DGI selects skid-mounted boilers from Fulton for use in manufacture of cavity wall bead
Dual-fuel-fired, skid-mounted boiler systems
Fulton has supplied three dual-fuel-fired, skid-mounted boiler systems — a 30J and two 40Js — to cavity wall insulation specialist Domestic and General Insulation (DGI) and its wholly-owned processing subsidiary Thermabead.
Insulation specialist DGI manufactures its own cavity wall bead at its Worcester-based Thermabead facility, where the first Fulton skid-mounted steam boiler system — the 30J — was installed.
The first of the 40Js is being used by a new manufacturing facility in Manchester, with a third production facility planned that will utilise the second 40J.
The decision to specify skid-mounted systems was based on Fulton’s ability to respond to DGI’s extremely short lead times and the need to move into each facility within a week. For this reason, the specification and design also included flanged connections for the pipe work to enable the systems to be easily installed.
Modulating burners will be retrofitted to help reduce energy costs. However, even without modulating burners Fulton’s boilers are proving easy to control and linear in their steam output.
Benefits of application
- Mark Aston of DGI said Fulton has always reacted positively to any issues, even attending call-outs at weekends
- Aston describes the boiler systems as ‘tremendously reliable, simple in operation and easy to understand’
- Fulton also offers DGI engineers training at the point of installation
- Series J boilers are built in Britain to BS2790 1992 Class 1 and are covered by a five-year warranty on the pressure vessel
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