A.M. Arkhipov, MPEI (TU); A.A. Vagner, OJSC “RAO UES of Russia”; N.I. Solovyev, OJSC CKB “Energoremont”;

V.V. Abramov, OJSC “Zapadno-Sibirskaya TPP”

A decisive disadvantage of burners of reconstructed KVGM-180 boilers is that they are not certified in the prescribed manner by the industry organizations that have the corresponding permission. Moreover, according to information, gained by the designers of burners, an obstacle to that is unsatisfactory performance at ignition from the cold condition. In this connection it is necessary to note the following.