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Pick Direct Steam Injection Industrial & Sanitary Liquid Heaters

Direct Steam Injection Heaters can be used wherever medium to high-pressure steam is available and an unlimited supply of industrial hot water is needed, or to heat liquids or slurries in-line. Worldwide industries served include food, chemical, pharmaceutical, pulp and paper, and general industrial applications that benefit from efficiently produced unlimited hot water supply.

Why Choose Pick Steam Injection?


The heating chamber and internal injection tube of the Pick System is the performance difference between Pick and any other system.  Pick’s design prevents pressure equilibrium and automatically stabilizes steam injection pressure.  It eliminates shock, hammer, noise, vibration, with very minimal pressure drop and low sound level.


When you install a Pick DSI Heating System you’ll consistently have the liquid capacity and temperature you need. You’re always assured of a dependable heating system under a variety of operation conditions with a Pick Heater.



  • Energy Efficient - Save Up to 28% in Fuel Costs 
  • Exceptional Temperature Control -  +/- 1°C
  • Wide Operating Range
  • No Steam Hammer
  • Low Noise Level - Typically Below 85dBA
  • Low Liquid Pressure Drop - Less Than 2 PSI (0.14 BAR)
  • Complete Mixing in Heater Body
  • Instantaneous
  • Compact Design
  • Low Maintenance Cost
  • No Minimum Straight Piping Before or After the Pick Heater



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Featured Industries


Pick Heaters provide solutions to an array of special applications in a wide variety of industries.  Wherever there is a need to heat water or any type of water miscible liquid or slurry, you are likely to find a Pick Heater.  Whatever your liquid heating need, Pick is sure to have the answer.


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Steam Injection for Food Processing Industry

Food Processing

The Food Industry's special challenges are perfect for Pick Direct Steam Injection. Throughout the food plant, from process heating to plant sanitation, CIP and hot water sets, Pick provides instant, unlimited hot water at a precise temperature.

Steam Injection for Chemical Processing Industry


Pick's precise and accurate temperature control is the ideal solution for demanding process heating requirements across the Chemical Industry like jacketed vessel heating and hot batch filling.

Steam Injection for Pharmaceutical Processing Industry


Pick's precise and accurate temperature control is the ideal solution for demanding process heating requirements across the Pharmaceutical Industry.

Steam Injection for Pulp & Paper Processing Industry

Pulp & Paper

The Paper Industry finds that Pick Direct Steam Injection Heating Systems consistently provide creative solutions to process heating requirements. The Pick Heater provides low velocity, low noise level and low maintenance design for various machine showers, green liquor heating and starch slurry cooking.

Steam Injection for Energy & Power Industries

Energy and Power

Pick Direct Steam Injection Heaters are a proven solution for many water heating applications in the Power Industry. Pick Heaters exceptional temperature control (within 1°C) as compared to other direct or indirect heating methods can play a critical role in improving plant performance for boiler feed water, reverse osmosis water and similar applications.

Steam Injection for Other Industries

Other Industries

Pick Direct Steam Injection Systems are ideally suited for instantly heating water or water miscible liquids wherever precise temperature control, energy savings and ease of installation and operation is desired.

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Direct Steam Injection Cooking for Soy Production

In the realm of soy-based product manufacturing, the utilization of direct steam contact cookers, also known as jet cookers, has yielded significant process improvements and enhanced product quality. These cookers can be used on soy protein foods like soymilk and yogurt. The adoption of direct steam contact cookers offers several advantages for soy product production.

Heating the Way: Pick Heaters – Direct Steam Injection Solutions for Pulp and Paper Processing

The pulp and paper industry plays a crucial role in our daily lives, providing essential products such as paper, packaging materials, and tissue products. However, this industry faces unique challenges, including energy consumption, process efficiency, and responding to environmental requirements. Enter Pick Heaters, a leading provider of innovative direct steam injection heating solutions for the specific needs of the pulp and paper industry.

Exploring the Efficiency and Benefits of Pick Desuperheaters

If you are looking for a simple, cost-effective, and reliable way to cool steam to within 10°F of saturation, you could benefit from Pick Desuperheaters.

What is Steam Hammer and How a Pick Heater Can Help

Pick Steam Injection Heaters are an ideal replacement for tank spargers and other heating methods that may be prone to steam hammer issues. If you are experiencing problems with steam hammer in your process heating system, consider using a Pick Heater to eliminate these issues and improve the overall efficiency of your system.

How Pick Heaters Can Meet Customers’ Specifications and Requirements with Customized Fabricated Heater Designs

What if your application requires a heater that goes beyond what would be considered a standard offering? What if you need a heater with a larger pipe size, a higher-pressure rating, a special alloy material or a different port configuration? Don’t worry, Pick Heaters has you covered with their customized fabricated heater designs.

Pick Custom Design: Innovative Process Solutions for Heat Transfer Applications

Are you in search of a reliable and cost-effective solution for your heat transfer requirements? Look no further than Pick Custom Design (PCD). PCD, a division of Pick Heaters, specializes in providing innovative process solutions for heat transfer applications.