Hairpin tube | Article about hairpin tube by The Free Dictionary
hairpin tube[′her‚pin ‚tüb]
A boiler tube bent into a hairpin, or U, shape.
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As the fin-and-tube heat exchangers are generally manufactured by inserting hairpins from one side of the heat exchanger and then connecting all the hairpins on the other side, a corresponding hairpin tube
is selected for the determined tube during the RC initialization process shown in Figure 4.
Bubble dynamical behavior and thermal non-equilibrium during flow boiling in u-turn bends of hairpin tubes