May 2022

Water Management

Bringing treatments to a boil

The function of a boiler is simple. It boils water to produce steam, which, in turn, provides energy.

The function of a boiler is simple. It boils water to produce steam, which, in turn, provides energy. While this is a straightforward process, there are complexities within it that could affect the boiler’s integrity. The primary concern is the quality of the water. Even high-quality water contains impurities, which has the potential to create problems for the boiler’s functionality. Over time, chemical impurities in the water could damage a boiler’s internals, leaving solid deposits, such as corrosion, rust or scale as the steam evaporates. These accumulated deposits could eventually thermally insulate the boiler’s heat exchanger surfaces, reducing the boiler’s rate of steam generation and

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