Combustion Technology Boiler School – Training
We offer on-site and off-site, in our Modern Mobile Boiler room, training for your employees.
Basic trouble shooting and problem solving is covered to empower them to better understand a boiler’s operation
Certificates are issued upon completion of courses.
BURNER OPERATING COURSE
BOILER OPERATING COURSE
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All equipment manufactured, imported and supplied by Combustion Technology fully complies with South African Legislation, in particular the Pressure Equipment Regulations (PER), South African National Standards – SANS 347 and SANS 329.
Our commissioning and service technicians are SAQCC Gas Registered Gas Practitioners in terms of the PER which will issue a Certificate of Compliance (C.o.C) if the gas installation meets all SANS 329 requirements. All our gas burners and gas components are Safe Gas Equipment Scheme registered.
AUTOFLAME E-TRAINING SESSIONS
Autoflame E-Training sessions
Join the Autoflame training sessions from your own home!! In the face of the global pandemic, Autoflame launched E-training sessions for businesses and consumers. The sessions have been very popular worldwide as they are an excellent opportunity to interact with the Autoflame team.
Here is your chance to join a 1-hour session hosted for Mini Mk8 and Mk 8 end users over Zoom! For more information or to book Private Training Sessions, get in touch with our team. All you need is a stable connection and you are good to go!
Training videos, in partnership with Ware Inc. USA, will be regularly updated.
Monthly Boiler Maintenance
On this episode of the Boiling Point, Ritchie talks about monthly boiler maintenance.
Today, Ritchie and Mike walk through the steps you should be taking monthly to maintain your rental boiler room. Each of these steps is to ensure that your equipment is running in top condition and prevent boiler equipment failure. With the right preventative maintenance plan, failure can be avoided and chances reduced.
Check out this latest timelapse video of a fire tube boiler installation at Milton Academy. What should you do if you need a fire tube boiler installed but rigging and placement are the ultimate challenge? Watch the video and see how it’s done. Special thanks to: The Wilkonson Companies, Easco, Limpsfield, Autoflame and Yaskawa.
How to Blowdown a Steam Boiler
Learn how to blowdown a steam boiler step-by-step with this video. Jude Wolf of Boiler University shows how to blowdown a boiler and why you should be blowing down the boiler. Boiler Blow down is incredibly important and something that should be done daily. It is not only a safety issue but can increase the life of your boiler. Simple steam boiler maintenance such as boiler blowdown is a good way to have a good boiler for years.
How do we configure a 4-20mA mass flow meter with the Mk8 EGA Evo
Tom Garrett explains how to set up a 4-20mA flow meter with the Mk8 EGA Evo.
How To Tell if Soot or Scale is in Your Boiler
Jude shows a simple way to determine if you are having soot or scale build-up in your boiler.
How Scale Can Affect Your Boiler and How to Prevent It
Scale can kill a perfectly good boiler, learn how to prevent it today! Ritchie talks with instructor Jude Wolf about why scale can build up in a boiler and how it can reduce the life of the boiler. Not only is it detrimental to the boiler system, it can also reduce efficiency costing you more money in fuel costs.
How to Get High Pressure Steam in Minutes!
Ritchie is talking with Gerald Blain about a new boiler that is currently being installed. Vapor Power donated them one of their circulatic boiler systems. These tight packages are designed to give you the most bang for the footprint. Watch as they go in-depth in this amazing little system.
What is Pump Cavitation in Boiler Feed Water?
Curious why your feed water pump sounds like rocks are in it? It’s most likely cavitation! Today, Jude goes over what pump cavitation is and how it effects your boiler feed water system. You can learn this and more from our customised Training sessions.
Looking at the Main Flame in the Boiler
Ritchie Ware talks with Boiling Point newbie (but not to the steam industry!) Scotty Hollis about what your main flame should look like in a steam boiler. Making sure your flame is proper is one of the best ways to get the most out of your boiler. Watch and learn about the flame inside your boiler!
WHAT CAN I USE AUTOFLAME’S GAS & AIR PRESSURE SENSORS FOR?
Tom Garret runs through a multitude of uses for Autoflame’s Gas & Air Pressure sensors when used in conjunction with MM combustion controllers and the Data Transfer Interface.
HOW TO CHECK IF A BOILER IS AT RATE - BOILING POINT
Today, Jude Wolf goes through a few methods on how to determine if your boiler is at rate. Determining rate can be very important as it can confirm that you are using your boiler to its specifications. Over-firing the boiler can cause damage while under firing can reduce the expected steam output.
WHAT ARE TURBULATORS?
Jude explains what turbulators are and how these metal strips are very important to the combustion of your boiler.
You can learn this and more at one of Combustion Technology’s training programs we offer.
TechTips – with downloadable PDF’s
TECH TIP - Boiler Explosions
TECH TIP - TURNDOWN FOR WHAT
TECH TIP - HOW BOILER TURNDOWN RATIO AFFECTS BOILER PERFORMANCE
TECH TIP - BOILER THERMAL SHOCK - THE ENEMY WITHIN
TECH TIP - BOILER FUEL 101 - BURN BABY BURN
TECH TIP - BOILER EXPLOSIONS
Tech Tip - Routine Boiler Maintenance
Tech Tip - BOILER CARRY-OVER
Tech Tip - HOW TO REPAIR YOUR BOILER REFRACTORY AFTER IT GETS SHOCKED (And When to Call a Professional)
Tech Tip - Temporary Facility Closures Call for Proper Boiler Shut Down Process
Tech Tip - How to Increase Boiler Efficiencies for a Green(Er) Tomorrow
Tech Tip - 6 Tips to make your heating plant more efficient and reduce consumption and costs
Tech Tip - Boiler leakage tip
Tech Tip - Checking emissions
Tech Tip - Improve your Boiler's Efficiency with these 3 Tips
Tech Tip - Oxygen Trim
Tech Tip - How to do a Boiler Blowdown
Tech Tip - How to do a Boiler Blowdown - how doing the simple things can optimize your boiler operation
Tech Tip - Optimizing Cleaver Brook Boilers
Tech Tip - The Dangers of Neglecting Regular Boiler Maintenance
SAGA - Safe Operations of Gas Systems
Boiler Maintenance Checklist