What exactly is a heat exchanger
(1) Classification according to working principle: partition type, heat storage type, hybrid type; (2) Classification according to purpose: cooler, heater, condenser, vaporizer, evaporator, reboiler; (3) According to heat transfer Method classification: tube type, plate type; (4) According to structural material classification: metal heat exchanger, non-metal heat exchanger.
Heat exchanger is the most commonly used equipment in paper mills. It has two main purposes according to its use position: (1) Heating or cooling fluid to reach the temperature required by the process; (2) Waste heat recovery and reuse to achieve the purpose of energy saving and consumption reduction . It has three main types in the paper industry: shell-and-tube type, plate type, and hybrid type.