Industrial Fuel Reference Books; Practical Treatises on Gas Appliances and Processes of Manufacture ...

Industrial Fuel Reference Books; Practical Treatises on Gas Appliances and Processes of Manufacture ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ... 18. N0 money invested in fuel. I9. No time lost starting fire. No storage of fuel necessary. No record of gas-fired steam boiler explosion in New York City. 20. Ease in maintaining constant pressure due to automatic control. 21. Less loss by radiation in room where it is installed.. 22. Steam available any time of day or night. Is it possible to repair a leak at a hand Yes. hole plate? Explain the method. Tighten the hand hole plate after placing gasket in position; putting hydrostatic pressure on boiler; noting the location of leak; marking with chalk. Relieve pressure from boiler; release tension on hand hole plate; take small hammer; tap spot where leak showed sufliciently hard to drive metal back into proper place. Why is feed water fed to boiler above Feed water is fed to boiler above returns returns? in order to offset the sudden chilling which would cause undue expan sion, resulting in leaks at the rivets. How would you overcome siphoning of By placing a bushing in the main steam a boiler on the district? line on the outlet side of the main steam valve. Size of the bushing to be determined by the horse-power developed. EXPIQIH.method Of hydrostaticitest OX1 The bgilef ishguld bg removed f'Qn'' steam boiler. boiler stand, and placed on wooden horses or boxes at a convenient height, in order to expand tubes, or replace old ones. The return of the boiler to look down; the gauge glass cocks to be shut off; the steam gauge and safety valves to be left on; one try-cock to be left open; the water to be connected by a small piece of hose; the boiler to be entirely filled by city pressure; the try-cock to be shut off; the hand pump then to be connected, and the pressure increased to the hydrostatic test required. Why is a...show more

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  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236874560
  • 9781236874566