vertical boiler

vertical boiler

[′vərd·ə·kəl ′bȯi·lər]
(mechanical engineering)
A fire-tube boiler having vertical tubes between top head and tube sheet, connected to the top of an internal furnace.
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He was an improved specimen; he could fire up a vertical boiler. He was there below me, and, upon my word, to look at him was as edifying as seeing a dog in a parody of breeches and a feather hat, walking on his hind-legs.
It has a vertical boiler, two-cylinder compound engine and three-speed power transmission.
| A Mr Morton with the Head Wrightson-built vertical boiler loco-|motive at the Thornaby works after its first restoration in 1959.
Listed Building Consent for change of use of commercial building into Use Class C1 serviced apartments at upper levels and Use Class A3 restaurant at ground and basement levels, including some internal demolitions and alterations and installation of vertical boiler flue and vertical ventilation ducts in existing light well.
Steam from a solid-fuelled Cochran vertical boiler powers all the machines, including a Marshall engine that drives the shafts, belts and pulleys in the Victorian workshop that boasts a 72-inch lathe, one of the longest in the region.
Request of international offers from specialized companies and agents to import a complete WHB type vertical boiler. Ref.
The next movement from WHR to WHHR track is likely to be the visit of historic de Winton vertical boiler locomotive Chaloner on its way from Caernarfon to Porthmadog in July.
The auto buggy, possibly the first such vehicle built in the U.S., and certainly the first in Wisconsin, was said to be powered by two identical 1 hp Case-built steam engines, one for each drive wheel, while the vertical boiler was built by Button Steam Fire Engine Co., Watertown, New York.
Fulton says with over 30 worldwide patents pending, the new vertical boiler's spiral-rib tubeless design is a world first that has enabled it to create a compact boiler with the industry's smallest footprint and compared to equivalent 30hp models from the company's renowned J Series, the SRT is an impressive 40% smaller.
Commenting for Fulton Boiler Works, Sales and Marketing Manager Carl Knight says the new high-output VMP bridges the gap between the company's existing J Series vertical boiler and its horizontal RBC boiler, and is ideal for applications where the high output of the RBC is required with the smaller footprint of a vertical boiler.
Depending on the type of boiler and its construction, this can vary from 6-8 square feet of heating surface per hp (for a plain cylindrical boiler) to 10-12 for a water tube boiler to as much as 20 for a vertical boiler. (Source: Boilers; Types & Design, International Correspondence Schools, 1907; reprinted 1998 by Lindsay Publications, PO Box 12, Bradley IL 60915)

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