boiler circulation

boiler circulation

[′bȯil·ər sər·kyə′lā·shən]
(mechanical engineering)
Circulation of water and steam in a boiler, which is required to prevent overheating of the heat-absorbing surfaces; may be provided naturally by gravitational forces, mechanically by pumps, or by a combination of both methods.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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(MPPC), a subsidiary of The AES Corporation, plant's boiler circulation pumps (BCPs) had been poorly maintained since their installation in 1996 because of a lack of expenditure on planned maintenance.
HAYWARD TYLER, a company who manufactures pumps and motors for the power generation and oil and gas industries, has been awarded a contract to supply a further nine Boiler Circulation Pumps (BCPs) into the Shoaiba Power Plant in Saudi Arabia.