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Some minimum quantity of excess combustion air is required, however, to assure complete combustion despite incomplete fuel and air mixing and load or draft instabilities. 3-21 TM 5-642 3-22 TM 5-642 b. Stack gas analysis. (1) Taken together, the percentage of carbon dioxide (CO2) or oxygen (02) contained in the stack gas and the stack gas temperature determine the combustion efficiency, as shown in figure 3-18. Use a combustion analyzer to check the CO2 content of the flue gas and a thermometer to check the flue gas temperature.
Check the alignment by placing a straight edge across coupling halves with a thickness gauge or outside caliper at two or more points 90 degrees apart. Shim the pump or motor, or shift the motor until correct alignment is attained. Leave at least a 1/6 inch metal to metal clearance between coupling pins and faces. Adjust coupling halves on shafts so that the buffer fits loosely. Check alignment and clearances both before and after pipe connections are made. TM 5-642 c. Piping. In connecting pipes to a pump or receiver, a union is included in each line as close as possible to the unit for ease in installation or repair.
Because of their limited application in domestic type installations, they are not discussed in detail in this manual. Figure 4-13 shows a low capacity bent watertube boiler. 4-13 TM 5-642 Fgiure 4-13. Bent water-tube boiler. 4-11. Initial operation and cleaning. The procedure for the initial filling, cleaning of the boiler and system, and drying out of the setting is exactly the same as that for cast iron boilers, previously described. Often, considerable water will be noted at beading of the tube ends and tube sheets of steel boilers when first filled.