Increase capacity of the thermal power plant
JL De Ball, Granby
The plant was furnished with two serpentine boilers, each 350 hp, that had become obsolete. In terms of their capacity, the steam production limit of 23,000 lb/hr barely managed to handle the peak loads of the plant. Given that a new continous tint line was to be added, it was decided to modify the boiler.
As the available construction budget was restricted, the option of installing a used boiler was considered. For CIMA+, the project included:
- installation of a new 24,000 lb/hr boiler in a very restricted space
- installation of an economizer for pre-heating the water supply
- provision for the future installation of a direct contact heat recovery system
- increasing the capacity of auxiliary systems
The work was completed before the new process line was commissioned.