PowerPlus Cleaning Systems’ IMPULSE® Cleaning Technology
IMPULSE®, by PowerPlus Cleaning Systems, enhances boiler operation and minimizes high maintenance expenses associated with other cleaning methods. This revolutionary technology provides significant advantages over traditional boiler cleaning methods like sootblowing, rapping, manual shaking, blasting, and high-pressure water washing.
The IMPULSE® cleaning technology operates online, and uses controlled and repeated pressure waves to proactively dislodge buildup from heat transfer surfaces. While powerful, the IMPULSE® cleaning technology will not damage or erode heat transfer surfaces. It’s also virtually maintenance free.
Buildup, fouling and slagging of heat transfer surfaces can cause tubes to become insulated with particulate. This diminishes convective heat transfer, resulting in reduced efficiency that requires more fuel to maintain steam output. The powerful IMPULSE® cleaning technology augments, or could potentially replace, current cleaning systems used to dislodge buildup and deposits on convection surfaces in boilers and heat exchangers.
This approach provides a high level of penetration, and can dramatically increase performance compared to alternative methods like sootblowing, with reduced operating costs and minimized tube and shield damage.
IMPULSE Cleaning Technology: Specifications
|External Dimensions||~12” x 9” x 6” to ~12” x 12” x 6.5”(~30.5 cm x 22.9 cm x 15.2 cm to ~30.5 cm x 30.5 cm x 16.5 cm)|
|Weight||23 lb. (10.4 kg)|
|Input Voltage||120/240 VAC|
|Input Frequency||50/60 Hz|
|Input Current||0.9 Amps @ 240 VAC/1.8 Amps @ 120 VAC|
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|Frequency of cleaning cycle||every 15 minutes to 1 hour|
|# of impulses per cleaning cycle||20 bursts, Typical|
|Max Operating Temperature||1800º F (870ºC)|
|Weight||205 lbs. (93 kg)|
|Air Consumption||100-120 SCFM @ 70-90 PSI (47-57 l/s @ 4.83-6.21 bar)|
|Operating Temperature||120° to 158° F (48.9° to 70° C)
cooling systems available for higher temperature areas
|Operating Humidity Maximum||90% Relative Humidity, non-condensing|
|Operating Altitude Range||0-9842 ft. (0-3000 m)|
|Storage Temperature Range||-68°F to 122°F (-20°C to 50°C)|
|Storage Humidity Range||20-50% Relative Humidity, non-condensing|
|Storage Altitude Range||0-9842 ft. (0-3000 m)|