HEAT EXCHANGER FOULING AND CLEANING

Plate HEAT EXCHANGER FOULING AND CLEANING

With the rapid development of modern industry, heat exchanger equipment are used for a long time. It is no doubt that a lot of fouling such as coking, oil dirt, scale, sediment, polymer, corrosion, microorganism and others will be produced. And the heat exchanger plate is the core component of the heat exchanger, if the cleaning methods are not scientific, it will directly cause various economic losses, and even malignant accidents maybe happened. Cleaning heat exchanger equipment becomes an important indispensable part of industrial production, therefore it is preferable for you to choose a professional cleaning company. Hofmann having trained maintenance engineers tries its best to develop environmental protection cleaning technologies, combined with years of service experience, to provide quality services for you. This page contains two sectors of introducing the method of dealing heat exchangers fouling and cleaing.

Fouling

Fouling

Fouling and scaling are inevitable as long as the plate heat exchanger is doing its job, you may have a rough guess on how frequence you are gonna clean your PHE depending on what fluid or gas crossing, temperature variation, spares durability, etc. Considering this page as some checking leaks, and do not save budget on cleaning, or there will be consequences.

If you have not even considered about it, we suggest you read this page thoroughly and do the estimate process as soon as possible, or call us.

 

 

Cleaning

Cleaning

There are two popular ways to clean plate heat exchangers, CIP automatic cleaning and manual cleaning. Due to the complex corrugation structure of the plates, CIP could never reach to “No dead corner cleaning“, however it is convenient and economic. On the other hand, cleaning manually would cost you more money, but in return, you get a brand new PHE, of course the premise is hiring an professional cleaning team.

And this page contains some specific knowledge about cleaning, in case you want to try it yourself.