The condensate tank is an important feature of the air cooled condenser in power plant operations. It works to collect the condensate and return it to the boiler island where it can then be reused, saving water and energy while protecting the environment You’ll find the condensate tank underneath the A-frame level. The location is strategic. It is high enough to provide sufficient NPSH to the main condensate pumps. The main condensate pumps are usually located at grade level. The purpose of the condensate pumps is to return the condensate to the boiler island. Reliable and appropriate vacuum units ensure that the steam condensation process remains efficient.
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