AEL supplies domestic hot water (DHW) plate heat exchangers as either a plate / gasket unit or supplied as a brazed plate unit. Both types of heat exchanger transfer energy from hot or cold fluid and ensure that the primary circuit does not mix with the secondary circuit, therefore creating two completely independent separate heating or cooling circuits.
Plate and gasket heat exchangers are built with high quality usually EPDM or nitrile gaskets which are designed to seal a bank of stainless steel plates together. Plates can easily be removed for cleaning, expansion to increase output or to replace with a new bank within the existing frame reducing high maintenance costs.
Brazed plate heat exchangers are commonly used in low demand heating and DHW systems or industrial and refrigeration applications. The stainless steel plate and copper brazing construction means that they resistant to corrosion but fixed in as much as the plates are not accessible to expand capacity or replace.
AEL has developed a free tool to help specifiers when it comes to selecting the right system and getting an instant quotation for that system. AEL has standardised a large selection of Heat Exchanger duties and created tailored calculators for the following, which can be found on the company's website: