TITLE

Switching Boilers to Natural Gas Considerations

PUB. DATE
April 2014
SOURCE
Pollution Engineering;Apr2014, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the considerations for industrial boiler operators that switch boiler fuels from coal, oil or biomass to the cheaper natural gas. It explains that changing boiler fuels could change the stoichiometry, combustion air requirements, and combustion products affecting temperatures, velocities and heat absorption in the furnace. It suggests that boiler operators conduct a comprehensive feasibility study that evaluates gas-and steam-side and their impact on boiler performance.
ACCESSION #
95043798

 

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