Water and steam play a vital role in most industries. Steam is often used to create mechanical power, and that is achieved by superheating the steam.
However, when steam is used for heating or heat transfer, it should be saturated. Saturation of steam is achieved by lowering the temperature of the steam. This is done with the help of desuperheater.
What is a desuperheater?
Desuperheaters are a device crucial to steam management from power generation sources in various industries. A desuperheater works by lowering the temperature of superheated steam, which is then used in heating or heat transfer purposes.
The temperature reduction achieved by the device is called attemperation. This is done by injecting a certain amount of water into the steam flow. The basic purpose of a desuperheater is providing heat transfer between steam and water.
The more efficient a desuperheater is, the easier it is to avoid expensive problems such as a long time taken to start up and shut down, dwindling efficiency, and wearing out of piping and equipment.
In industrial processes, desuperheaters play a significant role, as important as mixers. That’s why companies like Komax manufacture desuperheaters along with mixers and heat exchangers.
Why choose Komax?
Komax is not only a world leader in desuperheaters, but it is also known for producing various types of static mixers. And much like their static mixers, the technology behind Komax desuperheaters is also simple.
They don’t require a long pipe downstream or a mixing elbow before the change in temperature. This is possible because Komax desuperheaters inject the water spray upstream. This has been made possible with the help of Komax’s patented ‘Equalizer’ mixing module.
This has been found to be the best solution in reducing the temperature of superheated steam and recovering the necessary heat. The difference in Komax systems is made by steam and water mixing system, and this is also what gives Komax an edge over other companies.
Komax has been the industry leader in mixing and heat transfer technology for over four decades. Komax is widely recognized all over for its static mixers, but it is no less behind in desurperheaters either.
In fact, Komax has over 40 heat transfer patents to its name and a combined mixing experience of over 300 years. Komax desuperheaters are in use in several industries, much like their static mixers. If your manufacturing plant is in need of a desuperheater, Komax is a profound, affordable, and simple choice.