Ball Float Steam Traps

FTS14
  • Extremely versatile traps.
  • Work efficiently on both light and heavy condensate loads.
  • Compact in size.
  • Discharge capacity is high and continuous, ensuring maximum heat transfer.
  • Ball float steam traps are the best choice for draining plant with automatic temperature control.
  • An integral air vent is fitted as standard and a steam lock release is an option.
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Range Table

Model FT14 FT43 FT12 FT53
Body Design Rating PN16 PN16 PN16 PN16
Sizes DN15 DN150 Only  
DN20 DN150 Only  
DN25 DN150 Only  
DN32   DN150 Only  
DN40 DN150 Only
DN50 DN150 Only
DN80   DN150 Only  
DN100   DN150 Only  
Connections Screwed      
Flanged
Socket Weld        
Universal or vertical / horizontal flow UVH H H VH
ENP with Strainer      
C version with SLR  
Drain Cock Tapping  
Technical Literature Literature for these products is available below

Note: SLR (Steam Lock Release) is not available on FT43 and FT44 DN80 / DN100 and all vertical versions of FT43, FT44 and FT47.
32 bar versions of all float traps are only provided with a thermostatic air vent.

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Sales Brochures

Our brochures typically contain the concept, customer benefits and key features of the product.

Title Reference Number Issue File Size
PDF FTGS14 Ball float steam trap SB-P145-17 2 2.64 MB
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Technical Information

Use our technical information sheets for a full technical specification of the product. They typically include:

  • Pressure/temperature limits
  • Materials
  • Sizes & connections
  • Dimensions & weights
  • Capacity charts
  • Ordering information
Title Reference Number Issue File Size
PDF Capacity Charts for FT14, FT14HC, FTGS14 and FTGS14HC Ball Float Steam Traps TI-S02-28 4 107 KB
PDF Capacity Charts for FT44, FT46 and FT47 Ball Float Steam Traps TI-S02-36 3 95 KB
PDF Capacity Charts for the FT14, FT14HC, FTGS14 and FTGS14HC Ball Float Steam Traps at Low Differential Pressure TI-S02-46 3 91 KB
PDF FT12 Cast Iron Float / Orifice Trap for High Capacity Applications TI-P084-01 7 46 KB
PDF FT14 and FT14HC SG Iron Ball Float Steam Traps (1"HC, 1 1/4", 1 1/2" and 2") TI-S02-27 8 218 KB
PDF FT14 Ball Float Steam Trap (Flanged) TI-S02-26 8 241 KB
PDF FT14 Ball Float Steam Trap (Screwed) TI-S02-03 10 243 KB
PDF FT43 Cast Iron Ball Float Steam Trap DN25 to DN50 TI-S02-21 8 262 KB
PDF FT43 Cast Iron Ball Float Steam Traps DN80 to DN100 TI-S02-22 8 247 KB
PDF FT44 Carbon Steel Ball Float Steam Traps (DN15 to DN50) TI-S02-14 11 662 KB
PDF FT44 Cast Carbon Steel Ball Float Steam Traps DN80 to DN100 TI-S02-23 12 181 KB
PDF FT46 Stainless Steel Ball Float Steam Traps (DN15 to DN50) TI-P143-01 10 231 KB
PDF FT47 SG Iron Ball Float Steam Traps (DN15 to DN50) TI-P142-01 8 290 KB
PDF FT53 Cast Iron Ball Float Steam Trap with Flanged Connections TI-P603-07 4 340 KB
PDF FT53 Cast Iron Ball Float Steam Trap with Flanged Connections - DIN (Spares) TI-P603-08 1 348 KB
PDF FT54 Carbon Steel Ball Float Steam Trap with Flanged Connections TI-P603-01 4 446 KB
PDF FT54 Carbon Steel Ball Float Steam Trap with Flanged Connections - DIN (Spares) TI-P603-04 2 434 KB
PDF FT57 SG Iron Ball Float Steam Trap with Flanged Connections TI-P603-02 4 417 KB
PDF FT57 SG Iron Ball Float Steam Trap with Flanged Connections - DIN (Spares) TI-P603-05 2 415 KB
PDF FTC32 Carbon Steel Ball Float Steam Trap (DN15 and DN20) TI-P602-01 4 660 KB
PDF FTC80 Cast Steel 11/2" and 2" Ball Float Steam Trap with ASTM Body TI-P179-02 4 441 KB
PDF FTC80 Cast Steel DN40 and DN50 Ball Float Steam Trap with EN Body TI-P179-03 3 826 KB
PDF FTGS14 Ball Float Steam Trap (Flanged) TI-P145-18 2 733 KB
PDF FTGS14 Ball Float Steam Trap (Screwed) TI-P145-11 5 349 KB
PDF FTGS14HC Ball Float Steam Trap (1" Screwed) TI-P145-19 1 387 KB
PDF FTS14 Austenitic Stainless Steel Ball Float Steam Trap TI-P145-01 4 624 KB
PDF FTS23 Stainless Steel Body and Cover FTC23 Carbon Steel Body with Stainless Steel Cover Ball Float Steam Traps TI-P605-01 1 346 KB
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Installation & Maintenance Instructions

Clear & accurate guidelines on installation & maintenance. They typically include:

  • General safety information
  • General product information
  • Installation
  • Commissioning
  • Operation
  • Maintenance
  • Spare parts
Title Reference Number Issue File Size
PDF FT Mechanism Assembly 40 mm IM-S02-17 1 31 KB
PDF FT Mechanism Assembly 50 mm IM-S02-16 1 58 KB
PDF FT, IFT and UFT Ball Float Steam Traps Supplementary Safety Information IM-S02-55 5 32 KB
PDF FT12 Cast Iron Float / Orifice Trap IM-P084-02 5 87 KB
PDF FT14 and FT14HC Ball Float Steam Traps (1"HC, 1 1/4", 1 1/2" and 2") IM-S02-54 3 388 KB
PDF FT14 Ball Float Steam Trap 1/2" (DN15) to 1" (DN25) IM-S02-13 12 353 KB
PDF FT14, IFT14, FTGS14 and IFTGS14 Main Valve Assembly and Air Vent Maintenance Kit IM-S02-58 1 156 KB
PDF FT16 Ball Float Steam Trap IM-P143-04 1 86 KB
PDF FT43, FT44, FT46 and FT47 Ball Float Steam Traps IM-S02-30 7 991 KB
PDF FTC32 Ball Float Steam Trap ½" and ¾" (DN15 and DN20) IM-P602-12 5 368 KB
PDF FTC80 Cast Steel Ball Float Steam Trap IM-P179-06 3 0.99 MB
PDF FTGS14 Ball Float Steam Trap DN15 (1/2") to DN25 (1") IM-P145-12 5 339 KB
PDF FTGS14HC Ball Float Steam Trap (1" Screwed) IM-P145-20 1 384 KB
PDF FTS14 Austenitic Stainless Steel Ball Float Steam Trap 1/2" (DN15) to 1" (DN25) IM-P145-02 2 664 KB
PDF FTS23 Stainless Steel Body and Cover FTC23 Carbon Steel Body with Stainless Steel Cover Ball Float Steam Traps IM-P605-02 1 548 KB
PDF UFT14 and UFT32 Sealed Stainless Steel Ball Float Steam Traps for use with Pipeline Connectors IM-P146-01 3 822 KB
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Steam Engineering Tutorials

Tutorials explaining the principles of steam and heat transfer, specific to this product section.

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Calculators

The appropriate calculator to help designers and engineers select and size the products they need.

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CAD Drawings

CAD drawings enabling you to see exactly how the product is constructed. You can also drop these into your own schematics.

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