Chemical cleaning of steam and hot water boilers power up to 400 MW
During the operation of the boiler plant on the walls of the boiler deposits of carbonate, silicate, corrosion, magnetite in excessive thickness and other joints are formed, which can lead to overheating of pipes and their cracking, followed by less heat exchange through such walls causing reduced efficiency of the boiler.
On the new steam boilers, corrosion, burns and other impurities are removed so when steam is released into the system, the subsequently separated particles would not damage the turbine or other equipment.
These impurities are removed by forced circulation using acids, which leads to chemically oxidized reaction of the iron in the base material to magnetite (Fe3O4), which has the function of further protection of the treated surfaces.
Mobile chemical cleaning equipment are used for works of chemical cleaning and passivation.
Passivation of stainless steel pipelines and equipment (AISI 316, 304, DUPLEX and other) in shipbuilding, industry and energetics
Acid treatment or passivation is carried out to remove welding products on pipelines, tanks, profiles, process and other equipment. The procedure is performed by methods of circulation through the system, by spraying or immersing objects in baths, depending on the shape of the equipment which is being treated. The necessary mobile or stationary equipment is used for this procedure, depending on the place of work.
In 2015, we performed the project of chemical cleaning and passivation of the water-steam side of boiler-utilizer of Block C in TE-TO Sisak. The following parts of the boiler included: steam condensate heater (SCH), low pressure system (LPS), high pressure system (HPS) and supply tank.view more