Difference between Boiler Mountings and Accessories [PDF]
Boiler Mountings and Accessories play a key role while running any boiler i.e. whether it is a water tube boiler or a Fire-tube boiler.
Hello Readers. In the last class, we had discussed detailed information on Boilers along with high-pressure boilers. Therefore, in today's class, we will discuss the difference between boiler mountings and accessories in a detailed way.
Before looking at the differences between them, let's see the definitions of Boiler Mountings and Accessories.
As the name mountings, in the sense, they are mounted on the surface of the boiler. The mountings are the parts without which the boiler operation is not possible.
Some of the examples of Boiler Mountings are as follows.
- Water Level Indicator
- Pressure Gauge
- Feed check valve
- Fusible Plug
- Blow off cock
- Safety Valves
Some of the figures of Boiler Mountings are as follows.
In order to improve the efficiency of the boiler, accessories are attached to the boiler drum. Compared to boiler mountings, these are not the essential parts and without them, the operation is carried out but the efficiency will be quite low.
Some of the Examples of Boiler Accessories are as follows.
- Feed Pumps
- Steam Separator
- Air Preheater
A detailed explanation for the Boiler Mountings and Boiler Accessories is here.
Some of the figures of Boiler Accessories are as follows.
Difference between Boiler Mountings and Accessories:
Now let's see the difference between Boiler Mountings and Boiler Accessories in the form of a tabular column.
|Boiler Mountings||Boiler Accessories|
|They are mounted on the surface of the boiler.||The accessories are the integral parts of the boiler.|
|Inside the boiler, the fluid parameters are controlled by the boiler mountings.||Outside the boiler, the fluid parameters are controlled by the boiler Accessories.|
|They can ensure the safety of the boiler.||They can ensure the efficiency of the boiler.|
|Boiler mountings are essential for the operation to be carried out.||They are not at all essential for the operation to be carried out.|
|Some of the examples of Boiler Mountings are Water Level Indicator, Pressure Gauge, Blow off cock, Fusible Plug, Feed check valve, and Safety Valves.||Some of the examples of Boiler Accessories are Economizer, Steam Separator, Air Preheater, Superheater, and Feed Pumps.|
This is a detailed explanation of Boiler Mountings and Accessories. If you have any doubts, you can feel free to ask and we will reply to you as soon as possible.
More Resources:Lamont Boiler and Benson Boiler
Cochran Boiler, Babcock and Wilcox boiler
References [External Links]:
- Boiler Mountings: A Comprehensive List - Marine Insight
- Boiler Mounting And Accessories By Prof Ravi Kumar