Dangers Facts Of Using A Faulty Boiler

A machine like a boiler could be faulty, caused by various things such as the operation, design, construction, and its upkeep. These machines can at times become faulty in years of involuntary neglect or in this case, ignoring boiler repair. When it comes to these sorts of failures, there’s no potentially harmful equipment operating in an industrial production facility than electricity generating equipment.

The boiler is regarded as the biggest and most expensive equipment but also the most dangerous, if necessary. Here are a few of these dangers.

Fuel explosions

This must be the most dangerous situations you may face when using a faulty boiler. The effect is just like that of a gas explosion in an oven! The boiler might have operational issues that occur either while using it or through production. To eliminate such occurrences, always purchase a steam boiler (which is also known as “หม้อไอน้ำ” in the Thai language) from an industrial manufacturer. If properly maintained and operated, the prospect of a fuel explosion is virtually reduced.




Inadequate water blow down

For a boiler to last long and execute its own blowdown practices, higher quality feed-water is necessary. The undesirable solids in the boiler water are reduced by the blowdown system that ought to properly run constantly. If the boiler exceeds the constraints, possible problems such as corrosion, scale, and sludge formation, moisture carries over because of foaming, and bad steam drum performance will happen.

Poor feed water quality

Potable water must be treated to protect the boiler from corrosion and buildup of solid deposits on the tubes. Water in the boiler is connected to steam and leaves the solids in form of scale the areas where there’s a high rate of heat transfer. This may result in an insulating coating that prevents the water to get rid of heat from the surface of the tube. If it worsens with time, the tubes are likely to overheat and cause irreversible damage.

To prevent deposits on tubes, keep low levels of solids. The greater the temperature and pressure of the boiler, the more feed-water therapy is encouraged.