Växjö, Sweden

Plant information: Combined Heat and Power plant (CHP)
Capacity: 100 MWth
Boiler manufacturer: Foster Wheeler
Boiler type: CFB
Fuel: Biomass
Installation year/s: September 2009
Infrasound generators: 1 x APX5000
Cleaning area: Economizer, Catalyst, Air Preheater

After installing an Infrasound generator Växjö has eliminated the need for steam soot blowing in the catalyst. The usage of steam soot blowers in the economizer and the air preheater has been reduced by 50 %.

Some of the benefits that the Infrasound Cleaning System has brought to the customer are:

  • Reduced steam consumption
  • Reduced wear on catalyst, economizer and air preheater