John Siegenthaler discusses the protection of boilers in this free 58-minute lecture.
Enroll today and learn more about the protection of boilers against low entering water temperature and against overheating during power failures.
John discusses the dewpoint of exhaust products, how to protect wood-fired boilers against low water temperatures through thermostatic bypass valves, loading units, variable speed shuttle pumps, and on/off toggled circulators. He also covers the use of circulators, heat dumps, barometric dampers and breach draft in the event of overheating, and much more!
Additional tutorial: download a six page PDF document on Wood Gasification Boiler Protection. This tool provides useful diagrams and details to keep in mind if you have a solid fuel boiler project coming up.