Application Note: Flue Gas Analysis as a Boiler Diagnostic Tool
Some use 100 ppm as the safety threshold for finding CO in the gas boiler exhaust flue. On a recent boiler repair job in Two Harbors MN an initial inspection by a heating technician condemned a heating boiler as unsafe because of elevated CO levels in the boiler's exhaust. He found 101 ppm in his measurement of CO in the flue and pointed to
Each of the 20 or more burners in a large boiler can be considered as separate processes, each producing its own flue gases. The flue gases in furnaces utilizing burners in a single or opposed-wall firing configuration tend to form up into "columns" that often tend to stay stratified throughout the furnace.
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(inert) gas in LFG is equivalent to the inert gas entering a boiler when about six percent of the flue gas is recirculated to the boiler. Flue Gas Recirculation (FGR) is a widely applied technique for reducing nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions from natural gas-fired industrial and commercial boilers, and boilers can typically operate at recirculation rates of 20-25 percent without adversely affecting boiler heat transfer and …
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In modern boilers, improved boiler design and better operating strategies have signif - icantly reduced the concentration of car-ryover particles in the flue gas. As a result, fumes form a larger part of deposits than in older boilers. However, similarly to car-ryover deposits, fume deposits also lower the heat transfer rate in the superheaters
Apr 11, 2021 · Boiler operators are responsible for maintaining heating systems in large buildings in the boiler, engine, and mechanical rooms. They handle equipment such as low-pressure boilers…
Mar 18, 2020 · Flue gas analysis is a diagnostic tool which provides the gas fitter with important information regarding the safety and efficiency of a gas appliance. All appliance standards include a maximum amount of CO which may be produced by an appliance; the most current values are included in Appendix "A" at the end of this document.
The conditioning gas necessary for the FGC process is produced by burning elemental sulfur to produce SO 2, which is converted to SO 3 with a catalyst and injected into the flue gas at levels normally less than 20 ppm. System installation costs can be greatly reduced by designing modular equipment.