These fire tubes or hot gas tubes heated up the water and convert the water into steam and the steam remains in same vessel. As the water and steam both are in same vessel a fire tube boiler cannot produce steam at very high pressure.
CT series water tube steam generators represent a modern concept of "D" shaped design: two overmounted drums, expanded vertical tubes, full water walls type furnace and the burner housed ...
A high pressure watertube boiler (also spelled water-tube and water tube) is a type of boiler in which water circulates in tubes heated externally by the fire. Fuel is burned inside the furnace, creating hot gas which heats water in the steam-generating tubes.
Smoke type boilers as name suggests have smoke or heat flowing through inside the tubes and the water surrounds these tubes. Smoke tube boilers are generally used where there is less demand of superheated steam. Composite boilers that are used on ships are smoke tube boilers only.
A water tube boiler is such kind of boiler where the water is heated inside tubes and the hot gasses surround them. This is the basic definition of water tube boiler. Actually this boiler is just opposite of fire tube boiler where hot gasses are passed through tubes which are surrounded b
D type watertube boilers are designed with a large steam drum at the top, vertically connected to a smaller water drum (or "mud drum") at the bottom, via multiple steam-generating tubes which carry feed water (providing the main heat transfer surfaces for the production of steam).
Fire-tube boilers are more robust and more tolerant of poor water quality, but require more physical space, than water-tube boilers. Regardless of boiler type, water quality is a critical aspect of implementing and operating an efficient steam plant.
Fire-tube Boilers. In fire-tube boilers, combustion gases pass through the inside of the tubes with water surrounding the outside of the tubes. The advantages of a fire-tube boiler are its simple construction and less rigid water treatment requirements.
Serious power and steam temperature generation. Industrial Boiler & Mechanical is proud to offer packaged "O" and "D" Type watertube boilers. With pressure capacity up to 1500 psig and the ability to generate saturated or superheated steam, water tube boilers are commonly used throughout the power generation industry to drive turbines.