ASME Pressure Vessels

Pressure Vessels
ASME Pressure Vessels

Many bulk solids processing applications require mixing of solids and liquids under both pressure and temperature to achieve a desired finished product. Pressure or vacuum can be applied to the internal portion of the vessel where the bulk solids are being processed. The bulk solids can be heated or cooled as required by external jackets that are integral to the vessel walls. KWS coded pressure vessels combine our knowledge of conveying and mixing with the science of heat transfer.

Achieving the specified exit temperature of the product is accomplished by calculating the required surface area of the vessel jacket and designing the system flow to match the heat load requirements of the application. Heat is transferred indirectly to or from the product by introducing a heat transfer medium such as cool water, hot oil or steam through the special vessel jacket.

Key Process Variables Used for Design

  • Residence Time of Mixture
  • Volume of Batch
  • Inlet and Exit Temperatures of Mixture
  • Internal Vessel Pressure Requirements

A properly designed system will be very cost-effective when compared to other heat transfer devices. KWS designs and manufactures ASME Pressure Vessels to meet the needs of many industries, such as Chemical, Minerals Processing, Food, Power and Wastewater Treatment.


Available Features / Options

Pressure Vessels
  • Available construction - carbon steel, stainless steel and high-nickel alloys
  • Unique vessel design for maximized surface area and heat transfer
  • Totally enclosed construction for dust and vapor-tight requirements
  • Flight configurations available for aggressive mixing and agitating
  • Custom engineered for your specific application

 

Pressure Vessel Resources - Additional Information and Articles


Available Configurations

  • Single Ribbon Batch Mixer / Reactors
  • Multiple-Ribbon Processors - Twin and Quad
  • Custom Ribbon/Plow Designs

As a screw conveyor manufacturer, KWS is unique because we are certified by ASME to build and repair coded pressure vessels. All KWS Pressure Vessels are manufactured in accordance with the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code. In addition, every component and assembly is manufactured in the USA by highly skilled craftsmen in an ISO 9001-2008 certified facility.


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