When it comes generating power, hot water, and steam, there are a lot of ways that all those things can be generated. One way to do that is with a fire tube boiler. But, what, precisely is a fire tube boiler?
Fire Tube Boilers
Boilers are pretty simple machines, overall. You have a tank that is full of water. You have a burner box where heat is generated. In some way, the heat from the burner box is applied to the water, and the water is heated up to boiling point.