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Steam Boilers Care & Operation by Robert H Kuss. A practical guide to the care and operation of super-heaters, feed-water heaters, stokers, and other boiler accessories, and the efficient handling of steam boilers. This book is a reprint of a 1920 book on steam boilers. It is an unabridged edition with over 100 digitally restored illustrations - This book takes up the infinite detail of boiler rooms, and explains clearly and precisely all features. There are two sections. The first discusses boiler accessories: the feed water pumps, heaters, super-heaters, safety valves, fusible plugs, and such that are found in boiler room equipment. The second section deals with boiler practice: the firing, stoking, cleaning, setting, testing and general care of boilers in all their relations. Its a fascinating look at steam power from a time when it was the predominant industrial power source. Chapters are;
Boiler attachments
Valves
Steam piping
Pumps
Regulating and heating feed water
Steam end auxiliaries
Manipulation of special furnaces and mechanical stokers
Operating combinations of units
Boiler room measuring instruments
Boiler management
Corrosion
Incrustation or scale formation
Boiler explosions
Smoke prevention
Heat value of fuels
Horsepower of boilers boiler trials
Draft apparatus
Fuel economisers
Power plant accessories
Boiler settings
Hand fired furnaces
Hand fired grates
Firing by hand
Special hand fired furnaces
Mechanical stokers

Softcover, 201 pages, 190mm x 235mm, b&w photos, brand new. Check out my other listings for more books Im happy to combine postage where possible. Pickup is at Seddon. Please click here to ask a question
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