Category: Shell and Tube Heat Exchanger Solutions

Horizontal vs. vertical baffles: Which to choose for your shell and tube heat exchanger

Baffle orientation plays a large role in determining heat transfer rate and pressure drop.

Defining the flow path is critical to the effectiveness of heat transfer and is highly variable. Baffle orientation has a major effect on these factors.

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3 methods of making cannabis concentrate to consider

Cannabis concentrates provide numerous benefits to medical marijuana patients.

Cannabis extraction is done in a number of ways. Three of the most common solvents are butane, ethanol and supercritical CO2.

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Enerquip helps design a fountain that flows during freezing temperatures

A shell and tube heat exchanger ensures water in this Tennessee fountain stays warm enough to flow in all temperature conditions.

Enerquip worked with Signature Fountains to create the perfect solution to this credit union’s fountain dilemma.

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3 types of mechanical failures in shell and tube heat exchangers and how to prevent them

A bellows style expansion joint can help prevent damage due to thermal stress.

Mechanical failure can appear in several different forms, each with its own symptoms and consequences.

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7 shell configurations: What you need to know when designing a shell and tube heat exchanger

Choosing the right shell for your application is a critical component of shell and tube heat exchanger design.

Choosing the right shell for your process will help optimize the rate of heat transfer.

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Tubeside or shellside: Comparing fluid allocation options for your shell and tube heat exchanger

Corroded and fouled tubes are easier to clean or replace than a deteriorated or dirty shell.

Choose carefully when deciding which fluid to put on the shellside and which to allocate to the tubeside.

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Freezing fouling in shell and tube heat exchangers: What you need to know

Ice can form on the heat transfer surface of a shell and tube heat exchanger.

Freezing fouling is relatively less common but can be very damaging.

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What’s the difference between parallel flow, counter flow and crossflow heat exchangers?

Choosing the right shell and tube heat exchanger flow pattern can make a difference in your operation.

There are several distinct flow patterns engineers can choose for shell and tube heat exchangers.

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Preventing cross contamination in your shell and tube heat exchangers

Shell and tube heat exchangers with double tube sheets often come with a built-in leak detection system.

Here are several ways to reduce the chances of cross contamination in your food or pharmaceutical production facility.

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5 factors to consider for your planned maintenance shut-down day

Plan your scheduled maintenance day strategically.

Your scheduled maintenance day only comes around every so often, so it’s important that you approach it strategically.

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