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10/2/2011 · The correct sequencing and timing of each soot blower is usually accomplished by automatic control, but on small boiler units this may be done manually. The amount of steam used as a percentage of the total steam generated may vary from less than 0.5% for automatically operated soot blowers to 1.5% or more on manually controlled equipment.
The flow of steam is typically much faster in steam distribution piping than in equipment and can reach speeds of over 30 m/s (100 ft/s). At these speeds, when the cross-sectional area of a pipe section is completely filled by water, slugs of condensate can be carried through the piping at high velocity causing water hammer, which can cause personal injury as well as damage piping, valves, and
Steam Production When heat is added to water, its temperature rises at a rate of 0.56 C (1 F) for each heat input of 2.095 kJ/kg (1 Btu/lb) If we take water at 0 C (32 F) and we add 419 kJ/kg (180 Btu/lb) then we will increase the temperature of the water by 100 C
It may be caused by damaged steam-separating equipment, operation above the boiler rating, sudden fluctuations in steam demand, or carrying too high of a water level in the steam- release area. Steam contamination may also occur from leakage of water through improperly designed or installed steam-separating equipment in the boiler drum.
The introduction of prime movers, or self-driven machines advanced grain mills, furnaces, boilers, and the steam engine created a new requirement for automatic control systems including temperature regulators (invented in 1624; see Cornelius Drebbel), pressure regulators (1681), float regulators (1700) and speed control devices. . Another control mechanism was used to tent the sails of wind
Boiler Water Carryover. Boiler water carryover is a contamination of steam with boiler water solids. High concentrations of soluble or insoluble solids in boiler water can help stabilize and strengthen the bubbles' surface in boiler water, giving rise to foaming. Generated steam can carry the foams into this process.
boiler.) Automatic Combustion Control This system automatically regulates the fuel and air supply to the furnace in order to maintain a preset steam pressure in the boiler. Regulation of the fuel supply is accomplished by means of the air operated fuel control
Additional measurements of boiler water pH make it possible to calculate the concentration of salt components and improve the reliability of chemical control if fast upsets of the water chemistry
When water boils, the water turns to steam and disperses into the air as gas. The salt and other minerals, however, do not evaporate as the water does. Over time, these minerals can build up as scales inside the boiler system, creating "hot spots," obstructions
Through improved control methods, including automatic boiler blowdown equipment, boiler water blowdown can be reduced to maintain the solids close to but not above the maximum level permissible. The rate of blowdown required depends on feedwater characteristics, load on the boiler…
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Pressure control was by manual adjustment of a needle valve in the condensed steam line. Boiler test specimens were low carbon steel tubes, 11/2" O.D.×10" long, closed at one end and flanged at the other. The tubes were bolted in the boiler at an angle of 30
Boiler Control System Swapan Basu, Ajay Kumar Debnath, in Power Plant Instrumentation and Control Handbook (Second Edition), 2019 10.4.2 Boiler Auxiliary Steam Control (Fig. 8.40)
This ratio depends on two factors: boiler pressure and boiler water pH. The value of the ratio increases almost logarithmically with increasing pressure and decreases with increasing pH. If the silica enters the boiler water, the usual corrective action is to increase boiler blowdown, to decrease it to acceptable levels and then to correct the condition that caused the silica contamination.
Conventional shell boilers are normally operated with the TDS in the range of 2 000 ppm for very small boilers, and up to 3 500 ppm for larger boilers, provided the: Boiler is operating near to its design pressure. Steam load conditions are not too severe. Other boiler water conditions are correctly control…
operation of a boiler used in an industry where steam energy is greatly required for other useful operations to take effect. The current project is controlled and automated fully by LG made PLC
BOILER WATER TREATMENT. A boiler is a closed vessel where water under pressure is transformed into steam by the application of heat. This process is useful for a variety of industries, from industrial and manufacturing environments to food and beverage processing. In the boiler furnace, the chemical energy in the fuel is converted into heat.
PWTB No. Kefid 2 February 1998 2 problems are preventable through proper boiler/cooling water chemistry maintenance and treatment. b. Army policy requires generic chemicals for the treatment of central boiler
signals for automatic actuation and termination of different peripherals incorporated in the overall system. applications of this project are solely the applications of a boiler i.e., production of steam and using it for numerous processes like rotating the generator