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 »

Miura Maximizes Safety with Low Water Content Boiler Design

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Safety is a crucial concern when it comes to industrial boilers. A sudden transition from water to steam can create an extremely dangerous situation, considering that a pound of steam takes up 1600 times the volume of a pound of water. The effects of pressure and temperature on the physical state of water is also… Read more »

Miura LX and EX Series Boilers – Safe, Reliable, and Efficient

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When it comes to boiler safety, reliability, and efficiency, nothing surpasses a Miura boiler. The LX and EX series Miura boilers feature designs that minimize carryover and produce 99+% dry saturated steam in less than 5 minutes from a cold start. Faster start-up means less fuel used, greater savings, and more responsible use of environmental… Read more »

Advantages of a Modularized Approach to Steam Plant Construction

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The modular design concept has become widely adopted in a variety of industrial settings, including steam plant construction. This approach to building systems for steam plants involves skid mounting equipment into self-contained units at the factory. These units are delivered to job sites where they can be stacked and arranged to form customized steam rooms…. Read more »

High Performance Boilers: Four Features that Improve Performance

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Industrial and power sectors need a higher level of industrial boiler performance than what is required from boilers used in heating or campus type applications. The types of boilers that operate at this accelerated level are categorized as high performance boilers. High performance boilers are used for processes in which loss of steam or poor… Read more »

How Water Quality Impacts Boiler Performance

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Reliability is absolutely essential to optimal boiler performance. In order to achieve the highest degree of dependability in a boiler it is important to identify and address the primary causes of boiler problems. One of the most common issues that can compromise a boiler is poor water quality. The effect of water quality on boiler… Read more »

Miura Watertube Boilers – Engineered for Safety

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It is widely accepted in the boiler industry that watertube boilers are safer than firetube boilers by design. In a watertube boiler, a high volume of water is distributed amongst many small tube and the amount of water in the drum is relatively small. In the event that a watertube bursts, pressure vessel pressure is… Read more »