Boiler Water Treatment Chemicals

Minimize corrosion in boiler, feedwater, and steam assets with GE’s patented chemistry

You need improved heat transfer and maximum steam generating efficiency from your boiler feedwater. Accomplishing this requires more than just chemicals. GE's boiler water solutions help bundle chemicals, consumables, feed control equipment, data acquisition, and field services to meet your needs.

We offer Optisperse* for boilers, CorTrol* for feedwater, and Steamate* for condensate.

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GenGard* Corrosion Treatment Programs

Extend asset life by minimizing corrosion

GE’s corrosion treatment programs can be applied across the entire pH spectrum and will ensure uncompromising results even under the most stressful conditions.

GE's Halogen Resistant Azole (HRA) corrosion treatment will help you manage a variety of chemistries. As one of the most sophisticated corrosion additives available, GE’s HRA technology inhibits corrosion of copper and alloy providing the freedom to effectively respond to microbial upsets without a loss of deposition or corrosion control.

GenGard* Corrosion Treatment Benefits

  • Improved productivity & equipment reliability
    • Maximum heat transfer efficiency
    • Improved process throughput
    • Reduced downtime for cleaning
    • Extended turnarounds/longer runs
  • Cost effective performance
    • Superior protection when compared to any other chemistry available in the market today
    • Cost competitive with market alternatives
  • Better safety net
    • More forgiving chemistry that ensures asset protection
    • Fewer problems from inevitable upsets; fewer unscheduled shutdowns and cleanings
  • Reduced “total cost of ownership”
    • Ability to use alternative water sources
    • Cleaner equipment means lower overall costs and fewer cleanings

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Deposition Control Programs

Protect from scaling and improve your heat exchanger efficiency

System scaling and deposition can cause many problems with your operation. GE’s deposition control products help battle the loss of heat exchanger capacity and efficiency that can lead to increased fuel costs. Good deposition control also helps you avoid equipment failures, maintenance costs, and emergency shut downs.

Deposition Program Benefits

  • System efficiency
    • Increased unit throughput and heat transfer
    • Provide superior evaporative cooling
  • Water consumption
    • Reduce makeup water costs
    • Lower plant discharge volume
    • Reduce wastewater treatment costs
  • Operating costs
    • Cut power consumption
    • Trim maintenance requirements
    • Maintain high heat transfer rates in systems with enhanced chiller tubes

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Spectrus Microbiological Control

Minimize biofouling and microbiologically-induced corrosion (MIC)

Industrial cooling systems are prime environments for microbiological activity including both planktonic and sessile growth. Without microbiological control, this growth can result in corrosion and other efficiency issues that can cause equipment failure, unscheduled downtime, reduced heat transfer, lost production, and increased risk of Legionella.

GE offers a broad portfolio of oxidizing and non-oxidizing biocides as well as biodispersants to treat and protect cooling systems from a variety of micro-organisms and microbiological growth.

Spectrus Microbiological Control Benefits

GE’s broad range of oxidizing and non-oxidizing biocides help control:

  • Algae
  • Biological slime
  • Sulfate-reducing bacteria
  • Biofilms formation

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Flexible boiler water solutions that produce reliable and low cost steam supplies

Quality boiler feedwater requires more than chemical treatments. You need customized programs that ensure reliable, cost-effective steam supplies for your critical business processes. GE's boiler water treatment solutions bundle chemicals, consumables, equipment, and value-added services. You benefit from patented chemistry and some of the best-known and most trusted boiler water treatment technologies.

What this means for you:

  • Maximum process productivity
  • Lower cost of operation
  • Long service life for your critical assets
  • Safe and environmentally sound operation
  • Ability to focus on your core business
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