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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fibtca.t52430001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-253-2
...Abstract Abstract Boilers are engineered systems designed to convert the chemical energy in fuel into heat to generate hot water or steam. This chapter describes boiler applications and types, including firetube boilers, watertube boilers, electric boilers, packaged boilers, fluidized bed...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fibtca.t52430027
EISBN: 978-1-62708-253-2
... steels; tool steels are used as tool materials at room temperature and high temperature and are not included in the discussion of this book. However, stainless steels are materials of interest for high-temperature application in boiler tubes. Stainless steels are alloys of iron and carbon...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fibtca.t52430087
EISBN: 978-1-62708-253-2
...Nominal chemical composition of low-alloy steels used in subcritical-boiler-related applications Table 4.1 Nominal chemical composition of low-alloy steels used in subcritical-boiler-related applications Type Grade specifications C Si Mn Cr Mo W Co V Nb B N Others 1-1/4...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fibtca.t52430107
EISBN: 978-1-62708-253-2
...–100 (70–93) Chemically clean within three months > 100 (93) Chemically clean before further operation Inclusion rating in a boiler tube sample Table 5.1 Inclusion rating in a boiler tube sample Type A Type B Type C Type D Thin Thick/heavy Thin Thick/heavy Thin Thick...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fibtca.t52430379
EISBN: 978-1-62708-253-2
...Typical quality levels for feedwater Table 7.1 Typical quality levels for feedwater Quality parameter Boiler drum operating pressure, MPa (psi) Once-through boiler 0.0–2.0 (0–300) 2.0–4.1 (300–600) 4.1–6.2 (600–900) 6.2–6.9 (900–1000) 10.3–13.8 (1500–2000) 16.5–20.0 (2400–3000...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fibtca.t52430409
EISBN: 978-1-62708-253-2
...Data on damage classification and expended life fraction of creep damage for boiler components Table 8.1 Data on damage classification and expended life fraction of creep damage for boiler components Stage of damage Microstructure Expended life fraction Stage 1 (service rendered...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1989
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.dmlahtc.t60490183
EISBN: 978-1-62708-340-9
...Abstract Abstract This chapter covers the failure modes and mechanisms associated with boiler components and the tools and techniques used to assess damages and predict remaining component life. It begins with a review of the design and operation of a utility boiler and the materials used...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fibtca.9781627082532
EISBN: 978-1-62708-253-2
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2007
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.htcma.t52080259
EISBN: 978-1-62708-304-1
... technology, intended to reduce NOx emissions, accelerates tube wall wastage. It also covers circumferential cracking in furnace waterwalls, thermal fatigue cracking induced by waterlances and water cannons, superheater-reheater corrosion, and erosion in fluidized-bed boilers. coal-fired boilers...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2007
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.htcma.t52080321
EISBN: 978-1-62708-304-1
...Abstract Abstract Fireside corrosion can be a serious problem in oil-fired boilers and in refinery furnaces fired with low-grade fuels. This chapter provides an overview of fireside or oil-ash corrosion and the problems it can cause in utility power boilers and petrochemical refinery furnaces...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2007
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.htcma.t52080335
EISBN: 978-1-62708-304-1
...Abstract Abstract Managing corrosion continues to be a challenge for operators of modern boilers worldwide. This chapter addresses the corrosion-related problems that can occur in boilers burning municipal solid waste (MSW). It describes corrosion mechanisms associated with different...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2007
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.htcma.t52080359
EISBN: 978-1-62708-304-1
...Abstract Abstract Black liquor recovery boilers are an integral part of the kraft pulping process used in paper mills. Besides recovering chemicals for reuse, they also produce process steam. High operating temperatures and exposure to process chemicals and combustion byproducts make recovery...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.msisep.t59220475
EISBN: 978-1-62708-259-4
...Abstract Abstract This chapter discusses the properties and compositions of steels used in pressure vessels, piping, boilers, rebar, and other structural applications. It covers fine-grained steels, quenched and tempered steels, and controlled rolled (thermomechanical treatment) steels. It also...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fibtca.t52430149
EISBN: 978-1-62708-253-2
... failure of a PSH tube; (b) bulging on outer surface of the tube Fig. 6.33 Enlarged views of the fracture surface indicating brittle nature of failure, (a) 8×, and (b) 13× Fig. 6.2 Carbon steel boiler tube sample subjected to prolonged overheating below Ac 1 showing voids (black) along...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fibtca.t52430325
EISBN: 978-1-62708-253-2
... Abstract Abstract Boiler tubes subjected to cyclic or fluctuating loads over extended periods of time are prone to fatigue failure. Fatigue can occur at relatively low stresses and is implicated in almost 80% of the tube failures in firetube boilers. This chapter covers the most common forms of boiler...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fibtca.t52430204
EISBN: 978-1-62708-253-2
... Fig. 6.72 (a) Orange-peel surface of single-phase FAC, 11×. (b) Tiger-striped surface of two-phase FAC, 11× Fig. 6.80 Erosion-corrosion damage of economizer tube bend Fig. 6.85 Cavitation damage in a boiler tube Fig. 6.91 Oxygen pits (a) photograph; (b) 6× Fig...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fibtca.t52430314
EISBN: 978-1-62708-253-2
... Fig. 6.126 Erosion and longitudinal rupture of boiler tube due to misaligned soot blower Fig. 6.127 (a) Eroded surface of a screen tube near bend. (b) SEM image of area eroded due to furnace gases containing fly ash, 100× Fig. 6.131 Superheater tube cut by steam leaking...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fibtca.t52430147
EISBN: 978-1-62708-253-2
...Abstract Abstract This chapter provides an outline of the failure modes and mechanisms associated with most boiler tube failures in coal-fired power plants. Primary categories include stress rupture failures, water-side corrosion, fire-side corrosion, fire-side erosion, fatigue, operation...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fibtca.t52430290
EISBN: 978-1-62708-253-2
... in an austenitic stainless steel pipe, 100× Abstract Abstract Fossil fuels produce many byproducts that, if not fully combusted, put boiler tubes at risk. Fuel ash, chemical residues, and process heat pose the greatest threat and are the primary contributors to fireside corrosion. This chapter covers...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fibtca.t52430343
EISBN: 978-1-62708-253-2
... revealing plate-like and spongy morphology of particles, 75× Fig. 6.151 SEM image showing thicknesses of multiple layers of plate-like particles Abstract Abstract This chapter examines boiler tube failures attributed to operation-related causes. It discusses failures due to rapid start...