Electric circulation heaters play an important role in a wide range of industries. Their ability to heat gases and liquids such as water, hydrocarbons, oils, and acids makes them particularly effective in the petrochemical and chemical processing industries.
Refinery processes such as gas, oil, and hydrocarbon heating, steam super heaters and mole sieve regeneration heating make heavy use of circulation heaters. Likewise, the electric circulation heater is used for the highly accurate, complex yet reliable heating processes demanded in the chemical processing industry.
Electric circulation heaters can even function as heat exchangers albeit using a different process. Unlike a tube heat exchanger wherein the medium is kept in tubes separate from the heating element, a circulation heater uses elements to heat the liquid or gas medium directly.
The latter method enables the circulation heater to attain efficiency rates of nearly 100%.
However, regardless of its role an electric circulation heater must be set up, optimized and maintained correctly for efficient and safe use. These factors together with the design determine how well the circulation heater will perform.
After purchasing your electric circulation heater, we urge you keep the previous advice in mind. For further insight into electric circulation heaters and other products in the Wattco catalog don’t hesitate to contact an expert today.
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