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Waterside and Fireside Cleaning of a Boiler

Learning Objectives

  • Recall how to perform a chemical cleaning procedure to clean the waterside of a large watertube boiler
  • Recall how to use a hydrostatic testing procedure to test for leaks in a large watertube boiler
  • Recall how to use a compressed air testing procedure to test for leaks in a large watertube boiler
  • Define what a fireside cleaning of a large watertube boiler entails
  • Recall how to close a boiler after fireside cleaning
  • Recall how to pressurize a boiler and check for leaks after a fireside cleaning

Available in English

50 Minutes

When you complete this lesson you will be able to explain some methods and procedures for cleaning and testing the waterside and fireside of a large watertube boiler.