Shell and Tube Heat Exchangers

If your refinery or chemical plant is having trouble keeping the product at the right temperature, you may have a problem with your heat exchanger. The heat exchanger attaches to your boiler and heats it with the water from your boiler, without letting the water dilute your chemical solution. Shell and tube are the best suited for your plant because they are the most common type of heat exchanger.

Advantages of Shell and Tube Heat Exchangers

Shell and tube heat exchangers have many advantages. They are relatively inexpensive because they are made up of tubes. Also, because of their aerodynamic design, they can support higher operating temperatures and pressures than other types of heat exchangers. Additionally, they help you save on energy costs.

The Most Popular Class of Heat Exchangers

A shell and tube heat exchanger is a class of heat exchanger. It is the most common type of heat exchanger used in oil refineries and other large chemical processes. It is best suited for higher-pressure applications. The shell and tube heat exchanger consists of a shell with a bundle of tubes inside. Fluid runs through the tubes, while another fluid flows over the tubes. This causes a transfer of heat between the fluids.

Types of Shell and Tube Heat Exchangers

When it comes to the shell and tube heat exchanger, there are a number of variations available. In most cases, the ends of the tubes are connected to plenums or water boxes through holes in tubes. The tubes can be straight or bent in the shape of a U.

Types of Shell and Tube Heat Exchangers

At MMI Tank, we build heat exchangers that fit our customers’ needs. We also repair old heat exchangers or retrofit them to meet the needs of our clients’ new facilities. If needed, we can even disassemble our clients’ entire shops, move them across the country, and rebuild them in their new facility. We work all over the United States, but we are based in Arizona. We are a millwright and manufacturing company; we build large industrial equipment, like boilers, heat exchangers, silos, and tanks. Contact us for your shell and tube heat exchanger needs.