Steam Generator FAQs

Thinking about investing in a new steam generator for your facility? If you’re early on in the process of shopping for this new piece of equipment, you likely have some questions in mind that you’re mulling over. And we’ve got answers!  As leaders and innovators in our industry, we know a lot about what it […]

Floating Tube Sheet 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

Let us demystify the four most common questions when it comes to expansion joints. One of the most misunderstood parts in a shell and tube heat exchanger is the expansion joint installed in place of a shell section (on fixed tube sheet designs) for thermal expansion protection. When designing custom exchangers for our clients, they […]

Ramping Up Production of Hygiene-Related Products

The escalation of hygiene-related product production has become an imperative since the outbreak of the pandemic. As COVID-19 affected the entire populace, the surging demand for hygiene essentials like hand sanitizer and soap consistently outstrips the available supply. In response to this public health crisis, the Personal Care industry has embarked on a multifaceted approach, […]

Oil Heaters / Oil Coolers – Enerquip Value Added Design

Since 1980, Germany based VPT-Kompressoren GmbH has gained international recognition in developing individual engineering solutions for gas compression. They specialize in the design, construction and installation of gas compressors along with the compression of air, gasoline vapors, landfill gas, sewage gas, natural and flare gas, benzene air mixtures, NH³, propane, butane as well as several […]

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. […]

Heat Exchanger Material Selection Based on Common Criteria

With so many factors to consider in choosing a material for your shell and tube heat exchanger, you may have a lot of questions. To start, you’ll need to decide which criteria are most critical to your operation. Criteria like: thermal efficiency cost availability corrosion resistance cleanability durability You can then weigh the pros and […]

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. […]