On this Boiling Point, Ritchie and Daniel Ware discuss what is involved in an annual open and close steam boiler inspection.
Here are some of the questions Daniel will be addressing during this video:
1. How often should high and low pressure systems be inspected?
2. What should you look for on the fire and water side during a boiler inspection?
3. What should you be looking for in the refractory during inspection?
4. How often should your system have a blow down?
5. What should you have prepared prior to inspection?
6. What do you do to your system after inspection?
7. How much fuel inefficiency and reduction in heat transfer is caused by soot build up and scale deposits?
Ritchie and Daniel also discuss measuring inefficiencies caused by soot build up and scale. They also discuss post inspection procedures including test fires, gasket installation, safety checks and O2 levels. You can conveniently find boiler gasket kits online at www.boilerwarehouse.com.
Key Terms discussed in this video:
Open and close boiler inspection
Boiler blow down
Boiler refractory repair
Fire tube boiler
Water tube boiler
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