Steam Drum

A cylindrical vessel mounted at a high point of a water-tube boiler.

This is where dry steam may separate above the water level, so that it may be drawn off without risk of priming.

This has a similar to the function of a dome in a fire-tube boiler.


See also: Boiler, Boiler Dome, Mud Drum.

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Subjects: Mechanical Engineering