Boiler Heat Recovery Systems

Boiler Heat Recovery Systems

Updated Jan 21, 2021

 At the end of this lesson, you will be able to describe the equipment used to recover waste heat in a boiler. You will also be able to describe the basic design and operation of a superheater, economizer, and air preheater. • Describe three types of heat recovery equipment • Explain the purpose of a convection superheater • Explain the purpose of a radiant superheater • Describe the purpose of an economizer and the location of the economizer in the boiler • Explain the difference between a counterflow economizer and parallel flow economizer • Explain the purpose of an air preheater and describe the difference between tubular and regenerative air heaters