How to Change O-Rings & Gaskets [Video]

Sanitary and industrial heating equipment can be complex, and with minimal maintenance needs, it can be easy to forget the right way to do seemingly simple updates. Below you’ll find how-to videos for changing out O-rings and gaskets on your sanitary and 3-A shell and tube heat exchangers.

Considerations for Machined vs. Fabricated Channels

There are many considerations in selecting a channel/bonnet for your application. Your solution’s budget, accessibility needs and cleaning requirements will help lead you to the best solution for your production process. Enerquip provides several standard machined and fabricated options. So, what’s the difference? The Difference in Machined and Fabricated Channels Fabricated designs involve creating parts […]

Seamless Tube Inspection

Using a 5-power magnifying glass, our team inspects all sanitary or pharmaceutical tube bundles for any pinholes or scratches. This inspection of all units requiring 32 Ra or better finish ensures a sanitary finish on our food, dairy and pharmaceutical units. If a heat exchanger unit has an electropolished finish, the seamless tubes are inspected […]

Understanding Finish Requirements for Shell and Tube Heat Exchangers

Mill Finish Electropolish When hiking, it is important to understand the terrain before setting out. Scaling the Rocky Mountains is far different than taking a leisurely stroll around the block. And the physical endurance required for each will provide drastically different results. This is just as true in stainless-steel manufacturing and finishing procedures. Metals are […]

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. […]

Floating Tubesheet Style Straight Tube Exchangers – Advantages and Types

Inspecting and maintaining shell and tube heat exchangers is important to ensure that they work efficiently and safely, and to prevent costly downtime from plugged tubes or leaks. In situations where disassembly is preferred to inspect and clean all the parts of the exchanger, plant operators often opt for a floating tubesheet style heat exchanger. […]

Immersion Heaters – Whitepaper

Pasteurization Makes Milk Safe for Consumers Knowing how to properly heat a solution or other liquid is critical to the integrity of the liquid. The right method can save time, energy and money. Using an inadequate approach to the task of heating a full tank of solution can have consequences ranging from damaged equipment to […]

Expansion Joints and Demystifying the Four Most Common Questions

Bellows style expansion joints are composed of a series of accordion style convolutions that expand and contract slightly. Flanged and flued expansion joints are more robust and allow for a high point vent and low point drain to be installed. Heat exchangers with expansion joints installed in harsh climates should be insulated to prevent ruptures […]

Ramping Up Production of Hygiene-Related Products

Enerquip’s shell and tube heat exchangers have several advantages over other types of heat exchangers for sanitary product heating and cooling. Ramping up production of hygiene-related products has been a necessity during this time of pandemic. As the COVID-19 emergency continues to affect us all, the increased demand for hygiene-related products, such as hand sanitizer […]