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Technical Articles

Series 1000

150 SCFM to 600 SCFM
Industrial Duty - Dry desiccant dehumidifier Series 1000 units are self contained, with all necessary blowers, controls, filters and drive components to assure the safe and automatic operation of the dehumidifier.Single point...

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Sanitary Packages

Pick Pre-Packaged Sanitary Heater Systems are designed to efficiently meet food and pharmaceutical industry processing needs, from pilot scale laboratory units to production scale packages. Pilot Scale For laboratories or pilot operations, Picks pilot...

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Horizontal Coil

A very high efficiency thermal fluid heater. The heater has two helical coils, a smaller coil that fits inside of a larger coil. Hot burner gases pass through the center of the smaller coil and double back between it and the larger coil. They then trav...

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Constant Flow Specs

Heaters are readily available with cast iron, carbon steel, or 316SS materials upon request. Water and steam piping is available in threaded or flanged construction.

Cast Iron Heaters
Approx. 3" dia. is threaded.
Approx. 4"...

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Heat Exchanger

A heat exchanger is a piece of equipment that continually transfers heat from one medium to another in order to carry process energy. There are two main types of heat exchangers.
Direct heat exchanger, where both media between which heat is exchan...

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Gasketed PHE

The gasketed plate heat exchanger consists of a series of thin corrugated plates fitted with gaskets. The plates are then compressed together in a rigid frame to create an arrangement of parallel flow channels. The two fluids flow in alternate channels...

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Plate Exchanger Cold Leakage

Your plate heat exchanger was working just fine. You open it up to perform an annual cleaning, tighten it to the proper dimension, and upon start up, it begins to leak. What just happened? Figure 1: Graphical
Depiction of Cold
LeakageThe an...

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Cooling Tower Servicing

Serving the mid-Atlantic region, Virginia Heat Transfer cooling tower and plate heat exchanger cleaning services is ready to help you keep your cooling system running efficiently. Keeping your cooling tower system clean and efficient is key to minimizi...

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External Leakage

Plate heat exchangers can supply reliable operating service for years with proper maintenance, but what about when something goes wrong? Is your plate heat exchanger leaking? Is the leak slow or fast? How can you know what the problem is and the best w...

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PHE Frame Corrosion

Corrosion under the connection liners in plate heat exchangers can cause significant problems. The key is to learn how the corrosion happens so that costly frame replacements can be avoided.Figure 1: Leakage next to
the frame plate may be a
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