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Heat Exchangers

In every chemical, petrochemical or refining system, heat exchangers are used to transfer heat from one fluid to another. The most basic and the most common type of heat exchanger construction is the tube and shell type.

Pacific Engineering Pty Ltd designs and supplies shell and tube-type heat exchangers based on Australian and international standards. We design reactors, columns, strippers, condensers, coolers, electrical heaters, reboilers, distillation columns, falling film evaporators and finned tube air coolers or modify your existing heat exchanger and provide thermal/mechanical designs and detail drawings.

Alterations to existing heat exchangers - we can alter existing exchangers to suit your requirements:

  • Redesign thermally and mechanically to meet new process conditions
  • Interchange flowing media between the tube and shell side
  • Design a new bundle to conform to an existing shell in-service
  • Increase the number of passes to control fouling
  • Modify tube layout to allow cleaning
  • Material change/improvement on either side.

Pacific Engineering can provide detailed design including thermal and mechanical calculations, detail drawings, third-party design verification, design registration and external fabrication inspection services for heat exchangers.

Some of the projects we have completed include:

- Air Cooler for BlueScope Steel (AIS) Pty Limited (Port Kembla-NSW)
- 4 Heat Exchangers for Oxygen Compressors & Argon Exchanger for Air Liquide Australia Limited (Botany-NSW)
- Regeneration Gas Heater for BOC Limited (Dandenong-Victoria)
- DBO Bundle Refurbishment for BlueScope Steel Pty Limited- (4) Heat Exchangers for Oxygen Compressors, Argon Exchanger for Air Liquide Australia Limited
- Kettle Reboiler (Clean Stem Generator) for APT Eng –1000 kg/hr, Stainless steel. Designed to TEMA & AS 1210
- Boiler Steam Coil Air Heater Upper Tube Bundle for BlueScope Steel (AIS) Pty Limited (Port Kembla-NSW)
- Ethylene Vessel for BECHTEL / STEWART TOOL CO - Australia Pacific LNG Project. Designed to ASME including Finite Element Analysis (FEA) on Headplate nozzles.



To request a quote and send files, please send an email to the email address provided below.

Pacific Engineering's quality management system has been certified to AS/NZS ISO 9001 for a scope including design, design verification, fabrication and inspection of pressure vessels, shell and tube heat exchangers, air coolers, pressure piping, atmospheric storage tanks, silos and steel structures.

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