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What Is The Process?

Using a jacket welded or wrapped around the vessel to cool the internal substance by passing chilled water continuously through the jacket.

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Typical Products Used In The Food And Beverage Industry

ENR Chillers

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Cooling Towers

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Free Cooling

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Adiabatic Coolers

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Jacket Vessel Cooling Application Considerations

  • What is the product specific heat?
  • What is the maximum product start temperature?
  • What is the product end temperature?
  • What is the maximum product volume being cooled?
  • What is the required temperature of chilled water flow?
  • What is the required flow of chilled water?
  • What is the required pressure of chilled water?
  • What is the KW of the agitior motor?
  • What is the construction of the jacket and vessel?
  • What is the weight of the vessel?
  • Do you need anti-freeze protection?

Why Is Cooling Required For The Jacket Vessel Cooling Process?

To remove the heat inside the substance to the required temperature or to stop the heat caused by an exothermic reaction.

How To Calculate The Cooling

Product Volume (y) x ?T temperature difference (Z) x Specific Heat (kcals/kg°C)
÷ 860 + Agitator motor input = Cooling Duty for 1 Hour
If it’s over or under 1 hour then time also has to be taken into account therefore ÷ hours process to take to cool = Cooling Duty in KW
Plus weight of vessel kg x specific heat capacity of material of vessel kj/ kg°C x ?T temperature difference = kcals/hr ÷ 860 Cooling Duty for 1 Hour
If it’s over or under 1 hour then time also has to be taken into account therefore ÷ hours process to take to cool = Cooling Duty in KW

What Must The Cooling System Include?

Pressure in the jacket, if pressure is too high the jacket could split. To overcome this you can install a pressure relief valve or a pressure reducing valve. Jackets should be insulated if cooling water below 10C. The cooling system might have to have a bypass on the chiller or an external tank if cooling from high temperatures as the water could return as steam.

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Established in 2001, Aqua Group are a market leading force in the design and supply of innovative temperature control solutions. Our team has a vast product knowledge base and years of application experience and is focused on finding the most energy efficient and price competitive solution for your specific business needs.

Whether you’re an end user looking for a bespoke cooling system design or a trade customer trying to source a single chiller unit, our specialist engineers are on hand to help. Aqua Group’s core values – Technical Excellence, Can-do Attitude, Integrity and Care – are at the heart of everything we do, and we always strive to achieve the highest level of customer service experience.

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