boiler economizer

boiler economizer

[′bȯil·ər i′kän·ə‚miz·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
A component of a steam-generating unit that transfers heat from the products of combustion after they have passed through the steam-generating and superheating sections to the feedwater, which it receives from the boiler feed pump and delivers to the steam-generating section of the boiler.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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To ascertain the causes of such corrosion, ash deposits on CFB boiler economizer (ECO) and APH tubes were studied and certain conclusions were made as to the likely corrosion causes.
GTI has licensed the TMC/AHRS technology for certain fields of use to Cannon Boiler Works, a supplier of boiler economizers (www.cannonboilerworks.com).