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2nd class firemenís test Taken on 4/29/04

  1. What can you do with a 2nd class firemanís license?
  2. Trace a fuel oil system from the tank to the burner. Label all parts.
  3. What is a bag? What would you do if you found one?
  4. Start a high-pressure boiler with #6 fuel oil.
  5. What is the purpose of a safety valve?
  6. How would know if you had a broken stay bolt?
  7. How can you test a low water fuel cut-out?
  8. Where would you find a strainer? (Multiple choice)
  9. Why is there a check valve on the feed water line?
  10. Explain three ways oil is atomized.
  11. Why are there baffles in a water tube boiler?
  12. Give two reasons why scale is bad.
  13. Give two reasons cross-tees are used instead of regular tees and elbows.
  14. Where would you find an automatic non-return valve? (Multiple choice)
  15. What is natural draft? What causes it? What is natural water circulation? What causes it?
  16. What are the combustibles in fuel? What is combustion?
  17. What is a flame scanner and how would you test it?
  18. Name 3 causes of boiler explosions? What 3 things must happen for a furnace explosion?



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