Boiler Firing Controls and Components Training

533-01 Fuel Combustion and Controls

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to understand the importance of complete combustion and describe the components used to make this possible. You will distinguish the different types of fuel controls used on a pulverized unit and a cyclone unit.

  • Explain a combustion chamber
  • Discuss the different types of fuels used
  • Explain a pulverized coal firing process
  • Explain a cyclone furnace
  • Describe a fuel oil atomizer
  • Describe an ignitor and its operation
  • Explain the different types of oil guns

533-02 Boiler Burner Controls and Management

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to describe the different control types used, control hardware, and the effects of optimizing combustion. You will understand the system requirements for burner management, including flame monitoring techniques and scanning coal flames.

  • Explain different combustion control types
  • Discuss control hardware
  • Explain combustion optimization
  • Explain system requirements for burner management
  • Describe flame-monitoring techniques