Watertube boilers are great at one thing, turning water into steam.
Watch this episode of Boiling Point, as Ritchie and Steven talk about how a watertube steam boiler works.
Boilers are just oversized tea kettles that transfer heat into the water to create steam. To do that efficiently and on the large scale that these boilers have to work, their design becomes much more complex.
Learn more about how watertube boilers work, as Steven explains the process. More specifically, how the hot gases flow through the boiler and how watertube boilers turn heat into steam.