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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 Direct Steam Injection Liquid Heaters provide solutions to an array of special applications.  Pick Heaters are used 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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Maintenance Tips for Steam Injection Heaters: Ensuring Efficiency and Reliability

Steam injection heaters play a critical role in various industries, providing efficient and reliable heating solutions. To ensure their optimal performance and longevity, regular maintenance is crucial.

Enhancing Food Processing Plant Safety and Efficiency with Steam Injection Heaters

One of the key aspects of the food industry is process heating, which is required for various purposes such as cooking, pasteurization, sterilization, and cleaning. One of the most effective and reliable methods of heating liquids and slurries in food processing plants is direct steam injection (DSI) heating.

The Importance of Using Steam Injection Heating in the Chemical Processing Industry

Steam injection heating has many advantages and applications in the chemical processing industry, where maintaining stable and precise temperature control is critical for product quality, production efficiency and operation costs.

Visit Pick Heaters at Process Expo 2023

We’re excited to be exhibiting at Process Expo 2023 in Chicago on October 23-25. Visit us at Booth #2504.

Benefit of Precise and Accurate Temperature Control with Steam Injection Heaters

Direct Steam Injection (DSI) Heaters are systems that inject steam directly into a liquid or slurry to heat it up to a desired temperature. DSI heaters offer many advantages over other heating methods of heat exchange, but one of the most important benefits is their precise and accurate temperature control.

Choosing the Right Pick Direct Steam Injection Heater for Your Needs

When choosing a Direct Steam Injection Heater, there are a few factors you need to consider, including the type of liquid being heated, how much the liquid flow varies during operation or if you have a unique size or material requirements. Once you have considered these factors, you can start to narrow down your choices.