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# What is thermal expansion feed water regulator operated by?

Updated: 9/22/2023

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They work when steam and water occupy a tube that is on a slight incline. As water level drops the steam space inside the tube expands. The expanding tube is connected to a linkage which will open the water valve as more steam occupies the tube than water.

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