Saturday, September 18, 2010

What is Heat Exchanger?

What is heat exchanger?

* Radiator is a heat exchanger. What happen to your car if the heat exchanger not function? Then you will face the problem in the pic above.

A heat exchanger is a device or a special built device to transfer heat from one medium to another. Normally heat exchanger are used in many applications such in space heating, refrigeration, air conditioning, power plants, chemical plants, petroleum refineries and sewage treatment. One of simple example heat exchanger application in daily used is radiator in a car which is the heat from the hot space engine oil will be cooled down by the radiator cooler or water flow through out the coils.

Radiators are the heat exchangers that are using thermal energy concept transfer for cooling and heating purpose. The coolant and air used to cool the heat temperature and the radiators will loses this heat to atmosphere.

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