New Carbon Block Heat Exchangers

Because graphite in inherently weak in tension and strong in compression, the cylindrical heat exchanger, with it's axial spring compression principle, accomodates higher design pressures.

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Important Features Are:

  • Solid drilled construction in multiples of 14" long sections; or single monolithic cores without cemented joints, up to 70" in length.
  • Excellent corrosion resistance to a wide variety of chemicals.
  • ASME code construction (lethal designation available).
  • Standard maximum allowable working pressures - 100 PSIG for both process and service sides. Higher allowable working pressures may be available.
  • No exposed graphite.
  • Alternating rows of process and service holes for maximum heat transfer.
  • Design temperature of 360 degrees F. Can be exceeded for certain applications with water cooled heads.
  • All exchangers are hydrostatically tested at 1-1/2 tiems the MAWP on process and service sides prior to shipment.
  • All graphite components are pneumatically tested after resin impregnation for assurance of an impervious graphite structure.
  • The highest standards of quality control are maintained throughout the manufacturing process.
  • Compressed TFE gaskets between sections.
  • Horizontal or verticle supports.
  • Nozzle sizes are provided to suit application.
  • Installation, maintenance and operating instructions are available.

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