Category: Boilers

Horizontal Return Tubular Boiler

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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 the HRT boiler is relatively low and installing it is not too difficult. The boiler …

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Bent Tube Boilers

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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 is referred to as the WATER DRUM, and the lowest, the MUD DRUM. Tube banks …

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Vertical-Tube Boiler

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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 pass, traveling straight up through the tubes and out the stack. The vertical fire-tube boiler …

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Scotch Marine Boiler

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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 equipment. These features are a big advantage because no disassembly is required when you must …

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Straight Tube Boilers

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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 rolled. Feedwater enters and passes down through the downcomers (pipes) into the rear sectional headers …

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