UTILITY BOILER HEADERS

 

 

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Hiring Pipe Welders

Feb 2015

welderChanute Manufacturing is currently hiring Pipe Welders qualified in TIG welding of light to heavy-wall tubing. Please visit our Employment page for more information.

RecentEvents

Optimus Ships Large Firetube Boiler

March 2014

demoOptimus Engineered Products designed and produced this waste heat firetube boiler that will extract heat from a 2100°F gas stream and produce 300,000 lb/hr of steam @ 740 psi.

firetube boiler

The system also included a smaller firetube boiler that shared a common steam drum. All units shipped on time for a March 2014 delivery.

 

Utility Boiler Headers

Chanute has fabricated a wide variety of superheater, reheater and economizer headers and manifolds for solid fuel steam generators. Chanute has supplied hundreds of headers ranging up to 38” diameter and over 5” thick, and has supplied them to some of the country’s largest, flagship plants including 1300 MW supercritical units with design pressures up to 4160 psi. Headers can be designed in multiple segments or as full length depending upon installation access.

utility superheater header

One of four 30" diameter x 2" thick x 82' long SA335P22 headers supplied to a southwestern utility

Fabrication Expertise That Makes a Difference

With almost 25 years of header fabricating experience, Chanute is equipped to perform all fabrication in house. Machining and hole preparation are performed on horizontal boring mills while tube stubs are manufactured and installed to exacting tolerances. Tube to header welding is performed by Chanute’s world class welders who perform thousands of these welds each year.

economizer - sulfuric acid plant

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Engineering Upgrades

Chanute’s engineering staff can upgrade your replacement headers to resolve operating and mechanical issues. It is also common for our customers to upgrade material types to improve reliability and extend the life of the header. Chanute's engineers are qualified to evaluate flow distribution, thermal expansion and perform the applicable code calculations.

   
   

 

 

 

 

 

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