boiler efficiency

boiler efficiency

[′bȯil·ər i′fish·ən·sē]
(mechanical engineering)
The ratio of heat absorbed in steam to the heat supplied in fuel, usually measured in percent.
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Utility and industrial boiler systems are under high scrutiny for steam quality, as it plays a radical role in boiler efficiency, performance, production reliability, and longevity of machinery.
Fulton says the patented spiral-rib heat exchanger design not only allows it to improve boiler efficiency but, with virtually zero thermal stress and a thick-walled construction featuring vertical tubeless design architecture, the VSRT is one of the most durable steam boilers available.
New configurations of a heat recovery absorption heat pump integrated with a natural gas boiler for boiler efficiency improvement.
- Addition of combustion tuning functionality taking into account economic aspects such as boiler efficiency and auxiliary power, optimizes several process values
Based on the calculated energy need for heating in the facility and a new boiler efficiency of 87%, which is widely available in the market, new boiler power would be 600 kW.
Figure 6 shows effects of [SR.sub.2] on boiler efficiency, thermal efficiency, and net efficiency.
This reduces flow rates by about 60%, making HW pumps and piping smaller, and it improves condensing boiler efficiency by about 5% due to lower HW return temperatures.
To the Editor: I would like to offer a technical clarification to the "Coal's Last Chance" article (October 20U) in regards to supercritical boiler efficiency and terminology.
That is, an increment of the boiler efficiency when compared with conventional boilers will be about 15%.
* Reducing fuel demand through improved boiler efficiency and thermal-energy recovery