Building A Large Boiler Solution

Johan Kritzinger, Divisional Head at Energy Partners Steam – a division of Energy Partners and part of the PSG group – provides some insight into the installation of this large steam plant at the Nokeng fluorspar mine. “The mine is a R1.7 billion open-pit project, which will produce 180 000 tons of acid grade fluorspar […]

Water Softener Maintenance

A water softener removes hard water minerals, like calcium and magnesium, which can cause scaling and damage in the boiler tubes,” explains Lionel Maasdorp, MD at Allmech, a South African manufacturer of boilers and supplier of water treatment components.“Cooling towers are another common application for industrial water softeners. They can operate much more efficiently with […]

Understanding Your Options

Lionel Maasdorp, General Manager at Allmech, a South African manufacturer of boilers and supplier of water treatment components, says that the starting point is to understand how much steam your application requires.“Our recommendation is that if you need anything less than a tonne, your best bet is an electrode boiler,” he says. “If it’s not […]