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Heat Exchanger Fluid Velocity – Why Should I Care?

Posted by Mike Bonner

Dec 7, 2017 3:02:00 PM

The heat exchanger is the core device in virtually every fluid temperature control system.  Unfortunately, properly selecting a heat exchanger can be a daunting task.

First, there is the thermal load that must be transferred. Next are working pressure, flow rate, and chemical compatibility requirements.  Coupled with the thermal transfer, these determine the configuration (gasketed plate, brazed plate, shell & tube, etc.) and the materials of construction (carbon steel, stainless steel, aluminum, titanium, etc.). 

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Topics: Manufacturing, Temperature control, Point of Application, fluid process control, temperature control systems

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