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Title: Finned Tube With Vortex Generators For A Heat Exchanger.

A system for and method of manufacturing a finned tube for a heat exchanger is disclosed herein. A continuous fin strip is provided with at one pair of vortex generators. A tube is rotated and linearly displaced while the continuous fin strip with vortex generators is spirally wrapped around the tube.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [1]
  1. (Idaho Falls, ID)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
880547
Report Number(s):
US 6,976,301
US patent application 10/901268
DOE Contract Number:
AC07-99ID13727
Resource Type:
Patent
Research Org:
BECHTEL BWXT IDAHO LLC
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English