If you are one of the many people who already depend on a boiler to circulate hot water or steam through your home, you can depend on Superior Co-Op HVAC technicians to know how to repair or replace your boiler system. You can also rest assured that Superior Co-Op will start with a full expert analysis of your current system before we ever give you our recommendation. Once our boiler analysis has been completed we will give you our best recommendation with options and our pricing. From there we help you make the best decision for your unique situation.
Types of Boilers
Different types of boilers are available in the market, which are manufactured by different manufacturers. The different types of boilers find their use in different applications. As the time has passed, more efficient types of boilers have replaced the old and inefficient ones. This article elaborates on different types of boilers and the boiler classification. Boilers can be broadly classified as shell tube and water tube boilers.
These are the earliest form of high pressure fire tube boiler. These consist of long horizontal cylinder with single large flue containing fire. Fuel is added in the grate area where it burn to produce hot gases. The hot gases transfer the heat to the water.
Water takes heat and after some time it starts boiling to produce steam. Hot gases upon reaching at the end of the fire tube, divided into two section and each move into the one of two side flue which take them once again at the front section of the boiler where they are move into the bottom flue and bottom flue take them toward the chimney.