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Beware of Hissing Feedwater Heaters That Can Bite Your Bottom Line

Small problems can lead to large impacts on a long-term basis. Heat rate surveys, improved instrumentation, and utilizing real-time monitoring and diagnostics can help recover plant efficiency and save money,…


Oil Pump Amps Provide the Clue Marnie Needs to Stave Off Trouble

Incessant trivial alarms can drown out important warnings and cause headaches for control room operators. In this installment of Marnie Surfaceblow, our fearless heroine wades through all the noise to…


Upgraded Boiler Feedwater Pump Improves Efficiency and Adds Flexibility

Times have changed. Not long ago, baseload units came online and went straight to full load for days on end. Now, those same units are being asked to cycle operations…


Prevent Contamination and Corrosion in Demineralized Water Storage Tanks Using Nitrogen Sparging and Blanketing

The electric power generation industry relies heavily on demineralized and deionized water during process operations. Managing the water supply is critical not only under normal operating conditions, but also during…