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Heat Exchanger Repairs – Western Cape

Need A Heat Exchanger Repaired?

Heat exchangers are very costly pieces of specialized equipment and to replace a heat exchanger is often very costly. Just like any mechanical device, heat exchangers can be refurbished or repaired and can function for a long time before it has to be replaced.

Mechinox can consult you on replacement costs as apposed to repair costs.

Available Gaskets For Plate Heat Exchangers

Alfa Laval, Sondex, Vicarb, Hisaka, GEA, Tranter, APV, Cardinale

These are available in:

  • NBR
  • NBR-HT
  • HNBR
  • EPDM
  • EPDM-MT
  • FKM
  • Viton
  • Neoprene

 

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Spare Plates For Plate and Frame Heat Exchangers

ALSL304 (Stainless Steel 316) Plates, ALSL304 (Stainless steel 304) or Titanium (Ti)

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Incompressibility: The rubber compound can change shape, after being squeezed it will return to its original vulcanized shape.

Strength: It is strong enough to withstand the forces normally incurred by squeezing into position and being acted upon by pressurized liquid.

Softness: The rubber is strong enough for the application but still soft enough to conform closely to the metal surfaces and provides a seal without undue stresses being applied.

Resistance to Fluid: The high molecular weight, cross linked polymer matrix is resistant to penetration by any fluid of a dissimilar chemical nature to itself.

Resistance to Temperature: All polymers will only behave as a rubber over a relatively short range of temperature. Thus careful selection of the compound according to the required temperature range is necessary.

Longevity: Synthetic polymers have a built in superiority in terms of useful lifetime, and modern additives can further enhance this property. It is in this area that the correct compound selection is of vital importance.

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