Acid Pickling


variable flow direct steam injection heaterIn the finishing process, cold-rolled steel is cleaned to remove impurities through a continuous acid pickling process. After the steel is cleaned in pickling baths, residual liquor is rinsed off through a series of spray bars. An instantaneous supply of hot water is required at a wide range of water flow rates depending on how many spray bars are being operated.



The Solution:


The Pick 6X150 Variable Flow Direct Steam Injection Heater, sized to handle between 50 – 280 gpm water flow at a 95°F temperature rise was selected. At a maximum steam load requirement of 11,500 lbs./hr., the Pick Heater will maintain 130°F water temperature on demand.



Features and Benefits:


• Instantaneous Supply of Hot Water

• Compact Size

• Accurate Temperature Control




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