Boiler Efficiency 2: Windboxes, Burners, and the Furnace

SKU: HR00700CENDuration: 60 Minutes

This course is designed to explain how the windbox, the burners, and the furnace affect boiler efficiency and heat rate. After completing this course, participants should be able to explain how the windbox, the burners, and the furnace operate together to sustain combustion, and how problems with these components can be recognized and corrected.

Course Details

Specs

Training Time: 60 minutes

Compatibility: Desktop Only

Based on: Industry Standards and Best Practices

Languages: English

Learning Objectives

  • At the end of this course, you will be able to:
  • Describe how the windbox, the secondary air dampers, the burners, and the furnace operate together to sustain combustion.
  • Explain why the flow of fuel and air through the system is balanced as closely as possible.
  • State the function of the windbox.
  • Describe problems commonly associated with the windbox.
  • Describe how secondary air flow can be balanced by adjusting the secondary air dampers.
  • Describe the effects of adjusting burner tilts.
  • Describe how to recognize burner problems.
  • Describe furnace draft.
  • Describe problems commonly associated with furnaces.
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