steam generator Articles

  • Developing a Novel Device for Accurate Biogas Concentration Measurement

    Due to increasing awareness on the impact of fossil fuels on the environment, and heavier taxes on carbon emissions there is a worldwide effort to seek renewable sources of energy – alternative energy sources that increase energy efficiency and security.  A renewable source that’s gained significant attention in recent years is biogas, one of the most ...


    By Edinburgh Instruments Ltd

  • 600V Floor Steam Cleaners Generate 4,850-Watt Steam

    Daimer Industries, Inc.®, a company established in the floor steam cleaners market, has revealed upcoming availability of a new line of antimicrobial equipment. The recently released KleenJet® Ultra 8460-360 CVP vacuum-equipped machines are being sold with Daimer®’s own ATIS® germ-elimination advancement. ATIS® supports ionic-disinfecting that is recognized for its ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Case study - Waste heat generates steam and savings

    OVERVIEW A coil coating facility purchased a new a 15,000 SCFM Regenerative Thermal Oxidizer (RTO) which had a nominal heat transfer efficiency rate of 90% thermal energy recovery. It was designed with supplemental fuel injection (SFI) which is used during low VOC loading conditions, to help save fuel cost.  The facility was looking for additional ways to decrease their exhaust ...

  • Exergetic destructions in steam generation system: Azzour plant

    The aim of this research is to investigate the exergetic destructions of Azzour steam generation system. The exergy destructions (irreversibilities) of the steam generation system were analysed based on actual plant operating data. Three irreversible processes were investigated; combustion, heat transfer and streams mixing processes. Sensitivity analysis was carried out to study the effects of ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Enhancing the Versatility of Steam Cleaners with Dry Steam Cleaners

    Steam cleaning machines are powerful cleaning systems that utilize the amazing action of hot steam to clean a large number of surfaces. Although hot steam is aggressive on dirt deposits, it is very gentle on surfaces. For this reason, it is great for use even on surfaces that can be damaged by harsh chemicals or high pressure levels. This makes steam cleaning equipment perfect for maintaining ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Mechanical Steam Trap Failure

    Condensate traps are commonly employed to remove condensed water from steam utilising plant and equipment.  In this context they are normally referred to as steam traps. There are many different designs of steam traps to suit a variety of circumstances. The majority of traps involve a self-actuating mechanism which detects the presence of condensate in the ...


    By EBE Engineering Ltd.

  • Experimental investigation of flow-induced vibration in PFBR steam generator sector model

    The 500 MWe Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor (PFBR) is under construction at Kalpakkam. It is a liquid metal sodium-cooled pool-type fast reactor with all primary components located inside a sodium pool. Fission heat is transferred to a secondary sodium system in an intermediate heat exchanger, which is in turn transferred to water in a Steam Generator (SG). The PFBR-SG is a vertical shell and ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Identification of a VVER horizontal steam generator using recurrent neural networks

    Although a large number of simulations have been developed for U-tube steam generators in Western pressurised water reactors, no suitable models yet exist for horizontal steam generators in VVER-type nuclear power plants. This research aims to use RELAP5 thermohydraulic code data to identify a horizontal steam generator via an intelligent structure named Nonlinear Auto Regression with eXogenous ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Case study - Ice Blast technology for steam generator decontamination

    Background At Point Lepreau NGS the Health Physics Department looked for alternative decontamination methods that could be applied to reduce the dose expenditure as a result of maintenance on the primary side of our steam generators. Due to the characteristics of the CANDU design (i.e., primary circuit being high purity D2O) introduction of foreign contaminants was also a concern. ...


    By Coulson Ice Blast

  • Novel ion-exchange system softens produced water for steam generation

    As California entered a period of severe drought in 2008, the challenges of using thermal methods to extract heavy oil became compounded by the difficulty of securing freshwater sources from which to generate the high-quality steam that these methods require. In an effort to manage the crisis, then-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger proclaimed a state of emergency and enacted widespread ...


    By Eco-Tec Inc.

  • Power Substation and a Gas-Fired Combustion Turbine and Heat Recovery Steam Generator

    B&V Energy expands the world's largest nitrogen plant by constructing a cogeneration plant supplying the additional power needed to reach resources deep in Mexico's offshore oil field. Metropolitan Mexico City has a population of approximately 20 million and is one of the most densely populated areas in the world, requiring an extraordinary amount of gas and oil to satisfy its growing energy ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • Full steam ahead

    RemedX managing director Richard Croft explains why thermal remediation techniques are good value even at a time of recession. In-situ thermal treatments of soils are usually applied in conjunction with other technologies. The process involves heating contaminated soils, rock and groundwater to exploit resulting physical and chemical effects on the contaminants present. To understand the ...


    By Newzeye Ltd

  • What to See in A Grout Steam Cleaner?

    A grout steam cleaner helps clean tile and grout surfaces easier than manual cleaning methods. Modern vapor steamers are capable of cleaning baked-on stains, ground-in dirt, food droppings, coffee and wine spills, and more. Some of the modern machines can even sanitize the surface. These machines can get rid of the harmful microorganisms present on the surface. For getting the maximum utility out ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Cogeneration steam power desalting plants using steam turbines

    This paper presents the reasons and merits of using cogeneration generation power desalting plants (CPDP), the different methods used to rate their performance, and their drawbacks. The ratings of the CPDP are crucial, because the fuel cost allocation between the water and power depends on the rating method used. The ratings are usually based on the first and the second laws of thermodynamics. A ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Exergoeconomic optimisation of steam power plant

    The second law of thermodynamics combined with economics forms a powerful tool for systematic analysis and assessment of energy systems. This paper presents an exergoeconomic optimisation of 50 MW steam turbine power plant associated with a large fertiliser industrial unit through Thermoeconomic Evaluation and Optimisation (TEO) method, and identifies the losses in various components. As the ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Full steam ahead: a look at steam Turbines and how the Speed of development is accelerating

    A whole ecosystem is built around steam turbine technology, consisting of manufacturers, service providers and owner operators. The technology has grown from simple marine applications to many different types of power generation, processing and other applications. Major players have pursued several approaches to growth and new product development: mergers & acquisitions; licensing and core ...


    By SoftInWay Inc.

  • Attention to the use of steam boilers in the industry

    In the industry, if people need to use high-temperature steam , then the steam boiler will be used; water can be heated to a quite high temperature, and generates high-temperature steam . Steam boilers and other hot water boiler are not the same , if people want to use the steam boiler, the boiler must be certified , or else once operated wrongly , then the consequences are very terrible.  ...

  • Reducing Costs of Steam Flow Measurement

    Traditionally, steam flow has been measured with a differential pressure device. This is typically an orifice plate. However, such devices are inherently volumetric flow measurements. As we have discussed in previous blog posts, changes in pressure and temperature ...


    By Sierra Instruments, Inc.

  • Reducing entropy generation by volumetric heat transfer in a supersonic two-phase steam flow in a Laval nozzle

    In a supersonic flow of pure vapour in adiabatic diffusers, under some circumstances, nucleation phenomenon occurs and consequently vapour condensation is observed. In this process, the resulted pressure rise is called the condensation shock, which causes the entropy generation. The innovation of this research is analytically modelling the volumetric heat addition to the steam flow in a 1D ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Optimal maximum continuous operating load of fuel fired steam–based generating units

    This paper establishes the optimal maximum continuous operating load of fuel fired steam based thermal units without endangering the operation, asset life or carbon footprint. The interconnectivity between unit loadability and energy efficiency (represented by heat rate) enables the unit to be loaded to as high as 10% over and above the 100% maximum continuous rating (MCR) provided the energy ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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