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  • What are 'Shell and Tube' heat exchangers
    AEL Heating Solutions Ltd
    Shell and tube heat exchangers are considered one of the most effective types of heat exchanger available in the UK. A shell and tube heat exchanger has a cylindrical shell with a tube bundle in the centre. The high thermally...
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  • The advantages of using a plate heat exchanger
    AEL Heating Solutions Ltd
    Plate Heat Exchangers are used to either heat up or cool down many different types of fluid. When heating up a fluid such as water the Primary heat source from a boiler or waste water heat recovery system will transfer the heat...
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  • Plate Heat Exchangers Designs & Applicatiions
    AEL Heating Solutions Ltd
    Plate Heat Exchangers are generally available as either Brazed, Shell and Tube sealed units or as a Plate and Gasket type that can be opened for servicing or to alter the number of plates. Plate Heat Exchangers provide an...
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  • Water treatment: prevention is better than cure
    Hamworthy Heating
    To meet the Government's target of an 80% reduction in carbon emissions by 2050, and the increased demand for retrofit faced by the industry (24 million buildings that have already been built are expected to be still in use by...
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  • Increasing heating efficiency with plate heat exchangers
    Stokvis Energy Systems
    How using modern modulating low water content gas boilers in combination with compact modulating low water content plate heat exchangers can meet hot water demand reliably, safely and economically, whatever the type of building...
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  • Why district heating for communal housing is on the rise
    Stokvis Energy Systems
    Properly specified district communal schemes in blocks of flats or across larger developments can provide energy efficiencies and are simpler to administer than unit based approaches. This article explores right sizing, linking...
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  • Plate heat exchangers for commercial applications
    Stokvis Energy Systems
    A hot water system using a plate heat exchanger (PHE) heats water instantaneously and only when required, making it intrinsically energy-efficient. Calorifiers and direct-fired water heaters are less reliable and can empty of hot...
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  • Plate heat exchangers uses in renewable energy schemes
    Stokvis Energy Systems
    Renewable heat sources are increasingly seen as both sustainable and economically attractive by policy makers. High performance plate heat exchangers are ideally suited for a range of applications within renewable energy schemes...
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  • Flexible, efficient and safe - plate heat exchangers
    Stokvis Energy Systems
    From modern leisure centres and industrial premises requiring very large quantities of hot water, to rambling old hotels and education establishments wanting to isolate new boilers from ageing pipe systems, plate heat exchangers...
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