A well-planned condition assessment program is essential for the continued availability and reliability of your boiler and associated equipment, as well as the safety of plant personnel. When coupled with an overall plant maintenance strategy, timely condition assessment can provide the basis for long-range asset management and financial planning.
Comprehensive condition assessment services from B&W combine our breadth of available testing techniques with more than 150 years of boiler design and operating experience.
Individual tests as well as complete condition assessment programs are available for most boiler types, including large steam generating systems, two-drum industrial and recovery boilers, and package boilers.
Most condition assessment inspections involve a combination of techniques, depending on the specific unit history and operating conditions. B&W offers a wide range of industry-standard nondestructive evaluation (NDE) techniques in conjunction with our proprietary techniques to offer a customized inspection program, including:
B&W’s complete range of condition assessment services includes comprehensive testing throughout the boiler and associated components, including:
In addition to boiler inspections, specialized testing and evaluations are available on environmental equipment, tubular air heaters and spray attemperators, to name a few. B&W service specialists can assist with water chemistry and boiler chemical cleaning, structural evaluations, air heater inspection and maintenance, and the operation and maintenance of coal pulverizers. Our worldwide network of field service engineers provides the experienced technical support you need – whether your equipment was designed by B&W or another manufacturer.
As an integral part of B&W’s complete boiler aftermarket service offerings, our in-house laboratory boiler component testing services provide much more than just numbers. Our skilled lab analysts and expert boiler engineers can determine the reasons for a tube failure, help predict future problems that may arise, and provide guidance and recommendations for long-range asset planning, all from one source.
With a wide range of laboratory boiler testing services available, we can provide a complete diagnosis and treatment plan for your critical steam generating assets.
Our laboratory services include: