Combating Boiler Corrosion

When dealing with any kind of product that has metallic elements, corrosion at some point is a guarantee. This is particularly true when items have components that are made from iron or steel. Corrosion is created as parts are exposed to water and oxygen and can result in disintegrating pieces and malfunctioning equipment. It can….

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Recognizing Valve Leakage

The sight of a leaking valve can cause a lot of stress. Many people might think that valve leakage is a sign of an imminent failure, but that isn’t always the case. While a leaking valve can create a major issue—wasting both water and money—if caught early enough, it can be stopped before it turns….

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The History of Steam Power in America

Few innovations have had as significant of an impact on our culture like the establishment of steam power. Developed slowly over several hundreds of years, it has grown from large and expensive devices into smaller and more practical pieces of equipment that help shaped the United States. To truly appreciate how life was changed by….

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What FEMP Means for Your Business

What FEMP Means for Your Business If your business relies on boiler systems, then reducing energy, cutting costs, and increasing operational efficiency are basic business principles that are critical to business success. That’s what makes the trend towards more efficient boilers a smart choice for boiler operators. While businesses have been taking the necessary steps….

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Modifying Steam Boilers for Large Healthcare Facilities

Hospitals and healthcare buildings traditionally have one of the highest energy demands for both heat and mechanical power. Heat is required for domestic hot water, space heating needs, and steam production, while mechanical power in the form of electrical energy is used for lighting purposes as well as medical and technological equipment. Most large healthcare….

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The Evolution of Industrial Gas and Boiler Burner Systems

Boiler burners are the central functional element of effective combustion system design, which includes air-fuel distribution, fuel preparation, combustion control, and furnace design. The evolution of industrial gas and boiler burners has seen numerous changes over the last 50 years, leading to more efficient and sustainable boiler systems. Through new boiler technology, significant progress has….

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Estimating the Savings of Burner Upgrades

A large number of industrial and commercial boilers used today have been in operation for more than 20 years. If your boiler package has been in place for 20 years, it’s most likely operating at 60-70% efficiency, using large amounts of fuel as well as costing you a lot of money to keep it running….

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Everything You Need to Know About Temporary Boilers

Boilers are considered the most effective source of large scale heating in residential, commercial, and industrial structures. While many businesses rely on boilers for their heating needs, most of them don’t think about potential shutdowns and emergencies. Whether you have the best high efficiency gas boiler or a fuel steam boiler, it’s best to be….

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How to Find the Most Efficient Boiler for Your Needs

A third of an industrial facility’s energy bill can be directly attributed to its boiler room operations. Whether you’re using a temporary hot water heater system or a dedicated industrial boiler, any system inefficiencies can lead to higher energy costs. To achieve maximum efficiency, increase energy savings, and reduce emissions and operational costs in boiler….

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How to Replace Your Boiler Refractory Materials

Refractories are a vital component in boilers and furnaces, as they serve as a protective lining against the destructive processes of heat, abrasion, and corrosion inside your boiler’s combustion chamber. Installing the right boiler refractory materials in industrial and commercial boilers plays a critical role in the efficient and safe operation of your system. Read….

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