Five Advantages of Firetube Boilers

Five advantages of a firetube boiler over a watertube boiler are:

  • Firetubes provide the highest efficiency from the boiler without an economizer. 
  • Lower capital cost.
  • Smaller footprint in most applications. 
  • Less maintenance.
  • Easier to ship.

  • Below is a video that briefly describes the advantages and explains what a firetube boiler is (courtesy of Victory Engineering).

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