Shut Down Process

Learning objectives

  • Walk through the steps for boiler shutdown, describing procedures related to each of these critical components:
    • Primary Air (PA) Fan
    • Induced Draft (ID) Fan
    • Forced Draft (FD) Fan
    • Air preheaters
  • Explain how air flow and fuel flow are controlled during shutdown
  • Define thermal shock and explain how to avoid it during shutdown

Course overview

When you complete this lesson, you will have an overall understanding of the shutdown process and general knowledge of an operator's shutdown responsibilities.

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