Direct Steam Injection Slurry Heaters

Starch cooking with Pick Heaters

 

Pick Direct Steam Injection Slurry Heater - "BX" SeriesThe Pick "BX Series" of Direct Steam Injection Heaters is designed for use in paper mills and ethanol plants where high volumes of starch can be cooked in-line. The generous flow-through design assures negligible pressure drop in the slurry, and provides thorough cooking at a precisely controlled temperature.

 

The low velocity design minimizes mechanical shear of the starch granules... an important consideration for cooking most cationic starches.

 

These heaters can also perform "double duty." They are often used to pre-heat water which is then blended with the starch powder to form the initial slurry. The slurry is then pumped back through the same heater for final cooking.

 

These compact, non-plugging BX Direct Steam Injection Heaters are available to process flow rates in excess of 1000 GPM.

 

 

 

Typical Applications Include:

• Fresh Mill Water and White Water for:

• Filling Pulpers

• De-inking

• Brown Stock Washers

• Mud Filter Washers

• Head Box Showers

• Machine Showers

• Felt Showers

• Green Liquor Heating

• Boiler Feed Water

• Liquid to Liquid Mixing

Starch Liquefaction Cooking

Illustration of Pick Starch Slurry Cooker

Steam Injection Constant Flow Starch Cooker

Sanitary Applications

Food & Beverage

Pharmaceutical

 

Call Pick Heaters at 262-338-1191

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