UNIFLUX® Heater Advantages
- UNIFORM HEAT FLUX:
High circulation of exhaust gases around tubes results in a convective heat transfer to the process tubes. This means lower tube wall temperatures can be used for the same average heat transfer rate as with conventional heaters.
- NO FLAME IMPINGEMENT:
Complete combustion within the Fuel Reactor means no flames within the tube area. Tube walls are safe from flame. Coking of tubes is minimized.
- HIGH THERMAL EFFICIENCY:
Using Uniflux tube banks alone, efficiencies up to 80% are achieved. With an economizer unit, efficiencies of nearly 95% can be achieved. Due to the controlled fuel / air ratios, Uniflux efficiencies increase as the heat load decreases.
- SAFE OPERATION:
No flashbacks are possible with the sealed Fuel Reactor. Inert gases in the Exchanger section cannot support combustion.
- LIGHTWEIGHT INSULATION:
The wall construction of the exchanger consists of a stainless steel liner with a carbon steel outer shell and lightweight, low conductivity fiber insulation sandwiched between. This cuts weight and heat retention to less than 10% of refractory linings.
- SHOP ASSEMBLED:
Delivered completely assembled. Only process piping and electrical connection are required.