Instrumentation & Controls – R.F. MacDonald Co.

Low NOx Burner Retrofit at Northern CA Winery

Burner-Retrofit-at-California-Winery

R.F. MacDonald Co. completes a low NOx burner retrofit on a glycol heater used to sterilize winemaking equipment at a Northern CA winery Hot Water should be 180 degrees for use in sanitation. Due to boiler regulations in the Bay Area, R.F. MacDonald Co. was called to upgrade a Cleaver-Brooks Flextube process hot water boiler,...

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NOx Emissions Reduction Technology for SCR

NOx Reduction with SCR for Hospitals, Universities

R.F. MacDonald Co. has patented a process for direct injection of urea in flue gas streams on boilers; urea is regarded as the safest reagent for use in the SCR process On Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020 the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued the safest and simplest NOx-reduction process patent for packaged boilers. The patent...

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A List of Boiler Safety Controls and Their Functions

boiler safety controls

All boilers are engineered with automatic boiler safety controls to protect facility equipment and prevent boiler failure The National Board & Pressure Vessel Inspectors (NBBI), a national boiler inspection agency, found that most boiler incidents are a result of low-water cutoff device failure. The second leading cause is operator error/poor maintenance. Qualified and certified maintenance...

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Taco Pumps Project Builder App for Hydronic Engineers

Taco Project Builder

Taco Comfort Solutions Introduces Accessible Online Pump & Parts Selection Program: Project Builder Take advantage of this online selection tool, Project Builder, to conveniently streamline and organize equipment and documents for your hydronic system! Project Builder is an online, fully accessible program that enables engineers and contractors to conveniently select pumps, expansion tanks, air separators,...

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Cleaver-Brooks Introduces Prometha Monitoring

Cleaver-Brooks Prometha

Introducing Prometha by Cleaver-Brooks: Feel The Power of Total Integration At Your Fingertips Prometha serves as your central communication solution bringing all of your information into one place to ensure safe, reliable, efficient, and sustainable boiler operations. Cleaver-Brooks Prometha Connected Solutions collects over 250 data points every 6 seconds. Key boiler analytics are available on...

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