Hurst Boiler receives patent for internal boiler efficiency device

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Hurst Boiler announced the patent approval for its new counter-flow device designed to improve boiler efficiency, which will be presented at IWF 2014.

Integrated inside of the pressure vessel, Hurst’s optional counterflow device is factory-built into the company’s Thermal Master Counter-Flow Boiler Series and can be added to anyof Hurst’s packaged Scotch Marine and Euro Series boilers, depending on desired efficiency requirements.

Representing a new concept in the design of conventional fire tube steam boilers, Hurst’s counter-flow device improves boiler efficiency without increasing the heat transfer surface area and flue gas pressure drop through the boiler, according to the company.

Performing the same function as a traditional external economizer typically used with conventional steam generation systems, the device captures the lost or waste heat from the hot flue and stack gasses of the boiler.

For information, visit Booth No. 6103 at IWF.

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