The senior engineer officer responsible for the satisfactory working and upkeep of the main and auxiliary machinery and boiler plant on board ship.

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ABMA

American Boiler Manufacturers Association.

RETURN-STEAM CONDENSATE

That steam produced by a boiler which returns to the boiler after it has condensed.

ASME SECTION VII SUBSECTION C6

Operation of boiler auxiliaries.

ASME SECTION VII SUBSECTION C4

Prevention of direct causes of boiler failure.

ASME SECTION VII SUBSECTION C2

Operating and maintaining boiler appliances.

PRESSURE LINE FILTER

A filter located in a line conducting working fluid to a working device or devices.

CONDENSATE POLISHER

A device used to clean the returning condensate to the boiler feedwater system.

SWARF

The cuttings, and grinding fines that result from metal working operations.

CALCIUM

A scale forming element found in boiler feed water.

DE-CARBONATION

Refers to the removal of carbon dioxide from the boiler feedwater.

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