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What is Boiler Hydrostatic Test in Thermal Power Plants ...

Feb 16 2009 · Entrapped air will drastically increase the time taken to reach the test pressure. Running the hydrostatic test pump increases the boiler pressure gradually till the test pressure. Normally the test pressure is is 1.5 times the maximum allowable operating pressure. Close the pump discharge valves to lock the system pressure. The pressure in the boiler should maintain without dropping for at least 30

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Boiler Hydrostatic testing procedure - Boilersinfo

Aug 30 2017 · While raising the pressure the identified test team should go around the boiler for inspection. Once the Boiler pressure is raised to 10 kg/ cm2 (g) stop the pump and observe the pressure drop. Boiler Hydrostatic testing pressure gauge. If no leakage is observed to the satisfaction of the inspecting personnel start the pressurizing pump. Raise the gradually to 25% of the hydro

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Pressure Testing Feedwater Heaters and Power Plant ...

Jul 20 2011 · This paper discusses factory and field pressure testing of tubular heat transfer equipment such as closed feedwater heaters steam surface condensers and power plant auxiliary heat exchangers built in accordance with Section VIII Division 1 of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code (the ASME Code) and repaired or altered in accordance with the National Board Inspection Code (NBIC) (The ...

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