Posts Tagged ‘NPFA 85’

Heat Recovery Steam Generator Purge Credit Success

Posted in Control & Safety Systems, Power Generation on Monday, July 29th, 2019. No comments yet
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At the 2019 Ovation Users’ Group Conference, a U.S. power producer shared their story about shrinking down to a 17-minute purge on their combustion turbine (CT) startup. A heat recovery steam generator (HRSG) purge removes combustible levels of fuel mixtures prior to startup. A purge credit allows credit for a prior purge for the next […]

Modernizing Burner Management Systems

Posted in Industrial Energy & Onsite Utilities, Pulp & Paper, Safety on Thursday, March 17th, 2011. No comments yet
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The Industrial Safety and Security Source blog has a post, Firing Up Burner System, which describes the implementation of a burner management system (BMS) at RockTenn‘s recycled paper mill in St. Paul, Minnesota. Their challenge was to replace an old relay panel-based BMS on the plant boilers. The National Fire Protection Agency (NPFA) 85: Boiler […]