Chemical Engineering - Environmental Engineering - Discussion


Which of the following is the most detrimental for water used in high pressure boiler ?

[A]. Silica
[B]. Turbidity
[C]. Phenol
[D]. Dissolved oxygen

Answer: Option A


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Abraham Paul said: (Aug 29, 2019)  
Although Silica has no significant corrosive effect which other dissolved ions may create within the plant, it has a detrimental effect on the formation of extremely hard and dense scales within the boiler system and the turbine. This leads to thermodynamic deficiencies and mechanical problems.

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