Requirements for boilers fabricated by welding.


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ACID ATTACK

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

LIGHT DISPLACEMENT

The displacement in tons of the ship complete with all outfit, equipment, and machinery on board but excluding all fuel, water in tanks, cargo, stores, passengers, dunnage, and the crew and their effects. The light condition displacement includes the lubricating oil for the machinery and water in the boilers at steaming level. Also called light weight.

LIGHT WEIGHT

The displacement in tons of the ship complete with all outfit, equipment, and machinery on board but excluding all fuel, water in tanks, cargo, stores, passengers, dunnage, and the crew and their effects. The light condition displacement includes the lubricating oil for the machinery and water in the boilers at steaming level. Also called light weight.

FIREBOX

The equivalent of a furnace. A term usually used for furnaces of locomotive boilers and similar types of boilers.

THROUGH STAY

A brace used in fire-tube boilers between the heads or tube sheets.

FIRE ROOM

The compartment in which the ship's boilers or furnaces are stoked and fired. boiler ro

MAIN STEAM HEADER

The part of the system that collects steam from boilers and then distributes the steam to wherever it is needed.

MULTIPLE-PASS BOILER

Boilers in which the flue gases make more than one pass over the heating surfaces.

CSA B-51 CODE

Canadian Standards Association Code for the Construction and Inspection of Boilers and Pressure Vessels. Its purpose is to provide for the safe design, construction, installation, operation, inspection, testing and repair of boilers, pressure vessels, and related equipment; and second, to promote uniform requirements among the Canadian jurisdictions.

ELECTRIC BOILERS

Boilers in which heat is produced by electricity rather than fuel oil or gas. Heat is produced either between two electrodes or by resistance to the flow of electricity through a coiled conductor.

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