More about Water Boiler Treatment & Powder Inhibitors
Corrosion Inhibitor Additives for Water Boilers
Author: Thomas Yoon explains about water boilers in his article...
....scales are very damaging to the boiler because they interfere with the heat transfer and can lead to overheating and eventually, boiler rupture...click here to read the entire article at his blog
By using one of the corrosion inhibitor powders we discussed in our last post, the build up of sediment deposits and damaging corrosion of water boilers is greatly reduced. Most users apply VCI-1 powder to working water boilers at a rate of 0.5 to 1.0 percent of the weight of water in the system. This amounts to 4 up to 8 pounds of powder corrosion inhibitor in 100 gallons of water.