What is boiler / steam generator?
- Boiler is Closed device, which is used to Produce steam, In which heat from combustion of fuels gives to water to generate steam at desired Pressure & Temperature.
- It is Consists of the number of mountings & Accesories, Which are helps in converts water into the steam.
- The steam produced by Boiler is used in wide applications, Such as in :-
i) Power Generation :- The steam turbine uses the high pressure steam to generate the electricity.
ii) Vacuum Generation :- Vacuum Ejector use high pressure steam to generate Vacuum.
iii) Industrial Processes :- In Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Agricultural Industries steam is used in production process to achieve desire temperature for the Reaction takes place.
iv) For hearing & Humidity the industrial building in winter or Cold weather.
Different types of boiler / steam generator:-
On the basis of Firing:-
A) Fire tube Boiler
- Simple Vertical Boiler
- Cochran Boiler
- Lancashire Boiler
- Locomotive Boiler
- Cornish Boiler
- Lamont Boiler
- Loeffler Boiler
- Benson Boiler
- Babcock and Wilcocx Boiler