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TimSmith Heat Exchangers
Heat Transfer and Industrial Pump Specialists

Quick Guide to Determine Pressure Drops

Need a quick way to determine what happens if you increase or decrease a water (or any other Newtonian Fluid) flow through a Plate Heat Exchanger? Do not have time to phone up the supplier, talk to someone who is not really interested in helping you because there is no potential sale involved, only to […]

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Why Plate Heat Exchangers are not always the best solution

Companies manufacturing and/or selling Plate Heat Exchangers (PHE’s) often advertise and promote the following features of this type of heat exchanger: 1) they can be easily expanded 2) they are easily maintained 3) they are more efficient than shell and tube exchangers But are these sales claims completely accurate? In my opinion, no… Claim: “Easily […]

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