Common Heat Exchanger

Which type of heat exchangers are commonly used:
a. Counter current flow
b. Parrell current flow
c. Cross flow
d. All the above

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  • Apr 9th, 2017

Counter Flow H.E. are mostly used. Because:
1. More heat exchange, with minimum medium of exchanger.
2. Less material requirement for production.
3. Can be utilized for small exchange purpose to High as required.

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  • Aug 8th, 2017

Counter current is mainly used in refineries to increase heat exchange but if we will talk about industrial scale like cooling towers then cross flow has the major importance.

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