boiler feedwater


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boiler feedwater

[′bȯil·ər ′fēd‚wȯd·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
Water supplied to a steam-generating unit.
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Steam system operators can now enjoy total protection against conductive and nonconductive contamination entering make-up water and condensate returns to the boiler feedwater system.
Minnesota-based public utility Xcel Energy has awarded a contract worth US$2 million for a boiler feedwater treatment system to OriginClear Incs Progressive Water Treatment Inc (PWT).
SPIRAX SARCO has launched a pressurised deaerator system that Is said to reduce the dissolved oxygen content of boiler feedwater to virtually nil without chemical treatment.
By capturing the waste heat inherent in flue gases and transferring it to the boiler feedwater, the feedwater temperature increases from approximately 85[degrees] to 120[degrees].
The oversight involves the boiler feedwater preheater.
TIP 0416-05 Response to contamination of high purity boiler feedwater
GlassPoint steam generators directly raise steam using standard oilfield boiler feedwater, eliminating "reboilers" and expensive deionizing units required by older solar system designs.
Bids are Invited for Boiler Feedwater System Replacement
Each stream then flows through its own dedicated plate heat exchanger, which transfers the energy in the flash steam and condensate to the boiler feedwater.
CGP has installed six swirl meters to measure the steam mass usage around the site, two magmeters to measure the quantities of boiler feedwater and two SM3000 videographic recorders to log the data collected from the flowmeters.
Wastewater is usually warm and returning warm water to the process not only saves water, it reduces the overall energy input required to reach a desired operating temperature (whether in the boiler feedwater makeup system, the paper mill, or the pulp mill).
The water supply at BFGoodrich's Woodburn facility comes from a well that produces very hard water, resulting in the need to chemically treat the water that is used for boiler feedwater in the steam systems.