Whether a simple pilot burner or a large velocity burner, combustion equipment is designed to operate at a recognizable and repeatable level of performance. Learning about this equipment and appreciating how efficiently it can perform for you will save energy and maintenance budgets.
Safe and efficient gas train component testing is everyone’s goal; however, there are risks associated with various test methods and equipment that must be understood to make testing easier and more accurate. There are two possible approaches; this article discusses each.
When screening high pressure (below 300 psig) piping systems normally encountered within industrial steam plants, safety issues related to the design and/or installation of pipe, valves, flanges, and components used in these systems must remain a top concern. Although not an all-inclusive guide to safe practices, the following provides insights for understanding and conducting a simple screening of a steam piping system.