Synopses & Reviews
An unabridged edition with over 100 digitally restored illustrations - This book takes up the infinite detail of boiler rooms, and explains clearly and precisely all features. There are two sections. The first discusses boiler accessories: the feed water pumps, heaters, super-heaters, safety valves, fusible plugs, and such that are found in boiler room equipment. The second section deals with boiler practice: the firing, stoking, cleaning, setting, testing and general care of boilers in all their relations. A practical guide to the care and operation of super-heaters, feed-water heaters, stokers, and other boiler accessories, and the efficient handling of steam boilers.