STEAM BOILERS

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STEAM BOILERS

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Definition

A closed vessel in which steam is produced from
water by combustion of fuel

Purpose of boilers

 For generating power in steam engines or
steam turbines
 In textile industries for sizing and bleaching
 For heating the buildings in cold weather and
for producing hot water for hot water supply

Primary requirements of a boiler

 The water must be contained safely
 The steam must be safely delivered in desired
condition (as regard its pressure, temperature,
quality and required rate)