What are the causes for low fresh water production in fresh water generator?
The Causes for low fresh water production in fresh water generator are :-
1. Ships draft is less
2. level of brine is too high
3.Filter before ejector pump is dirty .
4. Faulty ejector pump- not developing enough pressure
5. Faulty Ejector nozzle/ nozzle chocked
6. Incorrect feed
7. scale formation in evaporator
8. shell temperature is too high
9. scale formation in condenser
10.condenser cooling water flow is reduced
11. Condenser cooling water temp. too high
12.Incorrect assembly of plates
13. Leakage in plant like from pressure gauge, vent, distillate pump seal etc.
14. Distillate pump faulty
15.Faulty flow meter
16. Faulty solenoid valve