Total SystemsTotal systems solutions, or turnkey system management, can encompass all the systems that surround a boiler — fuel, air and ash handling — or just one of them. The turnkey process remains the same in all these situations, with three key stages:
- Complete System Analysis
- Design & Engineering
- On-site Installation
Fuel HandlingFuel handling systems must be tailored to ensure that fuel size is up to spec and that the rate of fuel supply meets the system’s requirements, as well as regulate the fuel mix in co-firing systems. Whether biomass, coal, or both, key components include:
- Material Handling Conveyors
- Metering Bins
Air HandlingAir handling systems regulate the amount of air that gets to the boiler, the general flow through the system, and exhaust. Each system is intricate and highly customized, whether new or retrofitted with the following types of equipment:
- Dust Collectors
- Expansion Joints
- Industrial Fans
Ash HandlingAsh handling is often subsumed under the general header "material handling." To comply with emissions requirements and save systems from the corrosive effects of ash, though, it’s important to attend to the specifics of ash handling, such as:
- Ash Conveyors
- Ash Storage Silos
- Double Dump Valves
- Rotary Airlock Feeders
Field ServiceBeing caught without a ready solution when a system breaks down can burn valuable time and money, as well as be a real danger. Instituting preventative maintenance and finding a reliable emergency repair provider is crucial. Consider:
- Emergency Equipment Repair
- Industrial Fan Service
- Preventative Maintenance
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