plate-fin exchanger

plate-fin exchanger

[′plāt ‚fin iks‚chān·jər]
(mechanical engineering)
Heat-transfer device made up of a stack or layers, with each layer consisting of a corrugated fin between flat metal sheets sealed off on two sides by channels or bars to form passages for the flow of fluids.
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Rigorous Plate-Fin Exchanger and Spiral-Wound Exchanger models inside Aspen HYSYS allow E&P companies to optimize liquid natural gas (LNG) plants, analyze operational challenges and deliver solution alternatives.