Fired Heaters for Food Processing

Fired Heaters for Food Processing

Exotherm is an industry leader in the manufacturing of custom fired heaters for the food and beverage processing industry. This industry can be divided into two major sectors: production and distribution of edible goods. Production includes the processing of meats and cheeses and the creating of soft drinks, alcoholic beverages, packaged foods and other modified foods. Exotherm’s fired heaters are suited to meet the needs of the companies in the food processing industry.

Our custom heaters for food processing include:

  • Direct Fired Process Heaters
  • Heat Transfer Fluid Heaters
  • Heat Media Circulation Systems
  • Diesel Fired Heaters

Fired Heater Capabilities for Food Processing

Due to their perishable natures, food and beverages must be produced and stored at specific temperatures to ensure their quality. Fired heaters are an integral part of this food process. Exotherm’s fired heaters come equipped with a range of capabilities which makes them ideal for companies within the food and beverage industry. These food processing fired heater capabilities include:

  • Up to 70 MMBtu/Hr (and greater in some applications)
  • Efficiencies to 95%
  • Process Temperature to 1700°F
  • Process Pressures to 3000 psi
  • Carbon Steel, Low, & High Alloy Metallurgies Available
  • Gas, Oil or Dual-Fired Designs
  • Cabin or Circular Designs
  • Turndown Ratios Up to 40:1

Fired Heater Applications for Food Processing

Exotherm understands that precise and durable fired heaters are necessary for any company working in the food and beverage industry. Our flexibility and attention to detail mean that each of our clients receives the ideal system for their needs. Some of the fired heater’s specific applications are as follows:

  • Heat Transfer Fluids
  • Chemical & Various Specialty Process Fluids
  • Vegetable Oils
  • Air Heating Application (Direct and indirect)
  • Industrial Water Heating
  • Natural Gas (Other than Regeneration Gas)
  • Research & Development Processes

Services for Fired Heaters

At Exotherm, we are proud that we can make this industry both safer and more efficient each year. To achieve this, we offer a number of services to accompany our high-quality fired heaters.  These services include:

  • Inspection of Process Heaters (Mechanical and Electrical)
  • Comprehensive Safety Interlock Checkout and Testing
  • Flame Safety Systems and Controls Troubleshooting
  • Burners (Standard, Low NOx, & Ultra Low NOx)
  • Internal Heater Inspections (Process Coil Inspections, Coil Supports, Insulation)
  • Flue gas analysis with efficiency and emission solutions
  • Turning of air/fuel ratio for optimum efficiency and emissions
  • Control system and burner upgrades
  • Installation supervision and retrofits
  • Detailed field services and records
  • Field Service Contracts

Please contact us today to find out more about our direct fired heaters for food processing.

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