boiler fuel

boiler fuel

[′bȯil·ər ‚fyül]
(materials)
Natural gas, residual oil, and various solid fuels used to heat a boiler, usually the most economical fuel available.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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One success story is C&D Foods, a premium dry pet food manufacturer, which has saved in excess of [pounds sterling]50,000 and more than halved its CO2 emissions since converting its boiler fuel from oil to LPG from Calor.
Most soluble coffee producers use their spent coffee, which is the by-product of producing soluble coffee, as boiler fuel because of its availability and high BTU content.
There is no natural gas pipeline in Putney, Vermont, but, Soundview Vermont Holdings LLC (Soundview) began using natural gas instead of oil as boiler fuel for its recycled tissue, towel, and napkin operation in Putney.
In Japan, pyrolysis machines are used at municipal waste facilities--including the Tokunoshima Island Clean Center--and to make boiler fuel from plastic bags.
The strategic purpose of this Pusri IIB is to enhance the fertilizer production with an efficient use of natural gas though the replace of steam boiler fuel with coal produced in abundance locally.
To address this persistent problem, Radian has introduced a patented dual strainer venturi orifice steam trap that comes with a 10 year warranty (expected life of 20 to 30 years) with improved efficiency and reduced maintenance costs thereby providing reduced boiler fuel costs, improved heat transfer in process equipment, reduced CO2 emissions and at the same time eliminating need for replacing failed steam traps.
This upgraded product is known as lignocellulosic boiler fuel (LBF).
Boiler fuel efficiency can be controlled by setting the correct proportion of fuel and air feeding the burner, and depends on the unburned fuel, the inlet and outlet temperature of the gases, and the oxygen content of the exhaust (BSI, 1987).
That wood fiber also can be used in composting or as boiler fuel, the company said.
Over the course of more than a decade, a slow succession of events kept bringing a shutoff closer: the loss of big steam customers, the switch to natural gas from wood chips as boiler fuel, the decision to move EWEB operations to Roosevelt Boulevard and redevelop the property that includes the steam plant, Sacred Heart Medical Center's decision to stop heating with steam in 2012.
It was a company's initiative to investigate the feasibility of using agricultural products as a boiler fuel. "We want to make sure we have a secure and viable biomass supply source (locally)," said Kaiser.