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BOILER & STEAM UTILITY SYSTEM
BOILER & STEAM UTILITY
SYSTEM
Boiler Construction As per IBR regulations 1950.  Heating surface area- 148 m 2  Water
Boiler Construction
As per IBR regulations 1950.
Heating surface area- 148 m 2
Water holding capacity- 12 m 2
Overall length- 5.5 m
Shell diameter- 2.4 m
Corrugated furnace diameter- 1.12 m
Material of construction
Material of construction
Shell & furnace plates- SA 515/516 Gr 70 CS  pressure vessel plates for medium &
Shell & furnace plates- SA 515/516 Gr 70 CS
pressure vessel plates for medium & high
temperature service.
Plain & stay tubes- confirming to BS 3059
Valve body _ carbon steel WCB with flanged
end connections.
Fusible plug- Alloy comprising of Tin, Lead &
antimony
Boiler mountings  Water gauge glasses mountings- consists of steam side cock & water side cock,
Boiler mountings
Water gauge glasses mountings- consists of
steam side cock & water side cock, level
glass, protector & drain lines.
Pressure gauge- Bourdon pressure gauge
10” dia. dial with a range: 0-25 Kg/cm 2
Safety valves 40 x 80: spring loaded full
lift safety relief valve- 2 Nos.
Feed check valve- plate type mounted on
feed pump discharge
Main steam stop valve- Globe type
mounted on boiler drum
Boiler mountings  Water gauge glasses mountings- consists of steam side cock & water side cock,
Boiler mountings  Water gauge glasses mountings- consists of steam side cock & water side cock,
Mountings Continued …….  Blow down valve – Parallel sliding type mounted at bottom line from
Mountings Continued …….
Blow down valve – Parallel sliding type
mounted at bottom line from boiler
Air vent valve- Globe type mounted on top of
boiler drum
Fusible plug- 2 Nos. of small welded fitting
filled with low melting temperature alloy, one
mounted on reverting chamber another at end
plate on top of smoke tubes at 2 nd 3 rd pass
junction chamber.
Man hole- mounted on top of shell
Mud hole- at bottom of shell.
Mountings Continued …….  Blow down valve – Parallel sliding type mounted at bottom line from
Mountings Continued …….  Blow down valve – Parallel sliding type mounted at bottom line from
Accessories continued …….  Oil preheating unit- Dual operated with electrical & steam oil pre_heater with
Accessories continued …….
Oil preheating unit- Dual operated
with electrical & steam oil pre_heater
with shell & tube type heat exchanger
Oil pre_filter- Bucket type filter with
a standby
Burner assembly- pressure jet type
burner with auto regulating
arrangement to meet load
requirement.
Modulating unit- Step less modulating
unit with a turn down ratio of 4:1
regulating the air fuel requirement of
various load requirement
Instrumentation & safety cut Extra low water level in drum – cut off offs  by
Instrumentation & safety cut
Extra low water level in drum – cut off
offs
by Mobrey unit
High pressure switch- Sensing the steam
pressure inside the boiler and trips the
firing at the set pressure.
Flame failure sensor- a photo cell unit
mounted on the burner assembly, cut off
the fuel supply in absence of no flame
High flu gas temperature- cut off
Low oil temperature- cut off
Flue gas outlet damper closed- cut off
by limit switch
Fuel oil Specification
Fuel oil Specification
Furnace oil confirming to IS 1593-1988 grade MV-2  Calorific value – 9600 Kcal/ Kg (approx)
Furnace oil confirming to IS 1593-1988 grade MV-2
Calorific value – 9600 Kcal/ Kg (approx)
Kinematic viscosity @ 15 o C -125 – 180 cSt.
Kinematic viscosity @ 100 o C <12 cSt.
Flash point- 66 o C
Pour point- 25 o C
Composition- C- 82-85%, H2- 10-13%, S- 4% (max),
Moisture< 1% by volume, sediment< 0.25%
Water Quality Requirement As per IS 10392-1982 Feed water requirement:- Total hardness 10 mg/l max 
Water Quality Requirement
As per IS 10392-1982
Feed water requirement:-
Total hardness 10 mg/l max
pH value- 8.5 to 9.5
Dissolved oxygen- .1 mg/l max.
Boiler water requirement:-
Total hardness Not detectable
pH value- 11.0 to 12.0
Total alkalinity- 700 mg/l max.
Caustic alkalinity- 350 mg/l max.
Residual sodium sulphite 30 – 50 mg/l
Phosphates as (PO4) – 20-40 mg/l