Design considerations for CFB boilers

  • Yam Y. Lee

Abstract

Since the 1970s, circulating fluidized bed (CFB) technology has been applied to combustion and steam generation. It has become the technology of choice for clean firing of solid fuels. The success of CFB boilers is mainly due to their fuel flexibility and environmental factors. The advantages include high combustion efficiency, low NO x and SO2 emissions, and the ability to burn a wide variety of fuels including very low grade fuels. In developed countries, stringent environmental regulations have helped promote the use of CFB technology, while in developing countries, the flexibility of burning a variety of fuels has attracted CFB customers.

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Bituminous Coal Petroleum Coke External Heat Exchanger Loop Seal Simplify Process Flow Diagram 
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