Tips on Purchasing Quality Boiler Parts

I started this blog to discuss information I've picked up in my new role, which might be useful for someone starting out in an industrial equipment supply role.

Tips on Purchasing Quality Boiler Parts

Tips on Purchasing Quality Boiler Parts

21 December 2015
, Blog

Having a broken boiler can be quite frustrating, not to mention costly. In any production company, a boiler is an essential part to the proper running of daily operations. If your boiler breaks down, you will need to fix it as fast as possible, and that is why you need quality boiler spare parts. Though you may need to purchase these spares yourself, do not attempt to do the fixing on your own unless you are qualified to do so. Always seek the services of an experienced engineer, who can analyse the state of your boiler and tell you exactly what you may need to repair it. Below are a few tips for when you are sourcing for the boiler spares.

Get a diagnosis done

This is very important to help you to know what parts you need for your boiler. The diagnosis will be able to tell the extent of the damage and give you a clear figure of how much money you will require to get your boiler functioning as normal.

Stock some parts         

There are some common boiler parts that you may require from time to time, such as the fan, overheat thermostat and pump. These parts are some of the most common to get broken and buying them in bulk may save you a considerable amount of money. Stocking them also means that you will not have to go through the hassle of looking for them in the case of an emergency since there may not be time for all of that.

Consult your engineer

This should be before you go ahead and make the purchase. Your engineer will be able to advise you on the most credible dealers in boiler parts since he or she is more experienced in the area. This will give you some direction on where to source your spares since there are so many fraudulent dealers who sell counterfeit parts. In the end, you will end up saving a lot since quality parts will give you service for longer.

Sign a contract with a spare parts dealer

This is the only way you can be sure about getting quality boiler parts every time you need them. When you find the perfect dealer who provides quality spares, the best thing would be to sign a contract with them. It can either be short term or long term depending on what you are looking for.

About Me
Industrial equipment supply chain learning curve

I have always worked in the supply chain department, but since moving to an industrial equipment supplier, I've been on a steep learning curve. We have so many pieces with multiple names or similar names, and I need to be able to work out which pieces can be substituted in an emergency and which pieces are not similar. It's been tricky for me to get my head around, so I started this blog to discuss some of the information I've picked up in this role, which might be useful for someone else just starting out in an industrial equipment supply role.