Boiler Water Treatment

Boiler Water Treatment

Operators Unlimited recommends a water treatment program for all boilers. Water quality is important and is necessary for proper boiler operations. An improperly treated feedwater system can result in scaling of boiler internals, safety equipment and secondary piping (condensate systems and additional steam piping).

Boilers are used to produce steam. The generation part of a steam system uses a boiler to add energy to a feed water supply to generate steam. The energy is released from the combustion of fossil fuels or from process waste heat.

As customers strive for high purity feed water, Operators Unlimited works with our customers to conduct lab studies and design chemical feed systems to prevent corrosion, scaling and protect your assets.

One common issue caused by corrosion and scaling are pinhole links in the economizer. Installed in the exhaust stream of the boiler, the economizer recovers waste heat and works to transfer this heat to the desired system area. Contaminants can buildup on the inside of the economizer and create pinhole leaks that minimize the effectiveness of this energy saving piece of equipment.

No matter the industry and your water makeup, Operators Unlimited is an experienced, trusted resource for boiler water preparation, conditioning and equipment.

Boiler Feed Water Preparation and Conditioning Services

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Benefits of Boiler Water Preparation/Management: Asset Protection, Energy Savings and Water Savings

Asset Protection
  • Reduce Probability of Failure
  • Reduce Maintenance Costs
  • Protect Asset Value
Energy and Water Savings
  • Utilize a well-designed chemical treatment program to reduce build-up
  • Maximize Cycles of Concentration
  • Conduct Lab Studies to determine minimum effective chemical dosage to maintain high purity feed water
  • Protect your economizer for continued energy savings

Chemical Treatment & Optimization

Cost-effective chemical supplier and custom designed blend resource, resulting in compliant effluent with safe impacts on your company and community. 

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Operational Support & Staffing

Achieve predictable wastewater operational efficiency through, licensed operational staffing, technical support and project management. Need an operator of record, relief staff or full-time operators or a more full-service solution with OU managing your entire wastewater plant? Reach out to discuss our staffing options.

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Operators Unlimited can supply all your wastewater equipment needs. From chemical feed systems to tanks and clarifiers, contact our technical sales team for a quote.

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Engineering Services

Controlling the cost of wastewater treatment while meeting regulatory obligations can be complicated. OU engineers specialize in identifying creative solutions for our clients’ wastewater challenges and utilize the most advanced technology to turn facility problems into cost saving operational solutions.

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