[time-nuts] temperature sensor

Chuck Harris cfharris at erols.com
Mon Jul 21 18:00:59 EDT 2014

Steam superheats only if the pressure is raised above standard pressure,
otherwise, steam at standard pressure will be exactly 212F, or 100C.

-Chuck Harris

Brooke Clarke wrote:
> Hi:
> The temperature of steam can be anything above boiling water.
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steam
> Super heating of steam was common railroad practice.
> Boiling pure water will get rid of any trapped gases quickly.
> In fact this is the recommended thing to do to tap water before using it for freshly
> cut roses.
> Of course you need to let the water cool before putting them into it.  Removing the
> trapped oxygen makes them last longer.
> Have Fun,
> Brooke Clarke

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