Dealkalizers boost boiler performance, reduce condensate line corrosion, reduce chemical treatment and lower fuel and operation costs.

The amount of boiler blowdown is most often attributed to alkalinity. Concentrations of alkalinity beyond recommended operating limits cause problems of foaming and also carry solids over to the steam. A dealkalizer will increase the number of times the make-up is concentrated in the boiler, reducing blowdown, boiler operating costs, foaming, and carry over.

Reducing the amount of carbonic acid which forms from carbon dioxide reacting with condensed steam reduces the amount of expensive chemicals necessary to neutralize the acid and reduces return line corrosion.

The reduction of blowdown by dealkalization keeps water treatment chemicals in the boiler longer, and thus minimizes the amount of chemicals required for efficient, non-corrosive operation.

Blowdown losses to the sewer are expensive because the lost water has been heated, softened, pumped, and chemically treated.