HVAC Heat Exchanger
Using heat exchanger in one’s everyday life
There are numerous units that can be used to enhance a HVAC system of any sort. Those that are probably the most popular are the air to water heat exchangers . The manner in which these tools work is complex but easy to comprehend. Their purpose is to transfer the temperature from one component of the system to the other, during various purposes such as boiling and condensation.
Although there are many factors to consider when deciding to purchase a heat exchanger, people tend to research the Internet rather than to talk to a professional. This is definitely the wrong approach! When dealing with a matter such as this one, experts should have the ultimate opinion. Think of the fact that exchangers are a big part of the nowadays life. For instance, there are units of this sort implemented in cars, AC units, refrigerators and many others.
The main idea of air to water heat exchanger is that they use two separate spaces where fluids are passing, and a partition which does the entire job. The thing is that through the means of this partition, the hotter fluid eliminates its excess temperature towards the cooler one. In other words, the media’s temperature rises when in contact with the hot liquid, and the heat is transferred to the cold fluid that runs on the other side of the unit.
For instance, the Alfanaval air to water heat exchangers have been created to function with liquid-liquid temperature transfer. This series is perfect for melting snow during wintertime, for enhancing domestic hot water plumbing as well as for the replacement of shell and tube temperature transfer units. They are tested in the manufacturing department, and they come with a warranty for possible damage.
The other type of heat exchangers is based on a water-air transfer, but they are used in a slightly different department. The Brazertek Finned Coil exchanger is mainly employed to heat and cool of water in the plumbing systems of residences. Also, this type of exchangers can be used in the composition of stoves, boilers and outdoor installed wood furnaces. Most heat exchangers have a long warranty from the producer, and the Finned Coil one makes no exception.
When it comes to the categorization of heat exchangers, there are many types of such pieces of equipment. Additionally, they can either be made out of stainless steel or carbon steel. Another type of classification is that regarding the mediums that are participating in the transfer process.
In brief, whether one needs it to enhance his water flow to cool a hot summer afternoon, to make his car work or for wood furnaces, heat exchangers are extremely important in nowadays life.
Heat exchangers cross-reference (PDF).
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