Recommended Boiler Inspection Schedule

Recommended Boiler Inspection Schedule

Thermal Tech recommends the following boiler inspection schedule to maintain the life of your boiler system.

Recommended Boiler Inspection Schedule

Daily

  • Check
    • Water Level
    • Combustion visually
  • Blowdown
    • Boiler
    • Water Column
  • Record
    • Feedwater pressure/temperature
    • Flue gas temperature
    • Oil pressure and temperature
    • Gas pressure
    • Atomizing air pressure
    • Boiler water supply and return temperatures
    • Makeup water usage
    • Steam pressure

Treat water according to the established program.

Weekly

  • Check
    • For tight closing of fuel valve
    • Fuel and air linkage
    • Indicating lights and alarms
    • Operating and limit controls
    • Safety and interlock controls
    • For leaks, noise, vibration, unusual conditions

 

Monthly

  • Inspect
    • Burner/Boiler
    • For flue gas leak
    • For hot spots
  • Check
    • Cams
    • For tight closing of fuel valve
    • Fuel and air leakage
    • Indicating lights and alarms
    • Operating and limit controls
    • Safety and interlock controls
    • For leaks, noise, vibration, unusual conditions, etc.
    • Lubrication requirements

Quarterly

  • Analyze Combustion
    • Verify O2% in flue gas is acceptable

Semi-Annually

  • Clean
    • Low water cutoff
    • Oil pump strainer filter
    • Air cleaner and air/oil separator
    • Air pump coupling alignment
    • Ignition Electrode/Check Gap
  • Inspect refractory

Annually

  • Open Boiler and Clean
    • Fireside surfaces
    • Breeching
  • Drain Boiler and Inspect waterside surfaces
    • Perform all functions noted under Semi-Annually

From CB Boiler Care Handbook

 

 


Contact your local Thermal Tech, Inc. office to schedule a date for your service technician to be there when your boiler is down or ready for restart. Our multi-point check including heat exchanger, refractory, insulation, sealing, proper boiler closing, control functioning, and combustion analysis will guarantee your boiler is operating at its designed peak efficiency. It could potentially save thousands of dollars of fuel and operating cost savings.