Contributors in Boilers

Boilers

boiler

Industrial machinery; Boilers

A boiler is a closed vessel in which water or other fluid is heated. The heated or vaporized fluid exits the boiler for use in various processes or heating applications. The pressure vessel in a ...

pot boiler

Industrial machinery; Boilers

A primitive "kettle" where a fire heats a partially-filled water container from below. 18th century Haycock boilers generally produced and stored large volumes of very low-pressure steam, often ...

fire-tube boiler

Industrial machinery; Boilers

Water partially fills a boiler barrel with a small volume left above to accommodate the steam (steam space). This is the type of boiler used in nearly all steam locomotives. The heat source is inside ...

water-tube boiler

Industrial machinery; Boilers

In this type,the water tubes are arranged inside a furnace in a number of possible configurations: often the water tubes connect large drums, the lower ones containing water and the upper ones, steam ...

sectional boiler

Industrial machinery; Boilers

In a cast iron sectional boiler, sometimes called a "pork chop boiler" the water is contained inside cast iron sections. These sections are assembled on site to create the finished boiler.

bottom blowdown valves

Industrial machinery; Boilers

They provide a means for removing solid particulates that condense and lie on the bottom of a boiler. As the name implies, this valve is usually located directly on the bottom of the boiler, and is ...

continuous blowdown valve

Industrial machinery; Boilers

This allows a small quantity of water to escape continuously. Its purpose is to prevent the water in the boiler becoming saturated with dissolved salts. Saturation would lead to foaming and cause ...

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