What is Electropolishing?
Many types of high-quality metal components benefit from electropolishing. This electrochemical finishing process is used to create smooth, ultra-clean surfaces that perform better and last longer. To help you determine if electropolishing is the right treatment option for your needs, this blog will discuss how the process works, as well as its key benefits and […]
Plant Steam vs. Culinary Steam vs. Pure Steam. What’s the difference?
In order to optimize efficiency and safety in production processes, many industries rely on shell and tube heat exchangers to transfer heat from one place to another. As you review your process requirements, a water source is often a top consideration and factor based on the product running through the shell and tube heat exchanger. […]
Shell and Tube Heat Exchanger Design Options for Viscous Products
Designing a Shell and Tube Heat Exchanger for Viscous Applications When designing a shell and tube heat exchanger for viscous products, such as a whey application in the dairy industry or an asphalt application in the roofing industry, there are several options that can be considered to ensure efficient and effective heat transfer. Some of […]
How Do Water Heat Exchangers Work?
Heat exchangers are important sanitary and industrial devices that enable heated fluids to be cooled for safe discharge or for cooled fluids to be heated, depending on the need. Learn more about why water heaters require heat exchangers and why they’re crucial across many operations.
How Annular Distributors Improve Efficiency in Shell and Tube Heat Exchangers
A steam bustle, or annular distributor, is an important component of a shell and tube heat exchanger when viscosity or too much direct steam heat is a concern. In this article, we’ll discuss the benefits and function of a steam bustle and how it can help improve the performance of your shell and tube heat […]
Choosing a Heat Exchanger For Your Brewing Process
Across the United States, the craft brewing industry is experiencing a boom. As production increases, heat exchangers are increasingly in demand, as they are essential pieces of equipment in any brewery. Brewery heat exchangers play a key role in quickly cooling wort as it is moved from kettle to fermenter. When properly selected and used, […]
The Best Types of Shell and Tube Heat Exchangers
A heat exchanger is a system that transfers heat between two media of different starting temperatures. Used in both heating and cooling processes, they have a broad range of industrial applications, such as refrigeration, space heating, and air conditioning. Shell and tube heat exchangers are the most typical type of heat exchangers used in oil […]
Industrial Heat Exchanger FAQs
Heat exchangers are key elements of industrial heating systems for facilities in a variety of industries. Alongside other major pieces of industrial heating equipment, like thermal fluid heaters, heat exchangers serve to transfer heat between fluids and gases, making various processes possible. Looking to learn more about heat exchangers? You’ve come to the right place. […]
Industrial Bayonet Immersion Heaters: What They Are & How They Work
If you’re looking for an efficient and cost-effective way to heat large quantities of fluid at your plant or facility, an industrial bayonet immersion heater may be your best bet. These versatile pieces of heating equipment are incredibly effective when it comes to regulating the temperature of process solutions, oils, heat transfer fluids and more. […]
Standards for Sanitary & High-Purity Processing Equipment
Understanding Sanitary Standards It is important to understand the standards and code requirements that apply to processing equipment. And as industries grow and evolve, more regulation is sure to follow. It’s wise to get ahead of the curve, by designing in features that are preferred by the FDA and other state and federal agencies upfront. […]