WMSoc Training Courses - Steam Boiler Water Chemistry Foundation - W253



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City & Guilds accredited

ONE-DAY COURSE:  9.15am ? 5pm

Lunch and refreshments provided

Printed delegate materials provided

 

WHO FOR:

People who wish to learn about the reasons for boiler water treatment and the chemical controls, recent entrants into the industry, people redefining their jobs, and those requiring a refresher course. This course gives a broad overview of water treatment.

 

PRE-COURSE PREPARATION:

Delegates with no chemistry background, to secondary school level or above, should complete W252 Water Treatment Chemistry Foundation before attending this course.

 

OBJECTIVES:

This course is designed to:

  • Give delegates a firm background in the objectives and control of water treatment of steam boilers.
  • Explain the functioning of base-exchange softeners and where/why they are needed.
  • Consider the control of fire tube boiler systems.

 

TOPICS COVERED:

Introduction to the following:

  • Basic Water Chemistry in relation to steam production.
  • Understanding the chemistry of important parameters in steam boiler control.
  • Objectives of boiler water treatment.
  • Base-exchange softening of raw water to produce water suitable for fire tube boiler make-up .
  • Operational problems associated with base-exchange softeners.
  • Thermal reduction of oxygen in boiler feed water
  • Review of the chemistry and requirements of internal treatment programmes for fire tube steam boilers and control of blowdown.
  • Methods available for treatment of condensate.
  • Boiler Water Service Reports - customer expectations and service provider services/requirements.

 

ASSESSMENT:

60 minute written exam with 70% pass mark. A resit is possible for anyone failing the exam for an additional fee.

6 CPD points awarded.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

The content of this course was previously taught in W016 Cooling & Boiler Water Chemistry Part 1 and as separate course W16B Boiler Water Chemistry Part 1.

This course forms part of the Water Treatment Hot & Cold Water and Steam Boiler Systems qualification.

 

FURTHER STUDY:

W254 Steam Boiler Water Chemistry Advanced


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Venue Details:

The Water Management Society ,
6 Sir Robert Peel Mill,
Fazeley,
Tamworth,
Staffordshire,
B78 3QD,
United Kingdom

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