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Clean Flow Heater - Flange Style

Clean Flow Heater - Flange Style BCE11486

BACKGROUND

The BCE application involved heating hydrocarbon elastomer material to transform it into a renewable resource. The flow rate and watt density of the rod-style heaters needed to be optimized to reduce carbonization on the heat source and ensure material compatibility with the process. The operating temperature was ~415°F (213°C) at ambient pressure.

SPECIFICATIONS

  • 5" Ø x 77" overall length
  • Outlet temperature: ~415°F (213°C)
  • 3 GPM Flow Rate
  • Perpendicular Flow configuration with (3) 3/4" NPT, 304 SS inlet and outlet fittings
  • 4" NPT plug, easier access for cleaning
  • Pressure tested to 90 PSI assembled
  • Pass all electrical tests: 2 M? sheath to case, Hi-pot 1600VDC @ 1mA for 2 seconds, 500VDC M? insulation resistance test
  • Horizontal or vertical flow position
  • Replaceable Type "K" thermocouple in flow medium stream
  • 22.3 KW, 480 Volt, 3-phase
  • Material: 300 Series Stainless Body and Rod-Style Elements with a brass 4" NPT Clean Out

OUTCOME

Testing the heater in-house at BCE in an air medium environment allowed the outlet temperature to be ramped up to ~300°C. At the customer site, the heater performed to expectations, allowing the heavy hydrocarbons to flow through the body effectively.

DRAWINGS

QUALITY

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