bare tube

bare tube

[¦ber ′tüb]
(engineering)
In a heat exchanger, a tube whose inner and outer surfaces are both smooth.
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These are the separators, the thingies inside that turn a bare tube into a series of small chambers, trapping gas and allowing a slower release than would otherwise occur.
The refrigeration system features a low maintenance bare tube condenser coil that reduces the amount of trapped debris, eliminating unnecessary labor costs by requiring cleaning typically only once a year.
Experiments are conducted with air to find the forced convection heat transfer coefficient for bare tube.
Figure 8 shows the comparison of heat transfer coefficient obtained experimentally and by using CFD analysis for bare tube.
Figure 8 shows the comparison between heat transfer coefficients obtained experimentally, analytically and by using Dittus Boelter equation for bare tube, it is observed that h value computational is 10.
Figure 18 shows the comparison of h value obtained experimentally, analytically for bare tube, by inserting wire coils of pitch 66mm, 38 mm and 22 mm for wire diameters of 2 and 3.
About two years ago, a customer within ABB reported problems with accelerated wastage and corrosion at specific bare tube regions within the combustor of a municipal incinerator.
Improvements made toward achieving these objectives also accelerate particle burn-out before contacting the bare tube walls in the upper region of the combustor.
In addition, it has a new bare tube condenser coil in its refrigeration systems, replacing regular fin type condenser coils which tend to trap dirt and debris that can cruise premature failure of the refrigeration compressor.
The modified tubes detected five gases, two of which bare tubes can't sense: the explosive dinitrotoluene and a derivative of the poison sarin.
Instead, bare tubes stand on their caps in permanent display holders.