Steam Boilers & Steam Distribution Systems

Course Description

This workshop utilizes live experiments and demonstrations to cover all facets of steam system care: boiler auxiliaries, combustion equipment, water treatment, steam traps, plus addition valuable information.

Course Length

24 hours


Persons attending this workshop will:

  • Learn how to reduce fuel consumption costs
  • Improve their understanding of boiler treatment water chemicals and their applications
  • Learn proper methods of selecting, sizing, installing and troubleshooting steam traps
  • Learn how to recognize potential safety hazards and eliminate them
  • Understand do-or-die piping practices that must be followed for the system to work correctly
  • See how to eliminate many common steam system problems before they develop
  • Gain tried and true tips and short cuts to save money, time and work

Topical Outline

  • Steam Basics
  • Boiler Theory and Operation
  • Boiler Construction and Code Requirements
  • Steam Side Accessories & Controls
  • Water Supply Systems & Controls
  • Water Treatment Systems & Chemicals
  • Fuel Systems & Controls
  • Boiler Operation & Maintenance
  • Steam Distribution
  • Pressure Reducing Valves
  • Steam Traps
  • The Condensate System