Posted by Lathrop Trotter & filed under Boilers.

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 »

Posted by Lathrop Trotter & filed under Boilers.

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 »

Posted by Lathrop Trotter & filed under Boilers, Education.

Lathrop Trotter is very proud to share our case study about our story of success in boiler selection and installation. Sinclair Community College was facing the hassle of dealing with two old, inefficient, unreliable boilers. Lathrop Trotter was tasked with not only finding the best boiler for Sinclair, but also finding a way to get… Read more »

Posted by Lathrop Trotter & filed under Boilers, Education.

Lathrop Trotter is proud to present our newest eBook, “Choosing The Right Steam Boiler: Planning With Priorities”. Downloading this eBook supplies engineer with the do’s and don’ts on how to select a steam boiler that is efficient, saves costs, and effective for their application. To us boiler industry veterans a well-designed boiler that has been… Read more »

Posted by Lathrop Trotter & filed under Boilers, Efficiency.

Optimizing plant performance begins with identifying ways to reduce costs and increase efficiency. When planning a plant expansion, it is important to conduct a thorough assessment of the current plant, and assess projected energy requirements for the plant expansion. Follow-up assessments conducted after the plant expansion is complete will identify whether or not performance goals… Read more »

Posted by Lathrop Trotter & filed under Education, News.

In theory, the distinction between suppliers, contractor, and consultants is clear. Suppliers provide physical supplies and materials, contractors provide the actual labor, and consultants provide expert guidance and advisement. In a world of complex and interrelated supply chains, however, the lines become less discernable. In the industrial equipment purchasing process it may not always be… Read more »

Posted by Lathrop Trotter & filed under Boilers, News.

The Lathrop Trotter team is excited to announce its partnership with Schebler Chimney Systems. In business for well over a century, Schebler provides engineering and manufacturing expertise for applications requiring prefabricated chimney systems, heavy-wall engineered stacks, and grease duct systems. Specific areas in which Lathrop Trotter will work with Schebler include engineered stacks and grease duct… Read more »

Posted by Lathrop Trotter & filed under Cooling Towers, News.

Lathrop Trotter is proud to be a “Featured Rep” in the most recent EvapTech newsletter. EvapTech® is a leading designer and manufacturer of cooling towers for customer needs in the power generation, industrial, refrigeration, and HVAC evaporative cooling markets. Our team first partnered with EvapTech in 2009, and has since represented their products in the… Read more »

Posted by Lathrop Trotter & filed under Boilers, Safety.

Whether it is for comfort heat or process power, your steam boiler is an essential piece of equipment for your operation. A steam boiler failure can lead to serious problems, from safety issues to expensive downtime and loss of profits. Knowing when to replace your steam boiler can keep you from being caught in an… Read more »

Posted by Lathrop Trotter & filed under Uncategorized.

Facilities that experience excessive heat or airborne particulate resulting from manufacturing processes must exhaust the hot and/or contaminated air to maintain optimal plant conditions. In order to avoid negative pressure and inhibited air flow, it is essential that an effective means for resupplying fresh air be integrated into a comprehensive air handling solution. Wing HS… Read more »