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PLATES & GASKETS

Gasket Selection.

Provide the following information to our THS sales team for a quote at Contact THS SERVICE or 905-831-4963.

  • 1.
    Manufacturer
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    Application (Water, Steam, Glycol)
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    Quantity
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    Type
  • 8.
    Nameplate Image

Model Finder

  1. Measure the center to center mm of the port holes horizontal (A) and vertical (B).

  2. Choose Manufacturer for model chart 

HRS Gaskets

HRS Gaskets

Model CT-40 CT-80  CT-90 CT-95 CT-95DS* CT-100
A = mm 62 100 60 60 60 135
B = mm 430 533 357 357 357 590
             
Model CT-110 CT-120 CT-130  CT-140 CT-150 CT-160
A = mm 140 234 130 350 365 225
B = mm 640 703 625 1315 930 719
             
Model CT-160 W CT-160DS CT-170 CT-200 CT-210 CT-210DS
A = mm 225 225 225 130 140 140
B = mm 719 719 719 875 640 640
             
Model CT-220 CT-230 CT-240 CT-280 CT-450 CT-600 
A = mm 298 298 298 234 234 540
B = mm 1294 1294 1294 882 1302 1280
             
Model CT_1000 CT-1100 CT-1300 CT-1700  CT-2050 CT-2800
A = mm 310 600 480 700    
B = mm 2000 1320 1650 1650    

Material

Selecting the wrong gasket can be a timely and costly mistake. Let our experienced THS sales team recommend the most durable and cost effective gasket material for your application by providing us with the pressure, temperature and process liquid details.

Buna (NBR/Nitrile), EPDM or Viton materials are the most common plate & frame heat exchanger gaskets depending on the operating application.

Food Grade
Standard Grade
Aggressive Chemical Compounds

Changes in Gaskets:

  • Time – Relaxes
  • Temperature – Deteriorates
  • Oxidizing Agents – Hardens
  • Swelling – Chemical Absorption

Gaskets Material Depends on:

  • Fluids Used
  • Temperature and Pressure

Standard Gasket Styles

Clip - will usually have rubber tabs that are visible from the outside of the heat exchanger

Glue – no tabs and in most cases the brown glue is visible under the gasket; typically used in high pressure or high temperature applications

Ball - used in HVAC or FDA applications to allow for easy removal in the field 

WHEN SHOULD A PLATE & FRAME HEAT EXCHANGER BE SERVICED?

As a heat exchanger becomes fouled with dirt, debris or scale, often the modulating valve provides additional hot or cold liquid to help compensate for the loss of efficiency of the heat exchanger.

Over time the control valve will continue to open fully. Unfortunately, on the hottest or coldest days, even with the valve fully open the heat exchanger cannot meet the thermal transfer requirements and the situation becomes critical.

Monitoring just the operating temperature provides a false sense of security. Recording the difference in the outlet and inlet pressures provides a more accurate result of the amount of fouling.

Fouling equal to the thickness of a piece of paper represents a 20% loss of thermal efficiency. In addition, the energy cost for pumps increases since the pump must work harder to overcome the increased pressure resistance through the PHE

T.H. Industrial Solutions Inc. (THS) has been servicing industrial heat exchangers and solving process problems across Canada since 2009. THS head office is located in Pickering, Ontario with a 6,000 square foot service center in Hamilton, Ontario.

Today there are fewer qualified people in this industry that know the products and understand the applications. Utilizing hands on experience and knowledge that has been gained by our THS sales and service technicians for over the past 30 years, we will take the time to understand what you require and strive to provide a prompt, educated and accurate response at a competitive price.

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Pickering, ON L1W 3W1

T 905 831-4963
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Hamilton, ON L8W 3R6

T 905 318-0777
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