5 Crucial Heat Exchanger Parts That Require Maintenance
Posted in Uncategorised, on November 04, 2021 By Admin
A heat exchanger is an important mechanism used in a valve assembly. It essentially transfers temperatures between hot and cold liquids without allowing the two to come in contact with each other. Due to this feature, this equipment is extensively used in both heating and cooling processes. However, these components do tend to wear and tear with everyday use.
To address that, here are five heat exchanger components that require regular maintenance.
Shell And Tube
Any heat exchanger with a poorly-performing shell and tube is susceptible to performance failure. Valve assemblies transfer temperatures between two liquids in the shell and tube, making it the most vital system component. If these parts are worn out, then they need to be examined by professional technicians and replaced as soon as possible.
Transfer Line Exchangers
Aiding the shell and tube are the transfer line exchangers. These rapidly cool very hot gases, thus, speeding up the exchange process without sacrificing quality or increasing the wear and tear of the system. However, they can still get worn out, and are especially vulnerable, making it crucial to conduct regular inspections.
Air Cooling System
In terms of mechanism, they are complete opposites of transfer line exchangers. The integrated sub-system uses fin fans, condensers, and chillers to blow cold air into hot tubes. Doing so reduces the system temperature on a consistent basis. Ultimately, air cooling systems turn gas into liquid through condensation and maintain this temperature so it doesn’t freeze or heat up again. Due to this complex function, they are very fragile, requiring consistent maintenance.
Front and Rear Headers
The front and rear headers mark the entry and exit of hot and cold liquids. Without front and rear headers, there is no heat exchange system. As the gases enter and leave this system under extreme temperatures, front and rear headers often have sealing and pressure consistency troubles. Dependable on repair and maintenance teams can help you resolve possible issues.
Virtually all valve assembly parts have an electrical circuit. While operators focus on the performance of primary parts, circuit trouble can spring a sudden breakdown at any time. To prevent such hold-ups, ensure that professionals inspect your electrical connections consistently.
You can always count on McRae Engineering Equipment Limited to provide the best, thorough inspections and quality components that your system requires. Contact us today to learn more about everything that we can do for you.