. Kit (1-1/2"& 2") A,B,D,P

P - 2" Inlet Baffle Air Vent Kit


P
1-1/2" (PMO up to 21 bar) H,J,L,M,N
Inlet Baffle
Air Vent Kit
(PMO 32 bar) H,K

Gasket Kit
T
B G AEF D C (3 of each) B,K,T
© Spirax Sarco, Inc. 2006

3/4" & 1" Main Valve Assembly Ball Float (1-1/2"& 2") C
B A D C
The erosion deflector is pressed into the body during man-
1-1/2" & 2" ufacture and not available as a spare.
Main Valve
Assembly

TI-2-304-US 03.06

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Float & Thermostatic Steam Trap Capacities
FT46, FT450
Steam Traps

Capacities in lb/h hot condensate


Differential Pressure bar (x 100 = kPa)

0.1 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.6 0.8 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 20 30


40000
80000
30000
Thermostatic

4.5

Condensate kg/h
60000
Float &

FT46 Capacities MO
2” P 20000
4.5, 10, 14, 21 only 40000
10
MO
2” P 32
FT450 Capacities 21-
O 14- 10000
1-1/2" & 2" 20000
m* 2” P
M
8000
/5m .5
4.5, 10, 32 bar only 22” O4
.1 1 /2”
PM 6000
1 32
1 0 21-
O1 14-
PM PM
O
FT450 10000
11 /2” 2” 4000
11 /
3/4" & 1" 8000 m*
.5m 3000
All Capacities 6000 0 7”/20
.8 m*
.5m
9 ” /17 2000
.68 4.5 0
4000 m* MO O1
.7m 1” P PM 21
” /16 1” MO
3000 .65
7
* O1
4 1” P
mm PM
9 1 ”/15 1” 32
1000
2000 .5 m* MO
.5m 1” P 800
1 ”/13
.53 600
mm 500
6”/7 0
1000 .27 O1
m .5 3 /4”
PM 400
800 .2m O4 O1
4
5”/5 3 /4”
PM PM
.20 3 /4” 300
600 m
7m 1
5 ”/4. O2
.18
3 /4”
PM
200
400 mm
7”/4
.15 2
300 O3
m 3 /4”
PM
.2m
6”/3 100
200 .12 m
.7m 80
6”/2
.10
60
50
100
mm 40
80 9”/2
.07
Condensate lb/h

30
m
60 .6m
3”/1
.06 20
40

30
10

2 3 4 5 6 8 10 20 30 40 50 60 80 100 145 200 400

Differential Pressure psi


* Each orifice of a double-seated mechanism

Local regulation may restrict the use of this product below the conditions quoted. Limiting conditions refer to standard connections only.
In the interests of development and improvement of the product, we reserve the right to change the specification. TI-2-308-US 10.03
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