Press Release Summary:
Gemini(TM) sootblower nozzle provides equal cleaning distribution that reduces potential for sootblower-induced boiler tube erosion by approximately 60%. It is equipped with cast-body staggered nozzle jets for most effective cleaning arrangement. Gemini nozzle can improve cleaning performance of existing sootblowers, while reducing energy consumption of boiler cleaning system.
Original Press Release:
Diamond Power Introduces the Gemini(TM) Sootblower Nozzle
LANCASTER, Ohio - Diamond Power Specialty Co. (DPSC), a Diamond Power International, Inc. (DPII) company, a leader in advanced boiler cleaning technology, introduces the Gemini(TM) sootblower nozzle for improved recovery and utility boiler cleaning. DPSC offers a variety of sootblower nozzles engineered to handle the toughest boiler cleaning applications. The Gemini nozzle has the ability to reduce steam consumption and increase cleaning energy up to 29 percent compared to the best previously available nozzle designs. Tom Moskal, DPII general manager of Aftermarket, said that the nozzle can dramatically improve the cleaning performance of existing sootblowers, while reducing the energy consumption of the boiler cleaning system. "This small sootblower component is the single most important element in determining cleaning effectiveness in a boiler," Moskal added. "The Gemini nozzle design is another significant step forward in Diamond Power's long history of leading the industry in technology development. And, because it is easily installed, it offers a tremendous opportunity to reduce operating and maintenance costs." This unique sootblower nozzle design (patent pending) provides equal cleaning distribution that reduces the potential for sootblower-induced boiler tube erosion by approximately 60 percent. The nozzle is equipped with cast-body staggered nozzle jets for the most effective cleaning arrangement. The Gemini sootblower nozzle is now available for distribution throughout the United States and internationally. Diamond Power's experienced engineers and sales representatives will assist customers in calculating steam savings and the economic payback of installing Gemini sootblower nozzles. For more product and performance information, customers should contact their local Diamond Power sales representative. Diamond Power International Inc. is a McDermott company (NYSE:MDR). McDermott Intemational Inc. is a leading worldwide energy services company. Diamond Power International Inc. affiliated companies and divisions also include Diamond Power Specialty Ltd. in Dumbarton, Scotland, a leader in advanced boiler cleaning technology, Diamond Electronics in Lancaster, Ohio, a supplier of specialized closed-circuit television and computer-based systems and Allen-Sherman-Hoff in Malvern, Pa., a supplier of power plant ash handling systems.