Active Drainage of Shell and Tube Heat Exchanger

Using a mechanical pump and trap to drain a stalling heat exchanger.

Active Drainage of Shell and Tube Heat Exchanger

Component Descriptions

Part Component Function
1 Isolation Valve to isolate the installation from the supply steam
2 Isolation Valve to isolate the condensate pump from the supply steam
3 Strainer to protect the control valve from detritus
4 Pneumatic Actuator to drive the control valve
5 Temperature Control Valve to regulate the flow of steam to the heat exchanger
6 Strainer to protect the condensate pump from detritus
7 Check Valve to prevent ingress of air to the pump
8 Air Vent to vent air automatically from the pump reservoir
9 - 12 inc. Steam Trap Set for Pump Steam Supply
13 Isolation Valve to isolate the pump from the condensate system
14 Sight Glass
15 Check Valve to prevent condensate backflowing into the pump
16 Ball Float Steam Trap to discharge condensate correctly from reservoir
17 Condensate Pump to discharge condensate under stall conditions
18 Check Valve to prevent condensate backflowing from the pump
19 Strainer to protect the pump and inlet check valve from detritus
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Table of Parts

Part   Component Bronze Cast iron SG iron Steel Stainless steel Product details
4 Actuator PN9000 Series Pneumatic Actuator Pneumatic Actuators
5 Control Valve     KE73 KE43 KE63 Control Valves
6, 19 Strainer (screwed) Fig 1 or 12 Fig 13 Fig 12SG Fig 14 Fig 16 or 16L Stainers & Filters
8 Air Vent       AV21   Air Vents & Air Eliminators
15, 18 Disc Check Valve         DCV2, 3 or 4 Check Valves
2, 9, 12, 13, 20 Ball Valve       M10 M10 Ball Valves
11 Ball Float Steam Trap with Monitor   IFT53 IFT57 IFT54   Steam Trap Performance Monitoring
7, 10 Lift Check Valve LCV1     LCV2   Check Valves
17 Pump MFP14 Automatic Pump Pressure Powered Pumps
1 Bellows Sealed Stop Valve   BSA1 BSA2 BSA3   Bellows Sealed Stop Valves
3 Strainer (flanged) Fig 3 Fig 33 Fig 37 Fig 34 Fig 36 Stainers & Filters
14 Sight Glass Brass Double Window Sight Glass Sight Glasses
16 Ball Float Steam Trap   FT53 FT47 FTC32 FT46 Ball Float Steam Traps
  FT43 FT57 FT44, FT54 FT514
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