December 2001

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HP Automation Safety: How are you treating your condensate?—Part 1

Condensed steam, i.e., condensate, is valued for its heat contentand purity. To minimize operating costs, condensate should berecycled back to the boiler feedwater system. Equally important, itshould ..

Huchler, L. A., MarTech Systems, Inc.

Condensed steam, i.e., condensate, is valued for its heat content and purity. To minimize operating costs, condensate should be recycled back to the boiler feedwater system. Equally important, it should be recovered from processes that use steam for indirect heating and cooling. Condensed steam is pressurized or pumped into receivers and storage tanks and then returned to the deaerator scrubbing or storage section. There are two objectives for condensate management:  Maximizing the quantity of condensate recovered and recycled  Maintaining the quality or cleanliness of the condensed steam. Audit. Maximizing the quantity of condensate begins wit

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