CORRUGATED TUBES

A corrugated tube heat exchanger offers significant improvements both in heat transfer and energy efficiency.
When the fluid flows through a corrugated tube, vortexes are created inside and outside the tube. These vortexes increase the amount of fluid in contact with the tube surface, thus improving heat transfer compared to smooth tubes.
Corrugated tubes
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Another advantage of the corrugated tube is that its special shape produces turbulences that have a strong self-cleaning effect and thus prevent fouling inside the heat exchanger.
In addition, corrugated tubes do not require expansion joints for thermal stress because they can withstand high temperature changes.
Corrugated tubes are ideal for heat exchangers used in systems of the food, naval, chemical, pharmaceutical and refrigeration sectors.

Materials

  • Stainless steel (austenitic)
  • Nickel alloys

Production Capacity (approximate)

Tube Diameter Wall Thickness Corrugation Pitch
10 / 70 mm
0.39 / 2.75 in
0.5 / 1.65 mm
0.019 / 0.064 in
From 10 to 25 mm
from 0.39 to 0.98 in
Corrugation Depth Tube Length
Max. 1 mm
0.039 in
Max. 22000 mm
866 in

Packaging

We suggest packaging in bundles for corrugated tubes.

Dimensional Checks

OD = Outside diameter of the tube
Thk = Wall thickness
P = Corrugation pitch
Dpt = Corrugation depth
L1 = Total length
L2 = Length of corrugated section
L3 = Length of plain ends
dimensional checks corrugated tubes

Locations

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20122 Milano (MI) - Italy
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