Automated Advance Heat Transfer Rig. Automated Advance Heat Transfer Rig
Determination of :
Global heat transfer coefficients
Study of the effect of transfer mode (con or counter-current).
Study of the effect of hot and cold fluid supply.
Comparison of the efficiency of 4 types of heat exchangers.
1 coiled exchanger
1 concentric exchanger
1 plate exchanger with brazed plates
1 Shell & tube exchanger
21 stainless steel manual valves
5 pressure gauges
1 electronic flowmeter (cold circuit)
1 electronic flowmeter (hot circuit)
1 stainless steel pneumatic valve for the cold water flow
1 stainless steel pneumatic valve for the hot water flow
2 converters P/I
1 electrical cabinet
16 temperature probes
2 temperature displays with a 2 positions switch and a 4 positions switch and a communications card type RS485
4 temperature displays with RS485 output and one RS485/RS232 converter
2 flowmeters displays
The exchangers are out of stainless steel
The external grills of the exchanger with serpentine and the multitubular exchanger are out of glass.
The external grill of the monotubular exchanger is out of stainless steel.
The circuit is carried out in stainless steel piping and is assembled on welded stainless steel frame.
A technical manual is delivered with the bench.
A supervision software designed on Labview allowing to configure
remotely the regulators, to select the temperature displays and to
control the flow according to the selected exchangers and the transfer