Boiler Steam Test | A newly registered boiler to issue renewal certificate steam test to be done
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Boiler Steam Test
Boiler steam test :–
A newly registered boiler to issue renewal certificate steam test to be done in presence of boiler inspector. At the time of test safety valve shall be left free and capable of being adjusted to approval of working pressure. After the adjustment of valve to be corrected blowing pressure the boiler shall be trial at full steam and firing with the feed water shutoff and the stop valve shall be closed, during which time the inspector shall be note the accumulation of pressure and other details of the test as well as loading and adjustment of safety valve. All the safety valve blow down to be about 5% of working pressure.
A steam test is primarily intended for the purpose of ascertaining of actual test whether the safety valve are sufficient to reliever boilers effectively of excess steam and whether they operate at the time when maximum working pressure is reached. Inspector should always send to owner due notice of the date fixed for the steam test.