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									Catacel Heat Exchanger Platform


Catacel’s Heat Exchanger Platform, HEP™, is a
patented (U.S. Pat. No. D560,276), cost-effective,
foil-based module made of high-temperature
materials throughout.

Key Benefits of the HEP are:
 Heat transfer up to 2.5 kW per module
 Easily bundled for greater heat exchange
 Readily customized through foil inserts
 Becomes a reactor by depositing catalysts




                                                               A variety of corrugation geometries can
                                                               be inserted into the HEP modules to
                                                               tailor the heat transfer and pressure drop
                                                               characteristics to your specific needs
                                                               without resorting to significant and costly
                                                               custom engineering.


                                                               Catalytic coatings can be applied to the
                                                               inserts to enable the HEP to work as a
                                                               reactor as well as a heat exchanger.




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                                                                                                               HEP module specs:
                                                                                                               Heat transfer reference point:
                                                                                                                  ~2.5 kW with 280 slpm air,
                                                                                                                  counterflow, air-in at 900°C
                                                                                                               Max temperature: 900 °C
                                                                                                               Pressure tested: 35 kPa
                                                                                                               Weight: ~340 g, depending on insert
                                                                                                               Foils must be inserted during operation




                           3000                                                                                The HEP module has been characterized
                                       Triangle      Round     Flat Crest         Ruffled
                                                                                                               on Catacel’s evaluation test bench. Shown
Heat Transfer @700°C (W)




                                                     (PRC)     (PFC)
                           2500
                                                                             285 SLPM
                                                                                                               here are pressure drop & heat transfer for
                           2000                                                                                the four insert geometries with air-to-air
                                                             214 SLPM
                                                                                                               heat transfer. Hot side air is at 700°C and
                           1500                                                                                cold side at 20°C with flow rates ranging
                                                  143 SLPM

                           1000
                                                                                                               from 70 to 285 SLPM as indicated. Such
                                        70 SLPM                                                                information enables performance modeling
                            500                                                                                for a wide variety of applications.
                              0
                                  0        2          4        6              8             10
                                      Pressure Drop on Hot Side @700°C (kPa)




       Various gas connections can be attached to                                                              By bundling several mass-produced HEP
       the HEP as an option. Stock fittings include                                                            modules in parallel or series a wide range of
       sanitary flanges and Swagelok™ tubes.                                                                   heat exchange/reaction designs can be met.

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                              Document No.: 10-10101-122                          Last Updated: February 2008                                                  Page 2 of 2

								
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