Fire Tube Boiler & Its Types | What is meaning of the fire tube boiler | Explain types of Fire Tube Boilers

What is fire tube boiler?

  • Fire Tube Boiler is one of the type of Boiler.
  • In this types Boiler, The Hot gases by combustion of fuel passes through the tubes. The tubes are arranged parallel & Water is present around that tubes inside shell.
  • When hot gases passes through tubes, Heat transfers from the hot gases to outside water ( Through Conduction & Convection heat transfer process ). Therefore due to heat, Water gets converted into steam.

Types of fire tube boiler:-

A) Simple Vertical Boiler

B) Cochran Boiler

C) Lancashire Boiler

D) Locomotive Boiler

E) Cornish Boiler

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Water tube boiler & Its types

Pratik is a Graduated Mechanical engineer. He enjoys sharing the engineering knowledge learned by him with people.

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