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Textiles: Carpet Manufacturing using Direct Steam Injection

Fluid:
11% Recycled Fiber Stock

Flow Rate:
140-225 GPM [38-61 m³/hr]

Inlet Temperature:
Approx. 105°F [41°C]

Discharge Temperature:
125°F [52°C]

Steam Supply Pressure:
Varies; 92-110 PSIG [6.3-7.6 barg]

Textiles: Carpet Manufacturing

A carpet manufacturing facility wanted to replace the current heat exchanger with a better water heating solution for their wash box station. They were looking for: energy efficiency, better temperature control, and better turndown control and capabilities.

SOLUTION

Hydro-Thermal’s EZ Heater® model H2030 with a Large (L) diffuser was installed to successfully adhere to each of the specifications desired. The customer has realized the inherent advantages of its design with:

• Easy installation and replacement of technologies
• 28% more efficient than the heat exchanger
• Instantaneous hot water on demand at exact temperature
• Excellent turndown control and capabilities
• Patented self-cleaning design to prevent scaling and fouling

GOAL

• Increase efficiency
• Precise temperature control
• Improve turndown control and capabilities

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

• 28% more efficient
• Instantaneous exact temperature control
• Lower maintenance
• Excellent turndown

 

 

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