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    The life of an autoclave steam generator is highly dependent on incoming water quality and maintenance — particularly water hardness, frequency of blow-downs (draining the generator of water and flushing out deposits), and any descaling procedures performed. With proper boiler maintenanceLearn More

  • Catalog of CHP Technologies, Section 4. Technology

    Steam turbines differ from reciprocating engines, internal combustion engines, and gas turbines in that the fuel is burned in a piece of equipment, the boiler, which is separate from the power generation equipment. The energy is transferred from the boiler to the steam turbine generator by an intermediate medium, typically steam under pressure.Learn More

  • Why Steam Generators Are Better Than Steam Boilers

    Steam-Flo ® Low-Pressure Steam Generator The Sioux Steam-Flo ® steam generator is a perfect source of low-pressure steam for a variety of commercial and industrial applications. This unit can be used in place of a conventional boiler. These industrial steam generators produce from 370-3,450 lbs. (168-1,564 kg) per hour of saturated steam in minutes.Learn More

  • Boiler – Fundamentals and Best Practices

    Steam Production From steam tables we can see that the total heat of steam does not vary a great deal as the boiler pressure increase The boiling point (b.p.) increases as the pressure increases Thus the sensible heat increases as the pressure increases, and the latent heat decreases Boiler pressures are expressed in psia, psig, bar, kg/cm2 Learn More

  • Steam Piping Best Practices |

    The second bend, the lower one in the photo, would be a good spot for steam trap to drain condensate from the line. Leaking Equipment. Leaking steam coils, especially in equipment less than 30 years old, can be an indicator of improper seasonal shut-down, steam trap problems, or water hammer damage.Learn More

  • Steam Turbine - Department of Energy

    a boiler or heat recovery steam generator (HRSG). Unlike gas turbines or microturbines, steam turbines do not directly consume fuel. Rather, the fuel driving the process is the fired boiler or plant equipment that produces heat for the HRSG (e.g., a gas turbine). Table 1. Summary of Steam …Learn More

  • Boiler Efficiency and Steam Quality: The Challenge of

    When any of these recommendations are not followed, reductions in steam quality can be dramatic. Low steam quality can damage steam equipment, control valves, and heat exchangers by water hammer, erosion, and corrosion, resulting in shortened equipment service life, steam loss, low operating efficiency, and even safety problems.Learn More