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Common Types of Heat Exchangers Explained

March 13th, 2017|Resource Guides|

Common Types of Heat Exchangers Explained Heat Exchangers are pieces of equipment used to transfer heat from one medium to another. The medium is usually fluid, but sometimes even solids are used. The types of fluids and pressures will designate what kind of design to use. There are different types of heat exchangers, and they [...]

Heat Exchanger Plate Cleaning Process

July 8th, 2016|Resource Guides|

It should come as no surprised that your heat exchanger plates need proper cleaning and care from time to time. As we covered in this previous post, there are many important potential downfalls of a heat exchanger that is not properly taken care of – especially in the food and beverage industry! Knowing that maintenance [...]

What You Need to Know About Our Heat Exchanger Plate Leak Test

June 15th, 2016|Resource Guides|

If you work in the food and beverage industry, you are likely very conscious of ISO compliance and food safety initiatives. That's why you need to know about our heat exchanger plate leak test -- especially now that the FDA is cracking down on the food and beverage industry with more stringent safety rules to [...]

Why it’s Important to Service Your Heat Exchanger

June 2nd, 2016|Resource Guides|

Regular maintenance is common. Your car needs to be serviced, your computer needs to be updated, and your heat exchanger needs proper maintenance. Properly cleaning your plate and frame heat exchanger is very important. One main and important reason is efficiency.  In order to keep the flow rates and pressure levels at the designed unit [...]

Standard Materials for Plate and Frame Heat Exchangers

May 5th, 2016|Resource Guides|

There are a number of reasons why plate and frame heat exchangers (PHEs) are popular as we outlined in this previous post, but what are they made of? Heat Exchanger Plates: On average, stainless steel is the most common material used in plate and frame heat exchangers.  The two most common grades of stainless steel [...]

Plate Heat Exchanger Maintenance Tips

February 10th, 2016|Resource Guides|

Heat Exchanger and Plate’s Compatibility Plate-and-frame heat exchangers (PHE’s) are designed with the purpose of meeting specific needs. As they meet those needs, the exchangers need to properly handle water treatment chemicals, since they (the exchangers) frequently interact with water from cooling towers. If there is an issue within the cooling tower and stronger chemicals [...]

Plate Heat Exchanger Applications

February 10th, 2016|Resource Guides|

Key Industries for Plate and Frame Heat Exchangers Food and Beverage Plate and frame heat exchangers serve many different purposes and are used in multiple industries. Within the food and beverage industry, the exchangers play a role in dairy production, as they are used in milk and cream pasteurization, milk reception, and ultra-high temperature sterilization [...]

Plate Heat Exchanger Advantages

February 10th, 2016|Resource Guides|

  Evaluating Heating and Cooling Exchangers… What are the main types of exchangers? In dealing with heating and cooling exchangers, there are several options one can choose from. These options include (but are not limited to) the following: Shell and tube – Multiple tubes are hooked together inside a cylindrical shell. Liquid flows through these [...]