Single Drum Boiler: Definition, Applications, and Advantages


In the industrial sector, boilers play a crucial role in various applications, ranging from power generation to heating and process steam production. One type of boiler that has gained significant popularity is the single drum boiler. This article will delve into the definition, principles, and advantages of single drum boilers, with a special focus on ZOZEN’s offerings.

Definition and Principles

A single drum boiler is a type of steam-generating boiler that consists of a single cylindrical vessel, commonly known as the drum. It operates on the principle of generating steam through the combustion of fuel and transferring the heat energy to the water within the drum. The heated water then transforms into steam, which can be utilized for different industrial processes.

Applications and Advantages

Single drum boilers find wide-ranging applications in the industrial sector due to their numerous advantages. Firstly, their robust construction ensures high reliability and long service life, making them suitable for continuous and demanding operations.

Furthermore, single drum boilers offer excellent fuel flexibility, allowing them to burn a wide range of fuels, including coal, biomass, and other solid fuels. This versatility is particularly advantageous in industries where fuel availability and cost fluctuations are common. The ability to adapt to different fuel sources enables businesses to optimize their energy costs and reduce their environmental footprint.

ZOZEN’s Single Drum Boiler Series

ZOZEN, a renowned manufacturer in the boiler industry, offers a range of single drum boilers that excel in performance and efficiency. Let’s explore some of their notable series:

DZL Series:
The DZL series single drum boiler is a water-fire tube boiler that can burn coal and biomass. It boasts a thermal capacity of 2-10 t/h, working pressure of 1-2.5 MPa, and an outlet temperature range of 170-225℃. This series combines high combustion efficiency with low emissions, making it an environmentally friendly choice for industries seeking sustainable solutions.

ZOZEN Single Drum Boiler

ZOZEN DZL Series Single Drum Boiler

DHL Series:
Designed for burning coal or biomass, the DHL series single drum boiler features a corner tube design. With a thermal capacity of 20-75 t/h, working pressure of 1.25-5.4 MPa, and an outlet temperature range of 184-485℃, it is suitable for medium to large-scale industrial applications. Its advanced combustion system ensures efficient fuel utilization and reduced pollutant emissions.

DHX Series:
The DHX series single drum boiler is a circulating fluidized bed boiler that can burn coal and biomass. It offers a thermal capacity of 35-75 t/h, working pressure of 1.25-5.3 MPa, and an outlet temperature range of 194-485℃. This series excels in fuel flexibility, combustion efficiency, and low emissions, making it an ideal choice for industries focusing on sustainable and clean energy solutions.

Development and Innovation in ZOZEN’s Single Drum Boiler Domain

ZOZEN is committed to continuous research and development, as well as product improvement in the single drum boiler domain. The company strives to push the boundaries of technology to meet the evolving needs of industries. ZOZEN’s dedicated team of engineers and researchers focuses on enhancing combustion efficiency, optimizing fuel flexibility, and reducing emissions.

Moreover, ZOZEN places great emphasis on improving the overall performance and reliability of their single drum boilers. Through cutting-edge design techniques, advanced materials, and rigorous quality control, ZOZEN ensures that their boilers deliver exceptional performance, durability, and energy efficiency.


Single drum boilers have become indispensable in various industrial applications due to their simplicity, versatility, and robustness. ZOZEN’s range of single drum boiler series, including the DZL, DHL, and DHX, exemplify the company’s commitment to delivering high-quality and innovative solutions. With their focus on research, development, and product improvement, ZOZEN continues to drive advancements in the single drum boiler domain, offering industries reliable, efficient, and sustainable steam generation solutions.

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