A pulp-and-paper facility in the Pacific Northwest was forced to take down its large power boiler for repairs. The company called on Nationwide Boiler Inc. to provide two 70,000 lb/hr package watertube boilers on a fast-track emergency basis.
To satisfy customer demand, Hurst Boiler is manufacturing engineered packaged watertube boilers at its retooled factory on a 50-acre manufacturing campus in Coolidge, Ga. This product line extension complements the company’s wetback and dryback firetube, biomass and hybrid boiler manufacturing capabilities.
Superior Holding Inc. will complete the full integration of its Richmond, Va.-based English Boiler subsidiary into Hutchinson, Kan.-based Superior Boiler. The Richmond and Hutchinson arms of the company both will now operate under the Superior Boiler name.
A California boilermaker will supply three skid-mounted, watertube boilers for a project at Saudi Aramco Jizan Refinery. Fremont, Calif.-based Nationwide Boiler Inc., a representative and stocking distributor of Babcock & Wilcox package watertube boilers, secured the largest rental project in its 51-year history.
Experts agree that some steam boilers are safer than others – not based on physics but on physical design. But what does safe mean? For at least one professional, staying safe equates to working in an environment that minimizes the potential for personal injury, disability, downtime, productivity shortfalls and worker’s compensation claims.
Use the 2018 edition of our industrial boilers selection tool to compare equipment makers and find those with experience with your industrial heating process.
April 1, 2018
Used for generating steam for power, processing or space heating, or for producing hot water to heat products or a hot water supply, a boiler delivers steam or hot fluid to the end use point at the desired pressure and temperature.
Scale and soot buildup on the boiler surfaces causes the equipment to run harder to maintain the same output, and both fuel and efficiency losses quickly ramp up. Effective boiler cleaning can restore boiler surfaces and efficiency.
Can boiler maintenance impact your bottom line? You bet it can. When a boiler is operating at optimum efficiency, it can help save thousands of dollars on a facility’s energy costs. Sounds great, but how can you make sure that happens?