The Art and Science of Film Temperature to Achieve Goldilocks Efficiency

Understanding film temperature is pivotal when delving into the intricacies of heat transfer, particularly in situations where fluids are involved. This blog post aims to unravel the importance of film temperature in various heat transfer processes. Join us as we delve into the essence of film temperature—what it is, why it holds significance, and the […]

Decoding the Delicate Balance of Sizing Shell and Tube Heat Exchangers

When it comes to optimizing shell and tube heat exchangers, a multitude of factors comes into play. These elements wield significant influence over not just the size of the exchanger but also its performance, efficiency, and overall cost. Think of it as a delicate equilibrium, where variables such as heat transfer rates, fluid flow velocities, […]

Discover the Hidden Brilliance of Metal Surfaces: Unleash the Power of 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. […]

Point-of-Use Water Coolers in the Pharmaceutical Industry

Water temperature control is crucial in the pharmaceutical industry because water is used in various processes such as manufacturing, cleaning, and testing. Water that is too hot or too cold can affect the quality and efficacy of pharmaceutical products, leading to potential health hazards for consumers.  A point-of-use water cooler is a device used to […]

How Economizers Enhance Thermal Oxidizers

Thermal oxidizers and economizers are game-changers in the industrial world, offering a cost-effective solution to increase efficiency, reduce energy costs, and reduce emissions entering our atmosphere. But what exactly are they, and how do they work? Let’s break it down. What is a Thermal Oxidizer? A thermal oxidizer is an industrial process unit used to […]

Shell and Tube Heat Exchanger Designs

Heat exchanger technology can be traced back thousands of years, with ancient heat exchangers embracing simple structures. However, they possessed a limited heat transmission ability because of limitations in production technology and scientific threshold. With the expansion of the manufacturing processes in the early 1900s came the shell and tube heat exchanger. Featuring a larger […]

Double Tubesheet Design: Importance and Applications

Shell and tube heat exchangers are one of the most popular types of heat exchangers used in industries today due to their efficiency in adjusting the temperature of substances. They are versatile in that they can handle different materials, they are easy to clean, and come in a variety of sizes and applications. A shell […]

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. […]