Tubular heat exchangers are highly used in the food and beverage industry and in connection with many applications such as CIP units. In the food and beverage industry tubular heat exchangers are often used in systems to reduce or eliminate microbials to make products safe for consumption and to extend their shelf life. A tubular heat exchanger may also be used to heat or cool products prior to filling, drying, concentration or other processes.
Wila’s focus on our customers’ needs and on optimisation has resulted in a range of heat exchangers in two shell diameters and two pressure ratings under a main category named “THE” (Tubular Heat Exchanger). These heat exchangers are the optimum ones for most projects, but other types of exchangers and exchangers in other sizes are available from us as well.
Wila tubular heat exchangers benefits
The choice of tubular heat exchanger relates to the particular product for which it is going to be used, and this may revolve around particle size or viscosity. Complex and demanding products require tubular heat exchangers with a more complex design to achieve the correct heat transfer.
Connections are as standard for heavy duty SSH clamp rings or stronger, though other types and sizes are available as well.
The following constitutes the various main types:
THE Concentric product connections with dairy surface finish.
THEA Concentric product connections with 3A-compliant surface finish.
THEX Eccentric product connections with dairy surface finish.
THEXA Eccentric product connections with 3A-compliant surface finish.
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