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How to Measure the Efficiency of a Deaerator

A deaerator is a specialized piece of equipment used with a boiler. Its purpose is to dissolve oxygen through a mechanical process to reduce the need for water treatment with chemicals. It effectively removes other gases as well, which protects the boiler from being pitted or corroded so it has a longer lifespan. Measuring the technical efficiency of a deaerator...

The Purpose of a Deaerator

The dictionary defines the verb “deaerated” as the act of removing air or gas from an object like a water tube type boiler. Deaerators are most often used in power plants and chemical process industries as those places most often use steam-generating boilers. A deaerator is hardly a common household term. Yet for many decades deaerators have been integral as equipment...