Evaluating Deaerator Operation

January 2010
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Jan2010, Vol. 82 Issue 1, pBSE2
The article offers information on large, insulated tank-car-shaped pressure vessel, the deaerator that is integrated in every boiler plant. As stated, it produces preheated boiler feedwater to help ensure efficient steam-plant operation. Benefits of deaerator to a steam-plant system, are listed. A checklist of actions to evaluate the operational integrity of a deaerator unit is also presented.


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