boiler tube

boiler tube

[′bȯil·ər ‚tüb]
(mechanical engineering)
One of the tubes in a boiler that carry water (water-tube boiler) to be heated by the high-temperature gaseous products of combustion or that carry combustion products (fire-tube boiler) to heat the boiler water that surrounds them.
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However, the generator-which has been on forced outage since April 28 due to a boiler tube leak-will only run at 200 MW.
The substrate material in the current study was boiler tube steel; most commonly used boiler tube steels in Pakistan.
Caption: Figure 1: (a) Cross section of a boiler tube with deposits on the surface and (b) surface of a boiler tube after two years in the service condition.
Among specific cases are the collapse of a girder launcher, excessive pin wear in a tin mining dredge, damage to a transformer due to water ingress, boiler tube failure at an oil palm mill, and corrosion under the insulation of a metal-based roof.
Meanwhile supply of 350 MW from Pakgen power plant has been suspended to the national grid station due to boiler tube leakage
clamping welding end prep tool for boiler tube work on stainless steel and other highly alloyed tubes with overlays.
Additionally, each insert is designed to fit a specific boiler tube size.
The revised publication, according to IndustrialMRO officials grew by 35% last year with the addition of over 70 glass manufacturers, commercial, safety and industrial glass fabricators offering complete replacement, repair and custom fabricating services for industrial facilities, commercial buildings, educational & correctional institutions, retail storefronts, boiler tube, automotive, residential and other markets.
Besides, the unit provides the optional boiler tube oxide/scale feature to measure the oxide/scale build-up inside boiler tubes and EMAT capability to measure the wall thickness of boiler tube thickness without the need to remove external scale built-up.
Preventive maintenance to eliminate soot buildup also reduces the presence of acids and scaling that cause boiler tube corrosion and leaks which are expensive to repair.
Last night it warned of the potential loss of another 2 TWh because of fresh delays, which came after inspections indicated a higher-than-expected level of boiler tube cracking.
Featuring the Millhog[R] brand, this catalog includes a full line of welding end prep tools and abrasive saws for cutting and machining pipe, boiler tube panels, and large tanks and vessels.