Essential Tools For Proper Installation Of Your Boiler


A boiler is a major appliance used in many industries for production of high amounts of heat and pressure. Some of the major industries that use boiler extensively include textile industry, chemical plants, sugar factories, paper manufacturing plants, etc. When it comes to smooth and efficient working of a boiler, it is essential to know that there are many aspects that contribute to smooth and proper working of a boiler. One of these aspects is installation of the boiler. When a boiler is installed, it is essential that all the components of the boiler are installed correctly so that the boiler could deliver its complete efficiency while being safe from any damage or defect.

For best and correct installation, first of all, you need a knowledgeable and competent person who has enough knowledge about installation of boilers. Only a well educated person having a complete knowledge of boiler installation can install your boiler with complete accuracy. After you have found the best man for boiler installation, you need various tools and equipments that are needed for installation of boiler in your industrial plant. Here are some of them.

Tube Guide

A tube guide or a tube pilot is used with a tube for installation. The tube guide is used for protection of the tube end during installation. The tube guide is placed at the end of the tube to protect it from any damage while progressing inside the boiler. The tube guide is provided with strong nylon bristles at its backend which hold it firmly inside the tube so that it does not detach from the tube during installation.

Tube Flare

Once the tube is inserted into the tube sheet, you need to increase the diameter of the tubes so that it gets locked in the tube, but you need to keep in mind that there is no harm done to the tube surface. A tube flaring tool is used for performing this task, which performs it in very little time and without any damage to the tube surface.

Tube End Farces

When you are installing tubes of a boiler, you need to make joints in the tubes for obtaining desired length. Before the joint is made through welding, the ends of the tubes need to be faced for an even surface needed for a strong weld. A tube ends facing tool is used for this purpose.

Along with these tools for proper installation of the boiler, you also need to keep in mind that you have to hire a competent and well educated boiler operator so that he could operate your boiler with full efficiency as well as keep it safe for a long time. Additionally, you also need to keep in mind that you have to focus on the proper maintenance of your boiler at frequent intervals for the best working of your boiler equipment.

Author’s Bio: The author of the above article is working with where his job is to provide information about industrial tools for the best efficiency and productivity of the industries.