5-16. ELECTRIC STEAM BOILER.
This task consists of:
General Mechanics Tool Kit, (Appendix B, Section III, Item 1)
Teflon Tape, (Appendix E, Section II, Item 157)
Boiler Low Water Cutoff Pump Control Removed (Paragraph 5-14)
Boiler Low Water Pump Removed (Paragraph 5-15)
General Safety Instructions
Before performing any maintenance actions on electrical equipment, ensure all
electrical power has been turned off. Failure to comply with this warning may
result in serious injury or death.
Remove Electric Steam Boiler. See Figure 5-12.
To prevent injury to personnel, be sure electric steam boiler has had time to cool
before performing any maintenance. Steam temperature as high as 600F
(279.9C) can be obtained in this unit.
Open boiler access door (1). Tag and disconnect power input electrical wiring and conduit (2).
Disconnect two pipe unions (3) located on top of boiler (4).
Disconnect pipe union (5) at drain valve (6).
Remove four bolts (7), lockwashers (8), and washers (9).
To prevent injury, two personnel are required to remove electric steam boiler.
Boiler is very heavy.
Remove electric steam boiler (4) from mechanical room.
Remove drain valve (6), safety valve (10), and pipe fittings from electric steam boiler (4). Save components for
Remove junction boxes, conduit, and external wiring from back of boiler. Save components for installation.