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WATER TUBE BOILER SECTIONS

SUPER HEATER COIL ECONOMISER

STEAM DRUM, WATER DRUM, DOWN COMER, D-TUBES, REFRACTORY AND


FURNACE ETC
FIRE TUBE BOILER
CHARATERISTICS OF FIRE TUBE & WATER TUBE BOILERS

S. No. Characteristic Fire Tube Water Tube

01. Pressure 20 - 30 Ksc Virtually unlimited

02. Unit output Limited to 20 T/Hr Virtually unlimited

03. Fuel All commercial fuels & Virtually unlimited


acceptance certain treated wastes due to large furnace
which can be
designed for specific
fuels

04. Cost Low in areas where High in areas where


duties overlap duties overlap

CHARATERISTICS OF FIRE TUBE & WATER TUBE BOILERS

S. No. Characteristic Fire Tube Water Tube

05. Erection Packaged unit ready for can be shop erected


work after connecting or site erected
services in site

06. Efficiency 80 - 85% 85 - 90%

07. Water Qlty. Relaxed Stringent

08. Application heating Power & steam


generation
ENERGY LOSS DUE TO SCALE

EFFECTS OF IMPURITIES

PITTING EMBRITTLEMENT

ACID CORROSION