Thermal Plant Condenser Tube Advanced Applied Research on Scale Formation with and Without Magnets in the Water Lines

Thermal Plant Condenser Tube Advanced Applied Research on Scale Formation with and Without Magnets in the Water Lines

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Volume-70 Issue-5
Year of Publication : 2022
Authors : P. Selvakumar, C.G. Saravanan, R. Ramkumar, M. Vikneswaran
DOI :  10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V70I5P219

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P. Selvakumar, C.G. Saravanan, R. Ramkumar, M. Vikneswaran, "Thermal Plant Condenser Tube Advanced Applied Research on Scale Formation with and Without Magnets in the Water Lines," International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology, vol. 70, no. 5, pp. 173-184, 2022. Crossref,

The current study assessed the application of magnetic water treatment to get rid of scaling salts such as chloride, carbonate, and sulfate salts of Ca2+, Mg2+, Fe2+, and Fe3+ cations from both pipelines well as power heat-exchanger devices. Magnetically assisted water treatment technologies are compared to typical treatment systems in terms of performance. The advantages and restrictions of magnetic field application are investigated to determine the environmental benefits. The important conclusion of the study is that using a magnetic separator reduces the quantity of magnesium, calcium, and chlorine that get accumulated on the surface of the tube; nevertheless, chromium remains in the deposit, increasing the scale deposit weight. The application of superoxide solution is also important in changing biological activity, which causes biological sediments on the walls of the condenser tube and the sticky biofilm coating produced by bacteria upon the tube wall.

Heat exchanger, Magnetic separator, Performance efficiency, Salts, Scale deposition.

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