Akkaya | Steam Boilers & Technology Akkaya Blowtherm Abney & Abney Associates Product Review The reasons for using steam as a heat transfer media in industry are its property to be a good heat carrier, high heat transfer property and easiness to physical movement. Steam is also used as humidifier in some processes. You will find some useful information about chosing of steam boiler and some tips about boilers below.”
1- Heating Surface : Heating surface is the main unit for the boilers or any kind heat exchanger. Especially when buying a boiler it is a big advantage for the customer to be familiar with this description. Heating surface description is used to describe the capacity and size of the boiler. The heating surface of a boiler means the total area of the boiler parts that are in contact with water and the hot gases and flame. the bigger the heating surface of a boiler bigger is the capacity of boiler.
2- Steam Quality : This description is used to give idea about the quantity of the condensate that coexists with the saturated steam.The value of steam quality is in between 0 and 1. The formula is ; steam quality = Saturated Steam (kg) / [ Saturated Steam + Condensate ] (kg). For dry steam required processes this value is expected to be close to 1.
3- F&A 100 C and Actual Steam Value : Steam Capacity can be from and at 100 degC or it can be actual. Steam capacity at F&A 100 degC is an industry standard which means equivalent steam generated whe...