National Technology Transfer Industrial Training
National Technology Transfer, Inc. presents

Boilers: 2-day classroom Lecture On-Site Training

This on-site training class is also available as Public Schedule Seminar.

Gain a basic understanding of operator responsibilities related to safety, reliability and efficiency of residential, commercial and industrial boiler systems.

Course Description/Agenda

2-day classroom Training:

Boiler maintenance is critical because it determines the life of a boiler. Today?s attention to maintenance affects tomorrow?s bottom line. A well maintained boiler system is reliable and can last 25 years or more. However, it experiences a lot of wear and tear. We teach preventative maintenance to counteract some of the deterioration. We also discuss the common failures and how to diagnose, troubleshoot and fix them.

Gain a basic understanding of operator responsibilities related to safety, reliability and efficiency of residential, commercial and industrial boiler systems.

Client favorite related courses and combinations:

  • HVAC
  • VFDs
  • PLCs
  • Basic Electricity & Troubleshooting

In the 2-day classroom Lecture version of this course you will learn:

  • Boiler construction and components
  • How to prevent common failure modes
  • Combustion and system requirements
  • Flame safeguards and schematic wiring diagrams
  • How to achieve peak efficiencies
  • Boiler safety
  • Preventive maintenance to counteract some boiler deterioration
  • Advanced troubleshooting
  • Learn safe, efficient operation of commercial and industrial boilers

The 3-day Lab + Classroom course weaves in the following Hands-on Lab Exercises:

  • Flame safeguard trainer sequence
  • Component identification
  • Jackshaft linkage adjustments
  • Solenoid valve troubleshooting
  • Wiring the panel
  • Troubleshooting faults

Agenda for the 2-day classroom Lecture option

Operator Responsibilities

  • Safety-priorities and hazard of explosion
  • Waste stream pollution and stack emissions
  • Dependable operation of thermodynamics
  • Specific/sensible/latent heat
  • Superheated
  • Steam expansion & quality
  • Boiler rating terms
  • British thermal unit
  • Heat and temperature
  • Pressure Saturated Steam (Enthalpy) Table
  • Heat transfer boiler basics
  • Steam vs. hot-water boilers
  • Strainer
  • Hydronic system
  • Steam cycle and trap
  • Typical steam piping

Boiler Types & Details

  • Fire-tube
  • Water-tube boilers

Codes & Standards

  • ASME boiler and pressure
  • Vessel code
  • Safety valves
  • Hydrostatic testing
  • Pressure gauge
  • Annual Inspection R (Repair) Stamps Fuels
  • Classification of boiler

Fuels - solid & fossil Combustion Systems & Fuel-Burning Equipment

  • Air for combustion supplied fuel supply systems
  • Ventilation
  • Fuel trains

Combustion Theory & Tuning Controls

  • Firing-rate control
  • Gas pressure switches
  • Oil pressure switch
  • Selector switches
  • System pressure selector
  • Damper position switches
  • Condensate receiver
  • Feedwater pump and control systems
  • Burner operating controls
  • Burner on/off switch
  • Fuel selector switch
  • Lead/lag controls
  • Low fire hold
  • Low-water cutoff
  • Flame sensors
  • Boiler management control systems
  • Gauge glasses


  • Clean Air Act
  • Deposition control
  • Nation Ambient Air Quality Standards

Water Treatment

  • Analysis of each application
  • Basic impurities
  • Pretreatment
  • Internal treatment
  • Silica
  • Oil contamination
  • Minimum tests for small low-pressure systems
  • Boiler water limits and steam purity
  • pH scale
  • Treatment classifications
  • Boiler blowdown
  • Condensate corrosion
  • Condensate testing
  • Hydronic systems

Plant Operations Maintenance & Repairs Record keeping Efficiency

  • Improvements


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National Technology Transfer, Inc.
National Technology Transfer Industrial Training

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