Paul Mueller Company Academy

How to Install Plate Heat Exchanger Gaskets

When performing preventative maintenance on your plate heat exchanger, one of the most important components to inspect are the plate gaskets. Gaskets guide flow of the medium to prevent cross contamination. Regular inspection, replacement, and mixed gasket procedures will help prevent cross-contamination issues and keep peak efficiency - saving you time and money in the long term.

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Mixed Gaskets for Plate Heat Exchangers

Your Plate Heat Exchanger (PHE) is experiencing a leak or clog, and you don't have the flexibility in your schedule to slow down production. While you can not continue to use a plate in this condition due to the risk of a differential leak, waiting for new materials to be purchased can be costly and lead to equipment downtime. What if there was a solution that used the materials you have on hand to fix that faulty gasket? Well, there is! This is referred to as a mixed gasket solution. This solution can also be used when working with fluids that are not compatible with your current gaskets.

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The Benefits of Drum Drying for Dry Ingredient Production

In food processing, consistently producing a safe, high-quality, and economical product are top priorities. You and your customers rely on your processing equipment to achieve the results as intended. Depending on ingredients, budget, and factors specific to the process, there are options when choosing the right equipment to turn wet ingredients into flakes or powders. The flaked or powdered ingredients can be used in potato chips, nutritional supplements, pet food, and many more applications.

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About Paul Mueller Company Academy

Teaching and sharing ideas has long been part of the rich heritage at Paul Mueller Company. We have almost a century of quality craftsmanship guiding the way we apply new learnings. Paul Mueller Company Academy is a collection point for those learnings, so we can collaborate and grow more successful together. You will find articles, blogs, guides, infographics and more dedicated to furthering knowledge for all, in the world of stainless steel processing equipment solutions. We hope you enjoy!