Tag Archives: process steam

Process Steam, Quality versus Price!

In recent weeks we have worked with a small minority of our customer base who install process steam systems who have come back to us and said we can buy these products cheaper at other suppliers. Now without mentioning the names of these other manufacturers and their distributors the truth is you can always buy […]

TLV Pressure Reducing Valves Efficient Reliability Assured

Here at Besseges (Valves, Tubes & Fittings) Ltd we have supplied TLV pressure reducing valves for the past 16 years and in our experience this range of products offer the absolute assurance of efficient reliability compared to any other product we have come across in our time as a distributor of process steam products. In […]

Water Hammer in Steam Pipes

One of the biggest causes of damage to process steam systems is water hammer in steam pipes, this age old problem can have many causes but the effects are always the same and occasionally catastrophic. Water hammer in steam pipes can cause just the occasional banging noises as water better known as condense in steam […]

Steam Isolation Valves what are my options?

When looking for steam isolation valves there are many options and continuing our Blogs on process steam is always a boon for myself as the author. As one of the North of England’s leading distributors of process steam ancillaries we believe we will always be able to offer the right valve quality at the right […]

TLV Steam Trap from Besseges (VTF) Ltd

Since 1999 Besseges (Valves, Tubes & Fittings) Ltd has been a TLV Steam Trap and ancillary products distributor. We have a fully trained sales team with an excellent knowledge of steam traps and process steam valve requirements. In truth we tend to aid small to medium process steam users with all their system needs which […]

Tube to BS EN 10255:2004 (BS1387:1985)

Tube to BS EN 10255:2004 (BS1387:1985) is an extremely versatile product with applications across many industries. For the fire sprinkler industry it is specified for all industrial jobs and is where virtually all sizes available are used from 15mm (1/2”) to 150mm (6”) nominal bore usually in red medium and available with threaded or plain […]

The Hidden Cost of Leaking Steam Traps

Is your Steam System running the way you would want it to or are your Steam Traps failing to due to age or poor trap choice. These are the kind of questions that all businesses should be asking in the current climate. The problem with leaking Steam Traps is you can’t see the leaks, there […]

Water Hammer Prevention in Process Steam Systems

Water hammer in steam lines is the most common cause of damage in steam systems and is preventable in all cases. Water hammer usually occurs in steam pipework that is poorly designed or installed, although in some cases it can be a direct result of steam trap failure within any steam system. In other instances […]

Steam Traps are they correctly sized?

The key to efficient heat transfer is the certainty that your steam traps are correctly sized and that they still function; there are many types and manufacture of steam traps available and they all claim that their specific trap type will do the best job on your plant. All we can offer you at Besseges […]