As Plate & Shell Heat Exchangers gain acceptance in the process industry, many potential users are seeking validated performance data of the latest commercial plate technology so that they can be assured of adequate operation. HTRI, a leading source of process heat-transfer technology, is working with Vahterus to assess the PSHE performance for liquid-liquid and boiling service.
In order to build a safer tomorrow, both for the planet and for people, industries are creating new technologies and solutions. While change can take time, examples of positive trends can be seen in each sector. The rise of heat and exhaust recovery, for example, has been made possible and increasingly efficient by new product innovations.
Refrigeration Heikki Oksanen, Refrigeration Business Director
As sustainability leads changes in the market, our Refrigeration Business Director Heikki Oksanen, Energy Business Director Tobias Häggblom and Chemical and Process Business Director Marko Rantala share their industry insights and discuss future outlook.
RefrigerationHeikki Oksanen, Refrigeration Business Director
The welded plate pack is the core of the Vahterus heat exchanger. The welding is of the highest quality, ensuring maximum durability.
Without a plate pack, you wouldn’t have a heat exchanger, only a pressure vessel. Vahterus heat exchangers have no gaskets because their structure is completely welded. In order for the heat exchanger to work as planned, the welding must be of the highest quality. Vahterus’s welding engineer Tuomas Hokkanen and quality engineer Lassi Forsström explain that the key to ensuring this is continuous improvement of methods and strict quality control.
Like a multitalented master of ceremonies who makes sure that customers get the exact products they need, the project manager must be able hold all the strings and know when to pull the right ones.
”No two projects are ever the same because customer requirements vary. The challenge of the job is to produce a product that’s perfect for its purpose”, says Anna-Leena Huhta-Aho. Huhta-aho graduated from the Tampere University of Technology and has worked as a project manager at Vahterus for 11 years.
While standards have helped the refrigeration industry to improve and set safety requirements, the International Institute of Refrigeration is proposing a working group to enhance refrigeration safety.
Did you know that, with the help of the right financing options, an export business can offer buyers credit at competitive rates? These options include bills of exchange and deferred letters of credit.
Vahterus’ LNG journey began in 2005. Through extensive R&D work and with over 300 heat exchangers delivered to cryogenic LNG applications, we’re now leaders in the field. In this special issue, we introduce our work in LNG applications.
In this issue, we discuss how global challenges drive innovation. We study novel biotech concepts at the largest ethanol plant in Europe and ask Dave Rule, President of IIAR, what he foresees for the future of refrigeration.
In this issue, we look at our background, recent developments and our future outlook in industrial refrigeration and celebrate our two-decades-long collaboration refrigeration specialist John Wijbenga.