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Several classifications of Boilers that you may need to know

Several classifications of Boilers that you may need to know

Based on its usage, the boiler can be classified as a stationary or fixed boiler, and mobile, movable, or portable boiler. The ones included stationary are calderas pitotubulares that are placed on a fixed foundation, such as boilers for power generation, for industries and others like it.

Which includes a car boiler, is a kettle that is installed on mobile platforms, such as locomotive boilers, car lockers and long boilers and others that seem to include marine boilers.

Based on the location of the kitchen (furnace position), the boiler is classified as:

a. Kettle with internal combustion (internally fired steam boiler), in this case, the kitchen is located (burning occurs) on the inside of the kettle. Most fire pipe kettle uses this system.

b. Eternally fired steam boilers, in this case, the kitchen is located (burning occurs) on the outside of the boiler, most water pipe boilers use this system.

Based on the number of boiler tubes, this boiler is classified as:

a. Kettle with a single tunnel (single tube steam boiler).

b. Kettle with a double tube (multi-tube steam boiler).

On a single steam boiler tube, there is only one corridor, whether it’s a fire passageway or just a water channel. Cornish boiler is a single fire tube boiler and the simple vertical boiler is a single water tube steam boiler.

Multi-fire tube boilers for example scotch boilers and multi water tube boilers, for example, B and W boilers and others.

Depending on the drum cover shaft (shell), the kettle is classified as:

a. Upright kettle (vertical steam boiler), such as Cochran kettle, Clarkson kettle and others like it.

b. Horizontal boiler (boiler), such as Cornish boiler, Lancashire, Scotch, and others.

According to the shape and location of the pipe, the boiler is classified as:

a. Kettle with straight, bent and curved pipes (straight, bent and sinuous tuber heating surface).

b. Kettle with flat and tilt-up (horizontal, inclined or vertical tubular heating surface) pipes.

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