boiler compound

boiler compound

[′bȯil·ər ‚kam‚pau̇nd]
(chemistry)
Any chemical used to treat boiler water to prevent corrosion, the fouling of heat-absorbing surfaces, foaming, and the contamination of steam.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

boiler compound

A chemical added to water in a boiler to prevent corrosion, foaming, or the formation of boiler scale.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Unlike previous practices for treating boiler feedwater with chemicals that entailed requirement for 3 different agents, namely, a pH adjuster, an oxygen scavenger, and a boiler compound, CETAMINE provides all these functions in a single product.