Condensers

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Our SONDEX® plate condensers are the perfect choice for special applications that regular plate heat exchangers cannot handle. Designed to handle high-volume vapor flows, this product features a large inlet for the vapor stream. This, combined with a short residence time creates the optimal condensation conditions– even for low-pressure vapor duties.

Applications that demand flawless condensation conditions are easily managed using our customized standard, semi-welded, and brazed SONDEX® condenser solutions. For low-pressure vapor duties, our specialized condenser plate design accommodates large vapor volumes while maintaining the thermal performance of the plates.

Features and benefits

Designed specifically for demanding condensation duties that benefit from a special asymmetric plate design that is unavailable for regular heat exchangers.

Experience the high thermal efficiency of SONDEX® heat exchangers and enjoy peace of mind with an ideal turbulent flow that reduces the risk of fouling.

Special Multi-Gap plate design that can lower the energy consumption considerably for condensation duties that differ in flow volume.

Applications

  • Dairy/food/beverage industry
    - e.g. vapor condensation of fruit juice, pasteurization, and cooling of soft drinks
  • Sugar industry
    - e.g. vacuum condensation duties
  • Biogas industry
  • Pulp and paper industry
  • Heavy industry
  • Mining industry
  • Petrochemical industry
  • Chemical industry

Technical specifications

  • Connections from DN200 to DN800 (8" to 32")
  • Frames designed according to FEA and PED 2014/68/EU (EN13445) and ASME sec VIII, Div. 1 construction standards
  • Plate materials: AISI 304/316, titanium, SMO, Hastelloy*
  • Gasket materials: EPDM-HT, NBR-HT*
  • Plate heights up to 2.3 m (7.5 ft)
  • Flow rates up to 800 m3/h (3,522 gpm)
  • Working pressure up to 10 bar (145 psi)
  • Working temperatures from -20 °C to 180 °C (-4 °F to 356 °F)

*other materials available upon request

Discover how the SONDEX® gasketed plate heat exchanger operates.

From design and construction to working principles, we take you through the key features behind these high-efficiency heat transfer solutions.

Documents

Documents
Type Name Language Valid for Updated Download File type
Brochure A world of heat exchangers English Multiple 25 Jan, 2023 6.9 MB .pdf
Brochure A world of heat exchangers English Multiple 13 Feb, 2024 7.1 MB .pdf
Brochure A world of heat exchangers Italian Italy 03 May, 2022 4.8 MB .pdf
Brochure A world of heat exchangers Hungarian Hungary 15 Feb, 2023 1.8 MB .pdf
Brochure A world of heat exchangers English United States 08 Jul, 2021 19.0 MB .pdf
Brochure A world of heat exchangers Latvian Latvia 28 May, 2020 7.1 MB .pdf
Brochure A world of heat exchangers Romanian, Moldavian, Moldovan Romania 16 Nov, 2022 4.1 MB .pdf
Brochure Anatomia e Conhecimento dos Trocadores de Calor a Placas SONDEX® Portuguese Multiple 26 Jun, 2019 7.2 MB .pdf
Brochure Eine Welt der Plattenwärmetauscher German Multiple 06 Jul, 2021 14.8 MB .pdf
Operating guide Gasketed and semi-welded Plate type heat exchangers German Multiple 17 Jan, 2024 9.2 MB .pdf
Operating guide Gasketed and semi-welded Plate type heat exchangers French Multiple 22 Dec, 2023 9.2 MB .pdf
Operating guide Gasketed and semi-welded Plate type heat exchangers Polish Multiple 13 Sep, 2023 9.2 MB .pdf
Operating guide Gasketed and semi-welded Plate type heat exchangers Hungarian Multiple 13 Sep, 2023 9.1 MB .pdf
Operating guide Gasketed and semi-welded Plate type heat exchangers English Multiple 13 Sep, 2023 9.6 MB .pdf
Operating guide Gasketed and semi-welded Plate type heat exchangers Danish Multiple 15 Sep, 2023 9.1 MB .pdf
Operating guide Gasketed and semi-welded Plate type heat exchangers Chinese (CN) Multiple 17 Jan, 2024 9.6 MB .pdf
Brochure Gasketed plate heat exchangers - Next-generation heat transfer solutions English Multiple 17 May, 2022 5.9 MB .pdf
Brochure Gasketed plate heat exchangers - Next-generation heat transfer solutions English Multiple 12 Feb, 2024 5.7 MB .pdf
Brochure Heat exchangers for the power industry English Multiple 12 Feb, 2024 5.4 MB .pdf
Brochure Heat exchangers for the power industry English Multiple 24 Mar, 2021 4.7 MB .pdf
Brochure SONDEX Płytowe wymienniki ciepła Polish Poland 15 Nov, 2019 7.4 MB .pdf
Brochure SONDEX® Free Flow sugar brochure English Multiple 22 Jun, 2020 7.7 MB .pdf
Brochure SONDEX® Free Flow sugar brochure English Multiple 12 Feb, 2024 7.8 MB .pdf
Brochure SONDEX® Scambiatori di calore a piastre tradizionali Italian Multiple 26 Jun, 2019 6.5 MB .pdf
Brochure SONDEX® Traditional Plate Heat Exchangers English Multiple 16 Aug, 2021 9.5 MB .pdf
Brochure SONDEX® Traditional Plate Heat Exchangers English Multiple 12 Feb, 2024 9.4 MB .pdf
Brochure SONDEX® Traditionelle Plattenwärmetauscher German Multiple 26 Jun, 2019 9.5 MB .pdf
Brochure SONDEX® 可拆式板式换热器 (Sondex® Traditional plate heat exchangers) Chinese (CN) Multiple 26 Jun, 2019 6.8 MB .pdf
Brochure Wymienniki ciepła Sondex Polish Poland 19 Jul, 2019 1.5 MB .pdf
Brochure Брошура_Вдосконалені рішення теплообміну Ukrainian Ukraine 01 Sep, 2022 3.2 MB .pdf

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FAQ

The choice of heat exchanger depends on many factors. Our skilled sales engineers design the heat exchanger with the appropriate dimensions and correct specifications based on your input and requirements, to ensure that you receive a quality solution that performs optimally.

Our heat exchangers are approved and certified according to industry standards and requirements. For specific details, please reach out to your local SONDEX® brand sales representative.

Please contact your local SONDEX® brand sales responsible.

Please contact your local SONDEX® brand sales office. For the most accurate quotation, please prepare the following data:

  • Duty,
  • Type of media,
  • Pressure drop,
  • Flow rate,
  • Working pressure,
  • Thermodynamic properties, Temperature,
  • Working temperature.

Service

Gasketed plate heat exchanger service

Our service team offers repairs, trouble shooting, upgrades, and on-site cleaning and maintenance of your plate heat exchanger solution. We always utilize genuine spare parts both for SONDEX® heat exchangers and our selection of other heat exchanger brands.