In this Article,you will learn what are the causes of loss of vacuum in fresh water generator ?
You will also learn
- What happens when vacuum reach 100 percent in fresh water generator?
- Why fresh water generator fitted on ship ?
What are the Causes of loss of vacuum in fresh water generator
- Failure of ejector pump
- Failure of ejector nozzle (fouling, erosion)
- Malfunction of check valve (at ejector nozzle)
- Defective vacuum breaker
- Any air leakage into the system (At joint)
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What will happen when vacuum reach 100 % in fresh water generator ?
- Increase the salinity because of agitation. At that time boiling rate is very high.
- To control this condition, open the vacuum breaker to maintain 93% vacuum.
Why Fresh water generator fitted on ships ?
- To produce the high purity distilled water from sea water
- To provide make up water for boiler and portable water for drinking and domestic use. So can save cost.