Electric boiler is one of type boiler which is classified by the heat source to generate steam with using a heating element. Boiler generally has main function to convert water into steam. Steam is obtained by giving amount of heat to water. Heat can be obtained from heater element. In other word, boiler is the equipment to steam which is then distributed to industrial process or turbine generator to generate electrical energy, this type of boiler can be found in power plant area.
Electric boiler basically consists of a pressure vessel which contain network of heating elements which is rinsed by the electric current. Electric boiler is very simple steam generator and it is limited to low steam pressure.
|Figure 1: Electric Boiler|