Locomotive Boiler 8 Parts, Operation, Pros & Cons, and Usage [PDF]

locomotive boiler

This is a fire tube boiler.  A locomotive boiler is a device which is used to create steam from water by using heat energy.
This is a horizontal drum axis, multi-tubular, natural circulation, artificial draft, forced circulation, medium pressure, solid fuel fired fire tube boiler that has an internal fire furnace.
It is capable of producing high steam rate and hence it is used for railway locomotive engines and in marines.