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Title: Heat exchanger with leak detecting double wall tubes

Abstract

A straight shell and tube heat exchanger utilizing double wall tubes and three tubesheets to ensure separation of the primary and secondary fluid and reliable leak detection of a leak in either the primary or the secondary fluids to further ensure that there is no mixing of the two fluids.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [1];  [3]
  1. Tampa, FL
  2. Seminole, FL
  3. St. Petersburg, all of, FL
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Westinghouse Electric Corp., Pittsburgh, PA (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
863792
Patent Number(s):
4249593
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
F - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING F22 - STEAM GENERATION F22B - METHODS OF STEAM GENERATION
F - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING F28 - HEAT EXCHANGE IN GENERAL F28F - DETAILS OF HEAT-EXCHANGE AND HEAT-TRANSFER APPARATUS, OF GENERAL APPLICATION
DOE Contract Number:  
EN-77-C-02-4177
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
heat; exchanger; leak; detecting; double; wall; tubes; straight; shell; tube; utilizing; tubesheets; ensure; separation; primary; secondary; fluid; reliable; detection; fluids; mixing; tube heat; secondary fluid; leak detection; heat exchange; heat exchanger; double wall; wall tubes; secondary fluids; reliable leak; straight shell; exchanger utilizing; wall tube; leak detecting; /165/

Citation Formats

Bieberbach, George, Bongaards, Donald J, Lohmeier, Alfred, and Duke, James M. Heat exchanger with leak detecting double wall tubes. United States: N. p., 1981. Web.
Bieberbach, George, Bongaards, Donald J, Lohmeier, Alfred, & Duke, James M. Heat exchanger with leak detecting double wall tubes. United States.
Bieberbach, George, Bongaards, Donald J, Lohmeier, Alfred, and Duke, James M. Thu . "Heat exchanger with leak detecting double wall tubes". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/863792.
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title = {Heat exchanger with leak detecting double wall tubes},
author = {Bieberbach, George and Bongaards, Donald J and Lohmeier, Alfred and Duke, James M},
abstractNote = {A straight shell and tube heat exchanger utilizing double wall tubes and three tubesheets to ensure separation of the primary and secondary fluid and reliable leak detection of a leak in either the primary or the secondary fluids to further ensure that there is no mixing of the two fluids.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
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place = {United States},
year = {1981},
month = {1}
}

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