Posted by Wes on October 17, 2001 at 21:51:58:
In Reply to: water in steam posted by Wes on October 17, 2001 at 19:39:49:
Dumped a lot of hot water but it seems to have fixed the problem. Condensate conductivity back to normal. If problem comes back tomorrow I will have to start looking for problems on the load side.
Having trouble with water in steam
: Proccess steam 120psig saturated steam
: Load is heavy all boilers running 90-100% fire
: carry over continued after load dropped to 50-60% fire
: suspect contamination of condensate causing foaming
: dumped condensate and increased frequency of blow down
: this seemed to help
: Any thoughts on how to tell if it is a contamination problem? Is there a good way to test for trace amounts
: of oil, soap, or organic matter?
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