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How RO feedwater can boost boiler performance

Paul Godfrey, managing director at Puretech Water Systems (UK) considers the key benefits of reverse osmosis (RO) water as feedwater for boilers, and how its use in this context facilitates reducing boiler blowdown periods.

Paul Godfrey, managing director at Puretech Water Systems (UK) – a designer, manufacturer, and installation/maintenance specialist in water treatment systems – considers the key benefits of reverse osmosis (RO) water as feedwater for boilers, and how its use in this context facilitates reducing boiler blowdown periods.

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