Daniel Plant, USA

Plant information: Power plant
Capacity: 2 x 535 MWel
Boiler manufacturer: Combustion Engineering
Fuel: Powder River basin Coal
Installation year/s: 1999, 2000, 2001, 2005
Sonic Cleaner/s: 4 x APX5000, 4 x APX2000
Cleaning area: 2x Economizer, 4 x Ljungstrom Air Preheater size 24.5

Since installing the Infrafone Sonic Cleaners the use of steam soot blowing has been considerably reduced both in the economizer and air preheaters. Daniel plant has also reduced the need for manual cleaning and increased the lifetime of tubes and air preheater elements that previously were subjected to extensive corrosion and erosion.

The benefits that Daniel Plant experiences with Infrafone Sonic Cleaning can be summarized as:

  • Reduced steam consumption for steam blowing.
  • Reduced wear on economizer tubes and air preheater elements.
  • Reduced need for manual cleaning.
  • Reduced need for unplanned outages.