System equipment design resources

For EPCs, design engineers, and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs)—our system equipment design resources provide assistance and guides on heat transfer system design.

A Practical Guide to Sustained Heat Transfer Fluid Performance

Operating a heat transfer fluid system safely

This whitepaper discusses global and local hazard classifications and underscores the need for safety compliance. It explores heat transfer fluid system related risks like thermal exposure, aspiration, toxicity, and environmental concerns, offering guidance for risk reduction through system design, maintenance, and operator training. Additionally, it stresses adherence to industry standards and regulations for operator and environmental safety.

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A Practical Guide to Sustained Heat Transfer Fluid Performance

A practical guide to sustained heat transfer fluid performance

Did you miss our recent webinar in partnership with Chemical Engineering? Watch it now, and learn more about how to sustain the performance of your heat transfer fluid.

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System Data Design Guide

Therminol design guide—Systems design data guide

There are several things to consider when selecting components for heat transfer systems, many of which are listed in this guide. Find recommendations on piping system applications, various types of stem seal valves, how to minimize leaks from bolts and joints, proper installation of pumps and seals, and insulation designs to reduce fire hazards.

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Vapor phase systems design guide

Therminol design guide—Vapor phase systems design guide

Eastman Therminol® vapor-phase heat transfer fluids are specifically designed to meet the demanding requirements of vapor phase systems. They combine exceptional heat stability and low viscosity for efficient, dependable, uniform performance. Physical characteristics of the heat transfer fluid should be considered in the general arrangement of any heat transfer system in which it is to be used. This document is a design, operating, and maintenance guide for heat transfer systems using Therminol VP-1, Therminol VP-3, or Therminol LT.

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Liquid phase systems design guide

Therminol design guide—Liquid phase systems design guide

Every thermal fluid system is different. Operating temperatures, flow rates, process equipment, system components, and a host of other design details vary from system to system. But one thing remains constant: properly designed and operated heat transfer fluid systems are exceptionally reliable and economical. This guide is for assisting in the design, operation, and maintenance of liquid-phase heat transfer systems utilizing Therminol fluid.

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Therminol technical information bulletin—Heat transfer system expansion tank design

The design of the expansion tank in a liquid-phase heat transfer system using Eastman Therminol® heat transfer fluid or other organic fluids is an important parameter in the total system’s successful operation. A correctly installed and maintained expansion tank can contribute to increased fluid life along with lower maintenance associated with the various mechanical components of the system, such as pumps, gaskets, seals, and heaters.

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Thermal Expansion Tanks

Process heating article—Thermal Expansion Tanks

A low-maintenance heat transfer fluid system can be provided via a properly designed and operated thermal expansion tank. What are the important considerations for a well-designed expansion tank?

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Cost Management in Heat Transfer Fluid Systems

Chemical engineering article—Cost Management in Heat Transfer Fluid Systems

By taking ownership of fluid-related decisions for the entire life of the project, from design through dismantling, users can secure the best and lowest-cost approach in process heating and cooling.

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Heat Transfer Fluid Leaks: Break the Fire Triangle

Chemical engineering article—Heat Transfer Fluid Leaks: Break the Fire Triangle

Extreme processing temperatures present the greatest risk. Know where leaks are most likely to occur and how to prevent them.

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