Boilers can provide the oomph to a lot of things. They can be used as the power source for heating, creating hot water, or to generate electricity. There are a variety of kinds of boilers that can be used. They all do the same basic job, but the set up is different. One of the types of boilers is a fire tube boiler.
Fire Tube Boiler
A fire tube boiler is made up of a water tank, a burner, and a series of tubes. The tubes are attached to the burner so that when the burner is burning, the heated gasses go through the tubes. The tubes run through the tank of water. As the heated gasses run through the tubes, the heat radiates out from the tubes and heats up the water. As the water heats up, it turns into steam, and is able to do whatever you need for it to do. There are a lot of benefits to choosing to use one of these boilers in your facility.
Fire tube boilers are generally one complete unit. That makes them easy to install in your facility. All you need to do is make sure that the utility connections are near where you want to install it. The fact that they are a complete unit also makes them easy to move if you want to move them from one place in your facility to another, or even to a whole different building if that's what you need.
Another benefit to using a fire tube boiler is that they are generally reasonably compact for their power output. That's because the burner can be set so that it's in the water tank, so you only need to come up with a footprint for the tank in order to install it. If you happen to have a small facility or you don't have a lot of extra space in your facility, this is a really good solution for you and your facility. You will get the heat, hot water, or supplemental energy that you need for your facility without overcrowding.
If you are thinking about getting a new boiler for your facility, for whatever reason, then you need to make sure that you are getting the right one for you. There are many kinds, but a fire tube steam boiler may be the one that will meet all your needs.