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Tranter Plate and Shell & Plate Heat ExchangersTranter Plate Heat Exchangers are improving performance in such duties as solvent condensers and thermal control of reactors.

Tranter solvent condensers case history
Solvent condensers case history.
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Low-Cost Solvent Condensers Improve Throughput  With Small Footprint And Easy Maintenance with Shell & Plate Heat Exchangers

Tranter Shell & Plate Heat Exchangers are improving performance and efficiency with batch reactors using one or more organic solvents and multiple condensers (primary and secondary condensers and vent condensers).

Compared with the shell & tube exchangers, the Tranter Shell & Plate Exchangers are providing:

  • Lower purchase price
  • Reduced structural steel requirements
  • Faster response (shorter vaporization/ condensation cycle time)
  • Higher plant capacity or throughput

In addition, maintenance overhead has been reduced, considering that the tube bundle-pulling process requires more labor and space than the Tranter removable core exchangers.

Thermal Response Improvements In Reactor Control Loops

Tranter Heat Exchangers are replacing slow-responding shell & tube exchangers in reactor thermal control loops. In use are either Tranter Plate Heat Exchangers (gasketed) or Shell & Plate units. Tranter Plate Heat Exchangers, with their high heat transfer rates and smaller hold-up volume, can:

  • Heat the jacketed reactor to the setpoint faster
  • Control reaction temperature more precisely
  • Conserve costly heat transfer fluids
  • Get better yields
  • Reduce energy consumption
Tranter heat exchangers as vent condensersTranter Shell & Plate Heat Exchangers can increase production capacity as solvent condensers.

Tranter heat exchangers as external reactor thermal controlTranter Plate Heat Exchangers can bring more precise thermal control to reactors.