ALCO™, ALCO-TWIN™ Hairpin Heat Exchangers
ALCO Products™ has been a leader in the hairpin heat exchanger industry and has solved the industry's most demanding heat transfer problems. The ALCO™ designs -Double-Pipe & Multi-Tube - with either bare or longitudinally finned tubes, will provide you with the most economical solution for your heat transfer applications.
ALCO™ hairpin exchangers offer true counter-current flow and permit extreme temperature crossing and close temperature approach.
Design pressures in excess of 10,000 psi are available.
Most ALCO™ exchangers can handle extreme temperatures and wide temperature differentials without the use of expansion joints.
ALCO™ exchangers have a separate shell and tube side seal configuration. This makes the tubes very easy to inspect, remove, clean, and replace. Minimal downtime because replacement parts and gaskets are in stock.
Modular design allows additional sections to be added to meet increased process requirements, or the rearrangement of sections for new services.
Quick delivery due to standard, on-the-shelf components.
Because budget is always a major consideration, we can fabricate standard units up to sixteen inches in diameter from economical stock components. ALCO™ hairpin exchangers offer high surface areas with small diameters, providing a more economical alternative to Shell and Tube Exchangers.
Ideal Applications For ALCO™ Hairpin Heat Exchangers:
- Temperature Cross
- High Tubeside Pressure
- Low Flowrates
- Cyclic Service
- Dirty Service
- Heating or Cooling Vapors
- Slurry applications with minimum velocity requirements and no “dead space” velocity reductions.
- Complete Vaporization Requirements
- Exchangers subject to Thermal Shock
- High Terminal Temperature Differences
- Double pipe
- Severe service (separated closure)
- Heavy duty (separated closure)
- Double pipe
Detachable U-bend cover for access to removable tubes.