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Oil boilers may either use oil as fuel for the furnace, which in turn heats water that circulates through radiators, baseboards or other heat exchangers, or oil may replace the water generally found in boilers and produce hot gases that travel through the piping system. Read More…

Oil Boilers Oil boilers are tanks or vessels that use oil to generate thermal energy that is circulated to provide residential, commercial and industrial heating.
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Schenectady, NY  |  518-344-7490

We strive for the best at Unilux Advanced Manufacturing LLC. Our boilers are designed with superior materials. We are proud to say that we produced the world's first UL/FE boiler and our units provide the highest levels of safety and accountability.

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Unilux Advanced Manufacturing, LLC $$$

Pulaski, NY  |  315-298-5121

As the inventor of the vertical tubeless boiler, Fulton has a reputation for success dating back to 1949. We`re a global manufacturer of steam, hot water and hydronic boilers, thermal fluid heaters, and custom engineered systems.

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Fulton $$$

Fremont, CA  |  800-227-1966

Nationwide Boiler is a leading supplier of new and reconditioned boilers for industrial facilities worldwide. We’re a manufacturer’s representative and stocking distributor for B&W package watertube boilers and Superior package firetube boilers, and we have fully reconditioned boilers in a variety of types and sizes. With sales, service and equipment depots throughout the U.S., we strive to provide our customers with reliable equipment and superior service. Call today to learn more!

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Nationwide Boiler Inc. $$$

Newport News, VA  |  877-764-7832

Power Mechanical is a leading boiler supplier and rental company, and have over 100 portable boilers available for shipment 24/7. Our boilers are designed for fast, safe connection and can be paired with a variety of rental accessories to match your specific requirements. When you choose Power Mechanical, you choose quality products, on-time delivery, and exceptional customer service, every time.

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Power Mechanical $$$

Kenilworth, NY  |  908-241-4400

If you are looking for technical assistance for your design, production, service, and maintenance of boiler room products, Miller & Chitty is the source for industrial boilers since 1956. We offer boiler rentals (new & re-conditioned) and service all makes of steam boilers and hot water boilers 24/7.

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Miller & Chitty Co., Inc. $$$

Franklin Park, IL  |  888-874-9020

We are a boiler manufacturer (military, marine, commercial and industrial boilers). We also make packaged steam generators, thermal fluid heaters and more. The CIRCULATIC® and MODULATIC® steam boilers plus the HI-R TEMP® liquid phase heater are our brands.

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Vapor Power International $$$
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Because of the rising costs of electricity and other fuels such as natural gas, oil boilers are becoming a more popular choice. Waste oil may also be used, which reduces the need for new oil while minimizing pollution; oil boilers are also environmentally responsible because they can be up to 98% efficient. Oil boilers are constructed from cast iron, stainless steel, aluminum or steel and are rectangular in shape. Inside the box-like enclosure is the furnace where fuel combustion takes place and a series of tubes and pipes that distribute hot gases or water.

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Oil boilers may be used in residential, industrial or commercial settings and are used as heating systems. While other boilers are used to supply hot water, oil boilers are largely used for heating air. Depending on their size, oil boilers may be used to heat houses, schools, office buildings, manufacturing plants, industrial warehouses, commercial spaces and virtually any other area that requires heat.

Conventional boilers are either fire-tube or water-tube models. Fire-tube boilers use the thermal energy resulting from fuel combustion to heat metal tubes that are submerged in water. Water-tube boilers have tubes filled with water that are exposed to intense thermal energy that then heats the water. Some oil boilers are classified as such because the fuel that is used by the furnace is indeed oil. It feeds the burners that heat the water in the water tank through either the fire-tube or water-tube methods. A pump forces hot water out of the tank and into the supply pipes that carry it to radiators or baseboard heat exchangers throughout the building. Because water expands when heated, it moves quickly through the pipes, displacing cooler water. The cool water is pushed back to the boiler where it is sent through the process again.

Other kinds of oil boilers require much less water and instead use the oil itself to produce hot gases that circulate the heating system. In this method, the oil is not entirely consumed; some oil can be reclaimed and recirculated. Leaking issues due to initial design flaws have been largely resolved. It is important that all boilers have functioning safety valves and connections in order to perform safely and effectively.

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