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Industrial Boilers Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory provides an extensive list of industrial boiler manufacturers and suppliers. Utilize our website to review and source industrial boiler manufacturers with our easy-to-use features which allow you to locate industrial boiler companies that will design, engineer, and manufacture industrial boilers for your exact specifications. Our request for quote forms make it easy to connect with leading industrial boiler manufacturers. View company profiles, website links, locations, phone number, product videos, customer reviews, product specific news articles and other production information. We are a leading manufacturer directory who will connect you with the right manufacturers whether you are looking for industrial boiler machines, industrial heaters, or industrial electric boilers.

Leading Companies:

  • Schenectady, NY 518-344-7490

    Unilux Advanced Manufacturing has years of experience in applications of sales and service of water tube, industrial boilers and packaged products. The Unilux Boiler is the second oldest bent model currently on the market. Specializing in custom-engineered projects, we have the highest standards in quality workmanship, manufacturing, design and performance at our state of the art facility.

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  • Pulaski, NY 315-298-5121

    As the inventor of the vertical tubeless boiler, Fulton has a reputation for success dating back to 1949. We're a global manufacturer of steam, hot water and hydronic boilers; thermal fluid heaters; custom engineered systems; and a full range of ancillary equipment. We continue to make advancements in the boiler market and are committed to improving life through heat transfer solutions.

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  • Fremont, CA 800-227-1966

    Nationwide Boiler is a leading supplier of new and reconditioned boilers for industrial facilities worldwide. We’re a manufacturer’s representative and stocking distributor for B&W package watertube boilers and Superior package firetube boilers, and we have fully reconditioned boilers in a variety of types and sizes. With sales, service and equipment depots throughout the U.S., we strive to provide our customers with reliable equipment and superior service. Call today to learn more!

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  • Crosby, TX 713-453-3539

    We offer a wide variety of boilers at Burner Combustion Systems! Our services include steam boilers, burners and controls, water treatment options, boiler room parts, boiler services, and more. We don't just sell boilers; we also offer maintenance and rentals. We serve several industries, including hospitals, food processing, manufacturing, breweries, and more!

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  • Los Angeles, CA 323-870-6643

    McKenna Boiler has been a leading manufacturer of industrial boilers for over 100 years. With our years of expertise, our customers know they are getting reliable and dependable boilers. Our high-pressure boilers has capacities from 5 BHP to 300 BHP, 220 to 12600 MBTU/HR.

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Industrial Boilers Industry Information

Industrial Boilers

Industrial boilers are typically used to generate steam by applying thermal energy to transform water into steam on a large scale. Often, the steam will be used for heating or to power equipment. High-pressure boilers yield large amounts of steam within the durable chamber. Once enough steam has been created, the steam is released through valves and pressure channels to the destined machinery. Leftover cooled water is sent back to the boiler to be recycled and reheated. To avoid corrosion, fresh water should be added to counterbalance any loss of water during the process.

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Applications of Industrial Boilers

Industrial boilers are built to withstand more stress than commercial boilers or hot water boilers. Industrial boilers are often larger than commercial boilers and are manufactured with steel up to 35 mm thick, allowing for pressures up to 30 bar and above. These features make industrial boilers suitable for industries that require a large heating capacity. Industries such as agriculture, ceramic, electrical, refineries, food and beverages, paper and pulp, manufacturing, and many more employ steam production from industrial boilers for a myriad of applications. These applications range from power generation, heating kilns, driving turbines, agricultural soil steaming, cement production,and large scale heating. Some industries, such as paper and pulp, utilize industrial boilers that are fueled by the waste of their operations.

Industrial Boiler Safety Considerations

The safety and efficiency of industrial boilers has come a long way since their invention. Organizations, such as ASME, helped to create the standards for both design and operation that modern manufacturers adhere to still today. Industrial boilers are now furnished with pressure sensitive gauges and relief valves and fabricated with durable materials to prevent damage. These safety measures reduce risks as well as increase efficiency by reducing heat loss levels and cutting fuel cost. It is important to evaluate your application and choose an industrial boiler constructed by a trusted manufacturer in order to minimize the risk of accidents and increase output.

Notable Types of Industrial Boilers

Industrial boilers can be categorized based on design, fuel used to generate heat, and combustion technology. In regards to design, there are two main concepts. Fire tube boilers and water tube boilers. Fire tube boilers are easy to operate and have a simple design. They transport hot gases, generated by the heating source, through tubes that pass through a water-filled chamber, transferring heat from the gas filled tubes to the water. While fire tube boilers are often less expensive, they have a bulky design, small steam capacities, and low to medium degrees of pressure. Fire tube boilers produce steam rates up to 26,000 pounds per hour. Water tubes, also known as high pressure boilers, have an inverse structure compared to fire tube boilers. Water flows through tubes that are surrounded by a cavity of hot gases. Water tube boilers are capable of producing 10,000 to 1,000,000 pounds of steam per hour. This design is more efficient but more complex and expensive to manufacture. The other downfall to water tube boilers is that the water that goes into the systems needs to be treated to keep the tubes clear from contaminants. To ensure optimal performance, a supporting water treatment system is recommended to supply filtered water.

Industrial boilers can also be classified by fuel type, such as coal, oil, biomass (burnable plant materials such as wood chips or rice husks), natural gas, and steam. Boilers that use steam as fuel (hydronic industrial boilers) need to be coupled with another boiler type. Each fuel type offers varying cost, safety, and environmental benefits. Finally, industrial boilers can be distinguished by the combustion technology used. There are three types. Fluidized Bed systems “bubble” fuel and sand together to create a fuel-air mixture that helps keep uniform temperatures in the fuel bed and reduce emissions. Stoker systems burn coal and spread the heat by either continuous and even coal distribution or by feeding fuel into one area and then distributing the coal with a moving grate. The third combustion technology used to classify industrial boilers is thermic fluid heaters, which use a closed system of petroleum-based fluids to deliver consistent temperature control and good thermal efficiency.

Factors to Consider When Purchasing Industrial Boilers

Other than the combustion technology, you as a buyer need to consider the type of fuel that will be used in a boiler. There are a number of options, ranging from coal to electric to gas to oil.

The standard fuel is coal; however, modern designs use a fine powder of coal called pulverized coal, as fine particles burn more efficiently than lumps. With the addition of a fluidized bed, even biomass can be used as a fuel, which means all organic materials and agricultural waste products are fuel. In homes, electric-powered boilers are used to heat the water. Other than these, gas and oil are extensively utilized in boilers. Gases like natural gas and propane are most commonly used in boilers, as they are cost effective.



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