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, […]

What are Suction Heaters?

Suction heaters are a type of industrial heat exchanger used in a variety of industrial contexts to heat viscous fluids, including asphalt and fuel oil, to a temperature at which they can be pumped. Keeping entire tanks of these types of liquids at pumping temperatures can be prohibitively expensive. Suction heaters heat only the liquid […]

How Tank Heating Coils Work

Many industries use tanks to store large quantities of material that require heating and temperature regulation, including asphalt, chemical, refining, biofuel blending, and food and beverage. Tank heating coils are one of the most effective methods of heating and regulating the temperature of stored materials. Tank heating coils are designed to be durable and efficient in […]

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 […]

Five Ways to Increase Terminal Efficiency

Efficiency is always a priority for any process, plant, or organization. Creating maximum output while reducing overhead is a core business practice. With so many moving parts in tank terminal operations, there are many places revenue can fall through the cracks. Make sure your operation is sealed tight with these high-impact ways to increase efficiency. […]