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Feb 10, 2011 · The outside surface of the tube often experiences thermal fatigue stress cycles that may result from different causes such as soot blowing, normal shedding of slag, and normal cyclic operation of the boiler. The thermal effect of load variation, or cycling in combination with the cyclic stress of material over a long period of time, may become the source of a crack on the less elastic external tube

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Blow-Down Procedure for Marine Boilers CORPS ALUMNI

Aug 07, 2019 · Inside a marine boiler, the blowdown arrangement is provided at two levels; at a bottom level and the water surface level known as scum blowdown. Hence, when the bottom valve is used, the procedure is known as boiler blowdown, and when

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| MARINE BOILER SOOT BLOWING PROCEDURE | ENGLISH |

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Blow Down Procedure of Boiler on Ships - Marine Boiler

Jul 12, 2020 · Slowly open the control valve (4) for 30 seconds for short blowdown and 60 seconds for long blowdown as per the state of the boiler. 4. On completion of blowdown, first, close control valve (4) then close bottom blowdown valve (2) and lastly close the overboard valve (1).

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3 killed in boiler explosion caught on camera Video - ABC News

Apr 29, 2014 · The reasons for blowing down the boiler ( both scum and bottom blow down) are to: Reduce the density of the boiler water by reducing the water level and refilling it with distilled water. Remove the sediments from boiler water. Remove oil, grease etc. from top surface of boiler water. Empty the boiler prior to entry.

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Soot blower - Wikipedia

A boiler explosion is a catastrophic failure of a boiler. There are two types of boiler explosions. One type is a failure of the pressure parts of the steam and water sides. There can be many different causes, such as failure of the safety valve, corrosion of critical parts of the boiler, or low water level.

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