Feedwater

Some articles on feedwater:

Boiler Feedwater Pump
... A boiler feedwater pump is a specific type of pump used to pump feedwater into a steam boiler ...
Boiler Feedwater Pump - Steam-powered Pumps
... steam engines used on ships and stationary applications such as power plants also require feedwater pumps ... power was available to operate the steam-powered feedwater pump) ... displacement pump that had steam valves and cylinders at one end and feedwater cylinders at the other end no crankshaft was required ...
Auxiliary Feedwater
... Auxiliary feedwater is a backup water supply system found in pressurized water reactor nuclear power plants ... This system, sometimes known as Emergency feedwater, can be used during shutdowns, including accident conditions, and sometimes during startup ...
Boiler Feedwater
... Boiler feedwater is water used to supply ("feed") a boiler to generate steam or hot water ... At thermal power stations the feedwater is usually stored, pre-heated and conditioned in a feedwater tank and forwarded into the boiler by a boiler feedwater pump ...
Economizer - Powerplants
... In this context they are often referred to as feedwater heaters and heat the condensate from turbines before it is pumped to the boilers ... is to capture the waste heat from boiler stack gases (flue gas) and transfer it to the boiler feedwater ... This raises the temperature of the boiler feedwater, lowering the needed energy input, in turn reducing the firing rates needed for the rated boiler output ...