boiler tube

boiler tube

[′bȯil·ər ‚tüb]
(mechanical engineering)
One of the tubes in a boiler that carry water (water-tube boiler) to be heated by the high-temperature gaseous products of combustion or that carry combustion products (fire-tube boiler) to heat the boiler water that surrounds them.
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Meanwhile supply of 350 MW from Pakgen power plant has been suspended to the national grid station due to boiler tube leakage
Additionally, each insert is designed to fit a specific boiler tube size.
Although these services are typically performed by water treatment contractors, a continuous program of monitoring and awareness of contractors' results will prevent boiler tube leaks and preserve the life of the equipment.
The newly published and revised directory, according to IndustrialCOOP, commonly referred to as 'The Coop,' includes offering from glass fabricating, blowing and manufacturing companies specializing in a array of textured, automotive, borosilicate, safety, tempered, laminated, etched, float, custom fabricated industrial glass, anti-reflection, optical, stained, crystal, molded, machined, metallized, decorative, architectural, insulated, coated, tinted, frosted, & colored, blocked, gage, carved & curved, convex, precision, electronic, boiler tube, bent, anti-glare, sandblasted, drilled, beveled, as well as other types of custom and standard glass.
Last night it warned of the potential loss of another 2 TWh because of fresh delays, which came after inspections indicated a higher-than-expected level of boiler tube cracking.
Last night it warned of the potential loss of another two TWh because of the latest delays, which came after inspections at a unit of Hunterston B indicated a higher- than-expected level of boiler tube cracking.
Featuring the Millhog[R] brand, this catalog includes a full line of welding end prep tools and abrasive saws for cutting and machining pipe, boiler tube panels, and large tanks and vessels.
Water jets are primarily used as cutting and cleaning tools and their wide range of uses includes boiler tube cleaning, concrete cutting, oil removal and drain cleaning.
The revised publication, according to IndustrialMRO officials grew by 35% last year with the addition of over 70 glass manufacturers, commercial, safety and industrial glass fabricators offering complete replacement, repair and custom fabricating services for industrial facilities, commercial buildings, educational & correctional institutions, retail storefronts, boiler tube, automotive, residential and other markets.
Preventive maintenance to eliminate soot buildup also reduces the presence of acids and scaling that cause boiler tube corrosion and leaks which are expensive to repair.
4 terrawatt hours (TWh) in the past four months, which British Energy put down to human performance issues at one plant, and boiler tube leaks and reactivity constraints affecting a number of sites.