How do those Boiler Tubes stand up to the high pressure of steam?
Today, Ritchie and Steve discuss beading, rolling and welding a boiler tube. Steve Taylor, a long-time veteran of 35 years in the boiler industry, walks us through several of the processes involved in rolling a boiler tube.
Steven and Ritchie give us a brief overview of the process of rolling a boiler tube. Later, Jimmy joins us and demonstrates how each of the rolls look and the different processes to roll a boiler tube, including the various techniques. We also look at the Flair Roll, Straight Roll, and the Collins Roll.
Watch the video for the full demonstration.
Questions answered in this video:
What seals the tube?
What purpose does the beading serve on the tube sheet?
What is a hot pass?
What would happen to the tube sheet without beading?
What is a straight roll?
What happens if you roll a tube too much?
Why is it common for new boilers to leak?
What is the air hammer?
What purpose does the air hammer serve?
Roll a boiler tube
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