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steam superheater

steam superheater

steam superheater

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Anyone have experience specifying a superheater to supply steam to a process evaporator? Specifically, this plant runs their main boilers at 150 psig to meet the sporadic (2-4 times per hour for a few minutes) demand of the evaporator. Would like to run lower pressure and use dedicated equipment that can respond to need. Can a localized superheater fill that requirement. Any recommended suppliers with experience?

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RE: steam superheater

Why do you want superheat when using it for an evaporator?

RE: steam superheater

You don't want superheated steam in a heat exchanger. Superheat is sensible heat, and you'll have to use THAT up before you get to where the real action is - the latent heat given up when the saturated steam condenses. With superheated steam, your heat exchanger will behave very much like it's airbound.

RE: steam superheater

What's the temperature level you need in the evaporator ? What H/E surface is available to evaporate ?

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