Boiler Explosion Root Cause Analysis (RCA) – Multiple Burners
An explosion occurred during the startup of a multiple burner multi-fuel boiler. Exponent led a multidiscipline team investigation into the events surrounding this incident. As a result of this investigation, Exponent was able to identify several different root causes of this explosion. The root causes for this incident included mechanical, electrical, and operator interface issues. As a result of this work, Exponent has been able to assist the client in evaluating future operation of the boiler.