520 fire tube discontinued

520 fire tube discontinued

PostBy: eskimo On: Fri Aug 20, 2010 9:10 am

what year was the 520 fire tube discontinued and the plate version started, or can you order both versions today?

thanks

eskimo
eskimo
 
Stove/Furnace Make: looking

Re: 520 fire tube discontinued

PostBy: Sting On: Fri Aug 20, 2010 10:25 am

It would be nice if they still made a fire tube boiler 8-)
Sting
 
Other Heating: BurnHAM=NG-gas

Re: 520 fire tube discontinued

PostBy: Pacowy On: Fri Aug 20, 2010 3:12 pm

I have a refurbed 520 Highboy firetube boiler I'm planning to list for sale one of these days, so you'll have a chance to order one. :D I think EFM switched over to the plate design sometime in the 1960's.

Mike
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Stoker Coal Boiler: H.B. Smith 350 Mills boiler/EFM 85R stoker
Coal Size/Type: Buckwheat/anthracite

Re: 520 fire tube discontinued

PostBy: Wood'nCoal On: Fri Aug 20, 2010 6:34 pm

JC will tell us when as soon as he sees this thread. In the meantime you can look at these:
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Stoker Coal Boiler: 1959 EFM 350
Hand Fed Coal Stove: Harman Magnafire Mark I
Coal Size/Type: Rice and Chestnut
Other Heating: Fisher Fireplace Insert

Re: 520 fire tube discontinued

PostBy: coal berner On: Sat Aug 21, 2010 2:35 am

eskimo wrote:what year was the 520 fire tube discontinued and the plate version started, or can you order both versions today?

thanks

eskimo

From 1980 to present all are Plate Heat exchanger boilers They made both Tubes and Plates heat exchangers boilers in the 60s 70s From 1948 threw 50s Tubes. There were 4 manufactures That made boilers for EFM - Fitz-gibbon - Lo - line - Cobco - Kirkland - General Machine / EFM one and the same . EFM also made the Fire Jet Flate bed stoker boiler.
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Stoker Coal Boiler: 1986 Electric Furnace Man 520 DF
Stove/Furnace Make: Electric Furnace Man
Stove/Furnace Model: DF520

Re: 520 fire tube discontinued

PostBy: eskimo On: Sat Aug 28, 2010 11:09 pm

i would like to thank every one for the great information that you shared.

eskimo
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Stove/Furnace Make: looking