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Straight Tube Boilers

The STRAIGHT-TUBE class of water-tube boilers includes three types: 1. Sectional-header cross drum 2. Box-header cross drum 3. Box-header longitudinal drum In the SECTIONAL-HEADER CROSS DRUM boiler with vertical headers, the headers are steel boxes into which the tubes are … Continue reading

17. May 2019 by admin
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Horizontal Return Tubular Boiler

A STATIONARY BOILER can be defined as one having a permanent foundation and not easily moved or relocated. A popular type of stationary fire-tube boiler is the HORIZONTAL RETURN TUBULAR (HRT) boiler shown in figure 1-4. The initial cost of … Continue reading

16. May 2019 by admin
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Scotch Marine Boiler

Figure 1-1 is a portable Scotch marine tire-tube boiler. The portable unit can be moved easily and requires only a minimal amount of foundation work. As a complete self-contained unit. its design includes automatic controls. a steel boiler. and burner … Continue reading

15. May 2019 by admin
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Bent Tube Boilers

Bent tube boilers usually have three drums. The drums are usually of the same diameter and positioned at different levels with each other. The uppermost or highest positioned drum is referred to as the STEAM DRUM, while the middle drum … Continue reading

12. May 2019 by admin
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Vertical-Tube Boiler

In some fire-tube boilers, the tubes run vertically, as opposed to the horizontal arrangement in the Scotch boiler. The VERTICAL-TUBE boiler sits in an upright position, as shown in figure 1-3. Therefore, the products of combustion (gases) make a single … Continue reading

11. May 2019 by admin
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