Guides and knowledge on boiler water treatment

Acid Cleaning a Heat Exchanger to Remove Scale

You can buy the chemicals mentioned in this procedure in our web shop by following their links. Before starting ensure that the Descaler is suitable for the system metallurgy. DESCALER ‘SF’ should NOT be used on stainless steel, aluminium or galvanised surfaces.  Iron / SteelCopper & BrassStainless SteelGalvanised SteelAluminium Descaler SFYesYesNoNoNo Descaling PowderYesYesYesNoNo Set up…

Reducing Carryover Risk

If you are experiencing carryover issues also known as ‘Priming’ then we would advise you to speak to us for a free onsite consultation, our experts can perform a full water analysis report of your boiler, hotwell and make up water and discuss with you the best way to achieve efficient boiler water treatment and care, however in the mean time we can provide a chemical stopgap for reducing the risk of carryover.

What is Corrosion?

Corrosion is the reversion of metals to their natural state by oxidation, an electrochemical reaction that causes a loss of the metal structure. The site where corrosion occurs is called a corrosion cell. Corrosion may take a variety of physical forms. General corrosion occurs when corrosion cells are spread broadly across large surface areas; pitting…

Industrial Boiler Types

Fire Tube or Shell Boilers This is the most common type of boiler used in small and medium sized industrial installations. Fire tube boilers are often produced as ‘packaged’ units complete with pumps and control system, requiring only connection to a suitable water and fuel supply before commencing operation. In fire tube boilers the flame…