Boiler feedwater regulation
Kessler, George W. Power Generation Division, Babcock and Wilcox Company, Barberton, Ohio.
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Addition of water to a steam-generating unit at a rate commensurate with the removal of steam from the unit. The addition of water to a boiler requires a feedwater pump or some other device that will develop a pressure higher than that of the steam generated. Means also are required to control the rate at which water is added. See also: Boiler
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