Water Tube

Some articles on water, tube, water tube, tubes:

Boiler - Overview - Configurations
... where a fire heats a partially filled water container from below ... Fire-tube boiler ... Here, water partially fills a boiler barrel with a small volume left above to accommodate the steam (steam space) ...
Water-tube Boilers - Applications - Railway - Hybrids
... A slightly more successful adoption was the use of hybrid water-tube / fire-tube systems ... it was an effective design to use a water-tube design here and a conventional fire-tube boiler as an economiser (i.e ... The only railway use of water-tube boilers in any numbers was the Brotan boiler, invented in Austria in 1902 by Johann Brotan and found in rare examples ...
Water-tube Boilers
... A water tube boiler is a type of boiler in which water circulates in tubes heated externally by the fire ... Fuel is burned inside the furnace, creating hot gas which heats water in the steam-generating tubes ... In smaller boilers, additional generating tubes are separate in the furnace, while larger utility boilers rely on the water-filled tubes that make up the walls of the furnace to generate steam ...

Famous quotes containing the words tube and/or water:

    Even crushed against his brother in the Tube the average Englishman pretends desperately that he is alone.
    Germaine Greer (b. 1939)

    ‘Tis not enough on roots and in the mouth,
    But give me water heavy on the head
    In all the passion of a broken drouth.
    Robert Frost (1874–1963)