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BS 2486:1997

Recommendations for treatment of water for steam boilers and water heaters

Status : Confirmed, Current   Published : February 1997

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BS 2486:1997 gives recommendations for the control of water-side conditions of steam boilers and water heaters and also for the preparation of feed water for such plant. The following categories of water heating or steam-raising plant are covered:

a) hot water systems

b) electrode boilers

c) shell (fire-tube) boilers operating at pressures up to 30 bar

d) water-tube boilers operating up to critical pressure

e) once-through boilers, including ‘coil’ and ‘hairpin’ types, operating up to, or above, the critical pressure.

The recommendations are not applicable to:

a) the treatment of water for most domestic heaters, which is covered by BS 7593

b) the treatment of water for marine boilers, which is covered by BS 1170

c) the treatment of water for nuclear-powered steam-generation plant.

The use of electronic, electrostatic or magnetic products is not covered in this standard.

Methods for the analysis of water are not described in this standard.




Standard NumberBS 2486:1997
TitleRecommendations for treatment of water for steam boilers and water heaters
StatusConfirmed, Current
Publication Date15 February 1997
Confirm Date02 September 2013
Cross ReferencesBS 1113, BS 1170, BS 2455:Part 1, BS 2455:Part 2, BS 2790, BS 6880:Part 3, BS 7593, Factories Act, 1961, Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974, Pressure Systems and Transportable Gas Containers Regulations 1989, Health and Safety Executive. Safety of Pressure Systems. Pressure Systems and Transportable Gas Containers Regulations 1989. Approved Code of Practice, Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 1994, Health and Safety Executive. The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 1994. (Control of substances hazardous to health) Carcinogens., BS 1427, BS 1894, BS 2690, BS 6068:Part 1, BS 6068:Part 2, BS 6068:Part 6:Section 6.7
ReplacesBS 2486:1978
Amended ByAMD 9948
Draft Superseded By95/521422 DC97/124619 DC
DescriptorsWater treatment, Boilers, Water purification, Water softening, Water, Impurities, Feedwater, Hot-water boilers, Steam boilers, Hot-water supply systems, Heaters, Water heaters, Water-tube boilers, Fire-tube boilers, Water supply engineering, Corrosion, Corrosion protection, Corrosion inhibitors, Scale (corrosion), Calcium inorganic compounds, Carbonates, Electrical conductivity, pH, Alkalinity, Contamination, Oxygen, Iron, Copper, Phosphates, Nickel, Silicon dioxide, Condensation, Chemical analysis and testing, Water testing
ICS13.060.01
27.060.30
91.140.65
Title in FrenchRecommandations pour le traitement de l'eau pour chaudieres a vapeur et chauffe-eau
Title in GermanEmpfehlungen fuer die Behandlung von Wasser fuer Dampfkessel und Wasserheizer
CommitteeCII/62
ISBN0 580 26215 4
PublisherBSI
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages48
File Size423.5 KB
Price£216.00


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