Caused by an incomplete flushing after an acid cleaning process of boilers or similar equipment.


Related Terms

CRUDE OIL WASHING

A technique of cleaning tanks in oil tankers.

SOOT BLOWER

A tube from which jets of steam or compressed air are blown for cleaning the fireside of tubes or other parts of the boiler.

ACID CLEANING

The process of cleaning the interior surfaces of steam-generating units by filling the unit with a dilute acid accompanied by an inhibitor to prevent corrosion and by subsequently draining, washing, and neutralizing the acid by a further wash of alkaline water.

TUBE CLEANER

A device for cleaning tubes by brushing, hammering, or by rotating cutters.

CLEANING IN TRANSIT

The stopping of articles (such as farm products) for cleaning at a point between the point of origin and destination.

ABRASIVE BLASTING

The cleaning or finishing of surfaces by the use of an abrasive entrained in a blast of air.

AIR WASHER

1. A device for cooling and cleaning air in which the entering warm, air washer air-water jet moist air is cooled below its dew point by refrigerated water so that although the air leaves close to saturation with water, it has less moisture per unit volume than when it entered. 2. Apparatus to wash particulates and soluble impurities from air by passing the airstream through a liquid bath or spray.

BATING

Cleaning of depilated leather hides by the action of tryptic enzymes.

BLAST CLEANING

Any cleaning process in which an abrasive is directed at high velocity toward the surface being cleaned, for example, sand blasting.

BLASTING

1. Cleaning materials by a blast of air that blows small abrasive particles against the surface. 2. The act of detonating an explosive.

Related questions

MarineProHelp 2018 - 2020