feedwater


feedwater
Water added to a boiler to replace that lost during operation

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  • feedwater — /feed waw teuhr, wot euhr/, n. water to be supplied to a boiler from a tank or condenser for conversion into steam. Also, feed water. [1860 65; FEED + WATER] * * * …   Universalium

  • feedwater — /ˈfidwɔtə/ (say feedwawtuh) noun water which has been treated to remove impurities, for feeding to a boiler to be converted into steam …   Australian English dictionary

  • feedwater — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun : water sometimes preheated or purified and supplied to a boiler (as for steam) or still * * * /feed waw teuhr, wot euhr/, n. water to be supplied to a boiler from a tank or condenser for conversion into steam. Also, feed… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Feedwater heater — A feedwater heater is a power plant component used to pre heat water delivered to a steam generating boiler. [cite book|author=British Electricity International|title=Modern Power Station Practice: incorporating modern power system… …   Wikipedia

  • Boiler feedwater — is water used to supply ( feed ) a boiler to generate steam or hot water. At thermal power stations the feedwater is usually stored, pre heated and conditioned in a feedwater tank and forwarded into the boiler by a boiler feedwater pump.The water …   Wikipedia

  • Boiler feedwater pump — A boiler feedwater pump is a specific type of pump used to pump feedwater into a steam boiler. The water may be freshly supplied or returning condensate produced as a result of the condensation of the steam produced by the boiler. These pumps are …   Wikipedia

  • Auxiliary feedwater — is a backup water supply system found in pressurized water reactor nuclear power plants. This system, sometimes known as Emergency feedwater, can be used during shutdowns, including accident conditions, and sometimes during startup. It works by… …   Wikipedia

  • Boiler Feedwater —   The water that is forced into a boiler to take the place of that which is evaporated in the generation of steam …   Energy terms

  • Deaerator — A deaerator is a device that is widely used for the removal of oxygen and other dissolved gases from the feedwater to steam generating boilers. In particular, dissolved oxygen in boiler feedwaters will cause serious corrosion damage in steam… …   Wikipedia

  • Franco-Crosti boiler — The Franco Crosti boiler is a type of boiler used for steam locomotives. It was designed in the 1930s by Attilio Franco and Dr Piero Crosti, two engineers working for the Ferrovie dello Stato (FS), the Italian state railway. Purpose The Franco… …   Wikipedia

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