boiler optimization Articles

  • The Boiler Optimization Journey

    The Boiler Optimization Journey talks about the evolution of power plant optimization software over the past 15 years, from neural network-based systems that advised operators how to bias fuel and air in the furnace to reduce NOx emissions, to integrated closed-loop combustion and sootblowing systems that use hybrid AI technologies, solve a broad range of challenges, and provide enhanced ...


    By NeuCo, Inc.

  • Optimized Membrane Treatment

    LONG LIVE THE MEMBRANE - Dave Johnson, Technical Manager - Water, explores the new technologies that address specific needs for membrane processes used in downstream facilities for water treatment purposes. Membrane processes are becoming popular in downstream processing plants for the production of boiler feed water, treatment and recycling of wastewater and integration into various processes. ...


    By Kurita

  • Tuning Your Boiler for EPA Boiler MACT Compliance

    The EPA’s Boiler MACT regulations are heating up. Boiler MACT is an EPA rule to limit hazardous air pollutants (HAP) from commercial and industrial boilers and process heaters. Originally proposed in 2011 as a mandate driven by the Clean Air Act,  the rules are Area Source Boiler MACT 40 CFR 63, subpart JJJJJJ for smaller boilers (stores, hotels, apartments, ...


    By Sierra Instruments, Inc.

  • Boiler feed water degasification using membrane contactors - new methods for optimizing performance

    Abstract Membrane Contactors have been used to remove dissolved oxygen in boiler feed water systems for years. This report reviews various system designs and discusses how Membrane Contactors can ...

  • Checklist for Boiler Maintenance

    Boilers play a crucial role at industrial facilities and it is imperative that they be safely and properly maintained. Routine boiler maintenance can help prevent unplanned shutdowns and outages, increase the efficiency of the boiler and cut operating costs, and ensure that the facility is in full compliance with all laws and regulations governing boiler safety. What follows is a boiler ...


    By STI Group, Inc.

  • Optimized Membrane Treatment Hydrocarbon Engineering

    Membrane processes are becoming popular in downstream processing plants for the production of boiler feed water, treatment and recycling of wastewater and integration into various processes. The design and efficiency, both hydraulically and in terms of energy, are improving rapidly Design changes such as heating feedwater through solar ponds can result in up to 35% reduction in energy ...


    By Kurita

  • Catalytic boilers with catalytic fluidised bed

    In this paper, conditions of work, special features and problems of boilers with catalytic fluidised bed are described. The specific conditions, when the catalyst layer remains stationary and granular or becomes spouting, are also considered. There are some main zones in the catalytic boilers with fluidised bed, which characterise such boilers and which must exist in them under normal working ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Frequency Converter energy savings on Boilers

    Boilers and heaters account for a significant share of a plant's purchased fuel cost. Combustion air fans are necessary to provide enough combustion air to the boiler or heater's burner system. Louvers, inlet guide vanes or frequency converters control the amount of air allowed into a boiler. Configuring a combustion air fan to allow the proper amount of air into the burner can improve boiler ...


  • EPA issues final rules for boilers

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reports that more than 200,000 boilers, process heaters and incinerators will be impacted by a set of Clean Air Act regulations issued on February 21, 2011. Since EPA first proposed the ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • How To Prolong The Life Of Your Boiler

    Regularly boiler maintenance will prolong the life of your boiler and improve efficiency, saving you money. Over the years sludge can build up within the system making it work harder, causing it to be inefficient and expensive to keep. A planned maintenance will flush the system, removing the sludge and other deposits, your gas engineer will also treat the boiler. Flushing a new system will also ...


    By Waltham Technologies, Inc.

  • Advantages of cfb boiler from zg

    The circulating fluidized bed boiler of Zhengzhou Boiler Co., Ltd,is improved and optimized on the basis of drawing on the fluidized bed industrial boiler&nbs ...


  • How to Optimize Oxidation Systems for Efficient Operation

    Emphasis on air management within converting-process dryers and ovens is critical to the design of pollution-control systems for treating exhausts containing VOCs (volatile organic compounds). Efficient air management allows the pollution-control system to be optimally sized to meet the needs of the process. Good process control further defines the emission stream by avoiding the need for large ...


    By Babcock & Wilcox MEGTEC

  • 10 ton CFB Power Plant Boiler

    This type of boilers is very popular in recent years. ...


    By ZGZhengzhou boiler

  • Biogas cleaning / conditioning - A requirement for optimal functioning of CHP systems

    Biogas is obtained through the anaerobic decomposition (putrefaction) of organic matter. It contains methane (CH4) in varying proportions, ranging from 35% to 70%, a proportion which largely depends on production methods and the materials involved in the process. This methane concentration is what enables biogas to be used as fuel. The release of methane into the atmosphere contributes to an ...


    By Energy & Waste S.l

  • `Cyclone optimization including particle clustering` New scientific article on Powder Technology

    Abstract In this work, a new family of geometries of reverse-flow cyclones was obtained through numerical optimization, using a stochastic random search global optimizer coupled with the PACyc model. The objective was to optimize the geometry of a reverse-flow cyclone taking into account inter-particle agglomeration (clustering), since this ...

  • Outsourced Water Treatment Plant for Boiler Make-Up Water

    Abstract: An outsourced Water Treatment Plant featuring down flow micro media filters, reverse osmosis units and short bed demineralizers designed to produce 66 l/s of makeup water for eight (8) functioning reactor-turbine units has been running for almost 4 years. Individual equipment and overall plant performance is assessed and plant optimization ...


    By Eco-Tec Inc.

  • Electrostatic ReCyclone® systems: Modelling and application to emission control from biomass boilers

    The recent development of efficient electrostatic ReCyclone® systems allows their application to biomass boilers for strict legal limit compliance. The purpose of this paper is to present a model to predict in a more realistic way the collection efficiency of a gas cyclone with an electrostatic enhanced recirculation system. These systems consist in an optimized reverse-flow cyclone (col- ...

  • Tuning Your Boiler for Fuel Savings – Out with the Old in with the New Technology

    The USA has about 811,000 MW of installed generation and over 52% of our Electric power is produced by aging coal fired power plants. The average utility boiler furnace was designed about 30-40 years ago. According to DOE records, the average boiler in 1974 was fired with 80% bituminous coal. Now, western PRB coal is much more prevalent and represents about 50% of total coal ...

  • Fine particle capture in biomass boilers with recirculating gas cyclones: Theory and practice

    This paper addresses the theoretical development and experimental validation of optimized recirculating reverse-flow gas cyclones. The simulation of these systems is based on the predictive properties of a finite diffusivity model, modified to include partial recirculation of the cyclones' emissions. Experimental validation was obtained at laboratory and pilot scales at low temperatures (up to ...

  • Experimental investigation of temperature, fuel and catalyst type on NOx discharge in catalytic boilers

    The experimental investigation of temperature effect on the discharge of pollutants in catalytic boilers was carried out in this paper. The comparison of flame and catalytic combustion revealed the advantages of catalytic combustion from the viewpoint of less NOx discharge that was connected with the fact that in catalytic boilers the reaction took a course in the isothermal process. The ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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