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Wort Cooling Heat Exchangers

Which along with heat transfer, reduce your carbon footprint, save energy and lower heating costs We can offer a range of Gasketed Plate and Frame type Heat Exchangers that have been selected to cool the wort when it is being transferred out from the brew kettle into the fermentation vessel so that yeast can be […]

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Is it time to add antifreeze to protect your heat exchanger?

The temperature has been dropping, so is it time to add antifreeze to protect your heat exchanger? The benefits of protecting a heat exchanger from freezing are well known, but are there any downsides to using anti-freeze? If the heat exchanger was originally selected using calculations based on water only, then the answer is “yes”. […]

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Company Launch

Welcome to our new company! We are selling heat transfer and recovery equipment, and industrial pumps – including spares for those units. Mostly to small or large engineering companies, pump installers, food processing factories, builders, environmental companies, etc. Our aim is to offer a great service that is amongst the best in the industry, from […]

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Batch Heating and Cooling

A warning to Companies and Installers wishing to heat or cool the contents of a tank over a period of time using an externally mounted heat exchanger. When a tank of liquid is either heated or cooled over a period of time, it is commonly referred to as a “batch process”. The tank contents are […]

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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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Have you got a Steam Coil that Keeps Failing? What should you do?

a) Blame the manufacturer for a poor quality product and then purchase an exact copy from another supplier only to find that the new coil fails as well? b) Or, check out if your steam system, or the way that you are operating the heat exchanger, is causing the damage? This article provides a list […]

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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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