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A heat exchanger is a device built for efficient heat transfer from one medium to another. The media may be separated by a solid wall, so that they never mix, or they may be in direct contact. They are widely used in space heating, refrigeration, air conditioning, power plants, chemical plants, petrochemical plants, petroleum refineries, natural gas processing, and sewage treatment. One common example of a heat exchanger is the radiator in a car, in which the heat source, being a hot engine-cooling fluid, water, transfers heat to air flowing through the radiator (i.e. the heat transfer medium).  
 
A heat exchanger is a device built for efficient heat transfer from one medium to another. The media may be separated by a solid wall, so that they never mix, or they may be in direct contact. They are widely used in space heating, refrigeration, air conditioning, power plants, chemical plants, petrochemical plants, petroleum refineries, natural gas processing, and sewage treatment. One common example of a heat exchanger is the radiator in a car, in which the heat source, being a hot engine-cooling fluid, water, transfers heat to air flowing through the radiator (i.e. the heat transfer medium).  
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Household uses for heat exchangers
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Solar hot water - A heat exchanger is used to transfer energy to the potable water from the fluid being heated in the solar collector




A heat exchanger is a device built for efficient heat transfer from one medium to another. The media may be separated by a solid wall, so that they never mix, or they may be in direct contact. They are widely used in space heating, refrigeration, air conditioning, power plants, chemical plants, petrochemical plants, petroleum refineries, natural gas processing, and sewage treatment. One common example of a heat exchanger is the radiator in a car, in which the heat source, being a hot engine-cooling fluid, water, transfers heat to air flowing through the radiator (i.e. the heat transfer medium).


Types of Heat Exchangers:

Air source heat pumps 

Baffle

Concentric tube heat exchanger

Countercurrent exchange

Deep water cooling

Downhole heat exchanger

Dynamic scraped surface heat exchanger

Drain water heat recovery

Energy recovery ventilators

Grate heater

Ground source heat exchanger

Heat exchanger thruster

Heat recovery ventilators

Moving bed heat exchanger

Pillow plate

Plate fin heat exchanger

Radiator

Recuperator

Regenerative heat exchanger

Shell and tube heat exchanger

Solar air heater

Solar hot water heater

Solar wall

Thermal wheel

Waste Heat Recovery Unit



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