Principle of Operation

Principle of Operation

The Clayton steam system has been continually developed since 1930 and is very different from the traditional firetube boiler design that is the familiar steam train boiler image of the past. In a fire tube boiler a large amount of water and steel is heated to produce steam. In the Clayton steam generator a small amount of water and steel is heated to produce steam.

The basic design concept results in a steam making machine is both ingenious and simple. Water is pumped through the inside of a small diameter heated coiled tube, so that cold water goes in one side and high pressure steam comes out of the other. The Clayton steam generator uses only three main components and these have been specially designed for the purpose.

The Clayton steam generator uses only three main components and these have been specially designed for the purpose.

The boiler feedwater is pumped by means of a specially designed Clayton pump that forces the water through the Clayton single continuous helical heating coil. From the outlet of the coil the steam is directed to a high efficiency Clayton centrifugal separator.

This forced circulation helical coil concept produces steam that is almost completely dry saturated. The separated water is always recycled in the Clayton steam generator system.

ALTHOM is specialized in offshoring and offers its customers access to low-cost foreign development and production capacities in combination with German project management and quality assurance as a service.

The Company

Erneuerbare Energien Technische Dokumentation
Renewable Energy
Luft- und Raumfahrtdokumentation
Aviation
Technische Dokumentation Verteidigung - Defence
Defence
Technische Dokumentation Automobil
Automotive
Technische Dokumentation Maschinenbau
Mechanical Engineering
Technische Dokumentation Schiffbau - Marine
Shipbuilding
Dokumentation Schienenverkehr
Railway

Our concept can be applied across different industries and ensures the fulfilment of customer requirements and expectations.