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Consider a Front15, or any size/style of heat exchanger. Koss Industrial, Inc. can help you with your Heat Transfer needs. You can trust KOSS to supply and service your Alfa Laval Plate Heat Exchangers, we are an Authorized Alfa Laval Master Distributor.
Longer lifespan with superior construction and corrosion resistance
ASME certified, models >6″ diameter (8, 10, 12 inch U-Tube Heat Exchangers operating above 15 psig mawp will be ASME stamped)
Built in-house in our Green Bay, WI facility
KOSS custom U-Tube Heat Exchangers for heating or cooling (ASME certification available!) provide superior corrosion resistance, their construction results in less weld fatigue (providing a longer lifespan than straight Shell & Tube models). Excellent longevity – tubes are suspended from one end, better allowing expansion and contraction with temperature fluctuations.
Configure a custom U-Tube HX today – 316L stainless steel construction, clamp or weld body connections, various end connections, optional insulation (with SS welded covering), 4″ or 6″ body diameters (8″, 10″, 12″ dia. available), body lengths from 2-20 ft!
For a longer lasting solution, call Koss Industrial, Inc. today 1-800-844-6261!
Notes for all Heat Exchangers:
We recommend placing a Strainer prior to the Heat Exchanger (to prevent blockages & optimize performance, check out our Wedge Wire Strainers).
Always avoid hydraulic shock.
Ensure your Heat Exchanger is sized & configured for your application (consider current & future operating parameters, to ensure long-lasting optimal performance).
Regulate & maintain temperature with KOSS Hot Water Sets – wall-mounted and skidded designs are fully customizable. Koss Industrial, Inc. designs and manufactures a Hot Water Set to best complement your application and unique specifications. We also provide high quality Process Piping Services, along with many others!
Why Hot Water?
Hot water offers advantages such as precise temperature control with even heat distribution, eliminating hot spots and providing quality control and ease of cleaning. Not only is the system easier to regulate, but a Hot Water Set is also easier to operate than a steam system.
Functioning at lower pressure, a KOSS Hot Water Set doesn’t require special jacketing and provides a safer environment(by not needing high-pressure steam runs throughout the plant). Regulating & maintaining temperature is a breeze with Hot Water Sets – KOSS’ hot water systems are fabricated to USDA & WDA Sanitary Standards and are constructed from durable stainless steel. We can design/fabricate hot water sets to meet your specific needs and requirements.
Hot Water Offers:
Precise Temperature Control
Even Heat Distribution -eliminates hot spots -quality control/ease of cleaning
Lower Pressure -doesn’t require special jacketing
A Safer Environment -as opposed to having high pressure steam runs throughout the plant
When would I NOT use Hot Water Sets? Heat transfer in a steam system is higher than a hot water system, so you wouldn’t consider using hot water if your process includes UHT treatment. Find out more about KOSS Culinary Steam and Heating & Cooling solutions online, or call 1.800.844.6261.
What Are My Options?
We provide solutions to meet and exceed standards. Some examples of available options for Hot Water Systems include:
-8, 10, 12″ U-Tube Heat Exchangers operating above 15 psig mawp will be ASME stamped
But honestly? Virtually anything is your option. KOSS is uniquely qualified to provide custom sanitary solutions because we have a strong history serving cheesemakers (since 1978) and many others throughout the sanitary industries (we now serve applications from industrial to pharmaceutical).
Watch and learn from this helpful animation from Alfa Laval, showing assembly of their Multi Section Hygienic Gasketed Plate Heat Exchanger. Koss Industrial, Inc. is an Alfa Laval Master Distributor, and offers a variety of Heat Exchanger products & services – even re-gasketing!
Simply put, a shell and tube heat exchanger is used to cool fluids on a large scale, such as in an oil refinery. The device consists of a pressure shell that contains tubes. Fluid is directed around the tubes using baffles.
To function, two fluids of different temperatures are fed into the exchanger. One flows through the tubes and the other flows outside the pressure shell. As the second fluid passes over the tubes the heat of the two liquids are exchanged. Tubes come in one-pass and two-pass forms.
Even Heat Distribution (eliminates hot spots; offers quality control/ease of cleaning)
Lower Pressure (doesn’t require special jacketing)
A Safer Environment (as opposed to having high pressure steam runs throughout the plant)
Koss Industrial’s hot water sets are designed & fabricated to USDA & WDA Sanitary Standards and are constructed from durable stainless. Heat Exchanger has 3A symbol. We design & fabricate hot water sets to meet the customer’s unique needs.
Available Options include: various material finishes, controls for hot water set, skid/wall mounting, different styles of expansion tanks, insulation, heat exchangers (ASME or U-Tube; 8, 10, 12 in. U-Tube Heat Exchangers operating above 15 psig mawp will be ASME stamped)
Our ASME certified 304 & 316L U-Tube Heat Exchangers provide superior corrosion resistance over carbon steel. Also, the U-Tubes’ construction results in less weld fatigue, giving it a longer lifespan than straight shell & tube models.
A plate heat exchanger is a specific type of heat exchanger that uses metal plates in order to transfer heat between two fluids. Plate heat exchangers are more beneficial than the regular U-tube or straight tube heat exchangers because the fluids are exposed to a larger surface area due to the fluids capability to spread out over the plates. Now, the transfer of heat can take place while simultaneously increasing the speed of the temperature change.
Koss Industrial, Inc. designs and constructs high-quality pasteurization units (HTST, High-Temperature Short-Time) to comply with all USDA and WDA sanitary guidelines. Koss Industrial, Inc. will provide you with a turnkey solution that includes Alfa Laval Plates and G&H valves and pumps with an AC drive to control pressure. You may choose from units that are skid mounted for quick installation and start-up or piped in place.
Because Koss Industrial, Inc. wants to ensure the high quality of their units, they manufacture their own balance tanks, holding tubes, heat exchangers, and panel boxes.
When Koss Industrial, Inc. ships your unit, it’ll be ready to run. Koss Industrial, Inc. will also include a parts manual, wiring diagrams, flow schematics, and operating instructions.
For more information about Koss Industrial, Inc.’s pasteurization units, click here.