Posted by Wes on November 08, 2001 at 22:44:30:
In Reply to: PITTING ON TUBES posted by MIKE on November 07, 2001 at 14:58:07:
Proper lay up is good prevention but once the damage is done the cure is to retube. If its a fire tube boiler better look at tube sheet and shell once tubes are pulled.
: JUST OPENED A BOILER THAT WAS FULL OF WATER ,IT HAD BEEN IDLE FOR 1 1/2YEARS HAD BEEN TOLD IT HAD BEEN RETUBED 1YEAR EARLIER ,NOW IT HAS PITTING ON THE TUBES ,RESULTING IN TUBE LEAKS ,POOR LAYUP TO BE THE BLAME ? NEED SOME CURES TO THIS SITUATION AS IT IS GOING TO BE DIFFICULT TO DEAL WITH THANKS
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