Fishbone plates

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High thermal performance

Our SONDEX® Fishbone plate pattern technology is used in the majority of our plate heat exchangers. The pattern is designed for high thermal performance while using the allowed pressure drop in the most efficient manner. Fishbone plate patterns are available with different pressing depths, pattern pitch and angles with each individual pattern optimized for a certain duty.

What does that mean for you?

Engineered to maximize turbulence, even at low flow rates, this pattern achieves unparalleled heat transfer. The pattern has proved its effectiveness through rigorous testing and is the default choice for plate heat exchangers.

Variants of the Fishbone pattern are designed to create different levels of turbulence, use a different pressure drop, and meet different thermal requirements. Each variant fills a particular niche, or is aimed at a certain type of duty. This flexibility allows us to optimally cover all your heat transfer needs, no matter the application.

Special features include a reinforced hanging system for better suspension, an optimized distribution area that prevents stagnant zones, a maximized heat transmission area for high performance, and the unique SONDEX® Alignment System that ensures proper plate pack stability and keeps the individual plates firmly in place in the assembled heat exchanger.

Features and benefits

Maximized heat transmission area, fine-tuned for each application, reduces the total number of plates needed for optimal performance. High efficiency lets you dial up performance and dial down your energy consumption.

Designed to ensure an even distribution of media across the entire plate and prevent stagnant zones, resulting in the best possible use of the pressure drop.

Unique gasket system that prevents misalignment of the plate pack and allows for easy assembly. The specially designed gasket groove preserves gasket elasticity and increases its lifetime.

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 Italian Italy 03 May, 2022 4.8 MB .pdf
Brochure A world of heat exchangers Latvian Latvia 28 May, 2020 7.1 MB .pdf
Brochure A world of heat exchangers English Multiple 07 Jul, 2021 19.0 MB .pdf
Brochure A world of heat exchangers English United States 08 Jul, 2021 19.0 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
Data sheet Free Flow Plate Heat Exchangers (DN 25 / 1” - DN 400 / 16”) English Multiple 25 Oct, 2022 3.1 MB .pdf
Operating guide Gasketed and semi-welded Plate type heat exchangers English Multiple 20 Sep, 2022 9.7 MB .pdf
Operating guide Gasketed Heat Exchangers English Multiple 26 Nov, 2020 5.6 MB .pdf
Brochure Gasketed plate heat exchangers - Next-generation heat transfer solutions English Multiple 17 May, 2022 5.9 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® 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® 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.