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 […]

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. […]

Understanding Shell and Tube Heat Exchangers

Heat exchangers are versatile pieces of equipment designed for use in a variety of applications and industries. These integral heating system elements work as part of an industrial heating system to regulate the temperature of viscous fluids, like oil and asphalt.  While they come in a number of different styles and designs, including bayonet immersion […]

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. […]

Process Cooling: The Salsa Cooling Challenge

A custom heat exchanger design allows a salsa manufacturer to effectively complete process cooling of the product and expeditiously clean-in-place between batches and shifts. California-based Southwest Thermal Technology was approached by one of its OEM customers to provide a shell-and-tube cooler to chill a client’s salsa prior to bottling. The request was more challenging than […]

What Type of Industrial Heat Exchanger Do You Need?

Industrial heat exchangers can be used for a variety of purposes in a number of industries. Most often, they are used for heating viscous fluids and materials, and they’re incorporated as a component of a larger industrial heating system. Curious about your options when it comes to industrial heat exchangers? Whether you’re in the market […]

Heat Exchanger Helps Aloe Processor Improve Quality

In 2012, a producer of pure aloe for medicinal and nutritional products approached Enerquip with a unique cooling problem. In the tropical region where aloe is harvested, the ambient temperatures hover near 95° F (35°C) most of the time. This tropical climate was accelerating bacterial growth in the product, which was lowering its value and […]