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Inside the Boiler Room

Nov 2, 2019

Jim Kolbus from Clark-Reliance joins ABMA for Episode #14 of Inside the Boiler Room.  This is Jim’s second time on Inside the Boiler Room. He was also featured in Episode #3 focusing on boiler installation.

In this episode, Jim brings his expertise to the topic of boiler drum level instrumentation.  Jim regularly presents on this topic and is the lead author of their guidebook on Drum Level Instrumentation Guideline that is updated regularly based on changes in the ASME code. 

This episode discusses the importance of drum level instrumentation and the various types of direct reading glass gages and indirect remote level indicators.

In addition, we delve into the importance of proper installation and outside influences that can effect operations including proper piping and value selection concluding with a discussion of ASME codes as it relates to drum level instrumentation along with common code violations Clark-Reliance sees in the field and the corrective measures to address them.

To learn more about Clark-Reliance, visit their website at,  follow them on Twitter @ClarkReliance and check out their YouTube page – search Clark Reliance.

For a copy of Boiler Inspection Guidelines for Drum Level Instrumentation, visit

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