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What does BFW stand for?

BFW stands for Boiler Feedwater

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By capturing the waste heat inherent in flue gases and transferring it to the boiler feedwater, the feedwater temperature increases from approximately 85[degrees] to 120[degrees].
5 million gallons of seawater per day that will be used as boiler feedwater for Valero's cogeneration power plant at their Aruba refinery.
Other benefits of Balston Steam filters include: Reduction in steam condensate mixing with the food products when steam is used for agitating, mixing or cooking; significant reduction in carry-over of boiler feedwater chemicals into the food product, causing taste and odor problems; greatly reduced maintenance requirements for valves, cookers, heat exchangers, and other equipment.
While I can keep adding more and more items to that list to tell you all the things I knew, I have to admit that I had no idea of the chemistry involved when you string them all together into the boiler feedwater steam and turbine cycle that turns a burning lump of coal into electricity.