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A Step-by-Step Guide to Performing Boiler Blowdown

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Following proper procedures to remove sludge and maintain a predetermined solids concentration maximizes performance and minimizes repairs Written by Andrew S. Barrieau, Technical Services Manager, Cleaver-Brooks A boiler is blown down to control the amount of solids and sludge in the boiler water. An excessive amount of solids and sludge can insulate the heating surfaces...

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