Two Varieties of Electric Boilers With Distinct Advantages

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Electric boilers provide reliable performance and efficiency, while being safer and cleaner than other types of boilers. Lathrop Trotter is proud to offer electric steam and hot water boilers from Precision Boilers. There are two varieties of electric boilers: submersible resistant element type boilers and electrode type boilers. These two kinds of electric boilers rarely… Read more »

Introducing the New P-K SOLIS™ Vertical Firetube Boiler

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Lathrop Trotter is proud to offer the new P-K SOLIS™ vertical firetube boiler, the first condensing firetube made by Patterson-Kelley. Delivering the highest quality and efficiency, this condensing boiler is designed to provide optimal comfort as well as savings. Each model features a unique geometric design that optimizes heat transfer, leading to efficiencies of up… Read more »

How Boiler Corrosion Occurs and How to Deal With It

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When it comes to boiler maintenance, you may be focused on major problems like component failures or system breakdowns. You must also be on the lookout for boiler corrosion, a less obvious but very serious problem that can rapidly develop into catastrophic failure of your boiler. Boiler corrosion happens when any iron that is present… Read more »

Condensing Boilers: Stainless Steel Heat Exchanger Options

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Condensing boilers achieve high efficiency by condensing water vapor in the exhaust gases to recover latent heat, which would otherwise be wasted. A conventional boiler burns fuel, producing hot gases that pass through a heat exchanger where much of the heat is transferred to the water. Vapor produced in the combustion process rises into the… Read more »

Six Ways a Modularized Boiler Room Can Improve Your Project

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Modularized design is an effective strategy for the construction of a steam plant project. A modularized approach involves skid mounting, prewiring and pre-piping all the required boiler room equipment components into a self-contained unit, and shipping it complete from the factory. The modularized boiler package is then delivered to job sites where they can be… Read more »

Lathrop is Proud to Represent Precision Boiler in the Kentucky Area

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For over 50 years, Precision Boilers has manufactured boilers with a reputation for performance and reliability. A trusted name that system design engineers and facility owners depend on, Precision Boilers offers a variety of standard models designed and fabricated to strict industry standards. Lathrop Trotter is proud to now represent Precision Boiler in the Kentucky… Read more »

New Stock Boiler Listing Helps Buyers Find the Right Boiler Fast

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Lathrop Trotter is proud to be the Ohio-Indiana-Kentucky area source for industrial steam and hot water boilers. We partner with the leading innovators in boiler technology and are committed to providing you with the best boiler systems available. If you need a boiler fast, take advantage of our Quick Ship program. Our team has added… Read more »

Miura Boilers Safety Features Highlighted in New Video

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Miura Boilers nearly a century of industry experience and over 140,000 units in operation worldwide. Not only does the company boast an impressive profile, but Miura also has an exceptional safety record — zero catastrophic vessel failures resulting in casualty. According to industry experts, some steam boilers are safer than others by design. Everyday safety… Read more »

Evaluating Steam Boilers Lowest Life Cycle Economics

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Steam boiler purchasers often choose boilers based on price. It is important, however, to look at the lowest lifecycle cost. Life cycle economics takes into consideration factors such as upfront cost, operating schedules, projected boiler life, overall efficiency, warranty, annual operating costs for parts and more. When evaluating life-cycle costs in a boiler design, engineers… Read more »

Five Key Considerations in Selecting a Steam Boiler

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Boiler selection plays a crucial role in optimizing the overall efficiency of an industrial facility. Considering the specific requirements of the application or process will help you determine the best type of steam boiler to meet your needs. The most commonly used boiler types in operation today are firetube boilers and watertube boilers. While firetube… Read more »