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Typical Heat Exchanger Fouling Resistances

Industrial Fluids


  (h.ft².°F/Btu)
Gases & Vapors Ammonia Vapor 0.001
Chlorine Vapor 0.002
CO2 Vapor 0.001
Coal Flue Gas 0.010
Compressed Air 0.001
Engine Exhaust Gas 0.010
Manufactured Gas 0.010
Natural Gas Flue Gas 0.005
Refrigerant Vapors (Oil Bearing) 0.002
Steam (Exhaust, Oil Bearing) 0.0015-0.002
Steam (Non-Oil Bearing) 0.0005

Liquids Ammonia Liquid 0.001
Ammonia Liquid (Oil Bearing) 0.003
Calcium Chloride Solutions 0.003
Chlorine Liquid 0.002
CO2 Liquid 0.001
Ethanol Solutions 0.002
Ethylene Glycol Solutions 0.002
Hydraulic Fluid 0.001
Industrial Organic Heat Transfer Media 0.002
Methanol Solutions 0.002
Molten Heat Transfer Salts 0.0005
Refrigerant Liquids 0.001
Sodium Chloride Solutions 0.003

Oils Engine Lube Oil 0.001
Fuel Oil #2 0.002
Fuel Oil #6 0.005
Quench Oil 0.004
Transformer Oil 0.001

 

 

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