Archive for the steam Category

Steam Distributing Coils or “No-Freeze Coils”

Steam Distributing Coils or “No-Freeze Coils” Steam distributing coils are designed to minimize the potential of freezing when the coil sees air temperature below 40˚F or operates on a system with modulating steam pressure. Steam Distributing coils insert an inner tube down the entire length of the […]

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Single Source Responsibility

Single Source Responsibility There are many coil manufacturers to choose from when buying a new or replacement steam or fluid coil. The list gets much smaller if you need a heavy-duty industrial coil. The list gets really small if you also need a housing, transition, filters, fans […]

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Common Industrial Coil Terms

Industrial Coils: Common Terms Fin length – length of finned area measured in the same direction as the tubes Fin height – height of finned area measured in the same direction as the header (90o to tubes, or “tubes high” direction) Case height – height of the […]

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What does a 5-year warranty mean to the end user?

What does a 5-year warranty mean to the end user? Simple, it means that you can have peace of mind that you selected and installed the right coil. Any manufacturer can choose to offer an extended warranty, especially when pushed by the end user as a condition […]

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Design Factors for Steam Coils

Design Factors for Steam Coils What are the primary and secondary factors that affect coil design? E.g. length vs height, materials, fin spacing, air flow, orientation, etc. Selecting an air-cooled heat exchanger involves many considerations, and the choices can be daunting for an engineer who is not […]

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How to Field Measure a Steam Coil

How to Measure a Coil Steam Coil Measurement Notes: Collect any / all dimensions available. For direct replacement coils, the most important dimensions are the overall space available and the connection dimensions. A – Fin Height: Height of the fins measured in the same direction as the […]

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What does 5-year warranty on heat exchangers mean to you?

Many know that since 1995 Advanced Coil has been building heavy-duty, air-over-fin, welded joint heat exchangers for the industrial and process industries. And we recognize there are many other manufacturers that make the same claims. But what many do not realize is that one of ACT’s biggest […]

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