Salk Institute for Biological Studies

The Salk Institute for Biological Studies is a scientific research institute located in beautiful La Jolla.  Founded by Jonas Salk, the developer of the polio vaccine, the institute consistently ranks among the top in the country in terms of research output in the area of bio-medical science.

For years the Salk Institute has trusted HTS to do their (Read more…)

UC Irvine Boiler Tube Replacement

PROBLEM: UC Irvine has a number of steam boilers that serve as a backup to their cogeneration plant.  A number of years ago, they had another contractor retube one of the boilers.  (Read more…)

Brine Concentrator Repair

Located just north of Los Angeles, there is a Detention Center with a Cogeneration Power Plant and Wastewater Treatment Plant operated by Los Angeles County. The Wastewater Treatment plant has a 40 foot tall Brine Concentrator used to recover the wastewater as distillate for process use by the facility.

The Brine Concentrator process is very corrosive and the original 316 stainless steel shell needed constant repair work to keep the unit operational. (Read more…)

Firetube Boiler Tubesheet Repair

A Hartford Steam Boiler inspector conducting a routine annual inspection found the boiler was leaking, had illegal non-code welding, and a damaged tube sheet. He needed a reputable code shop with extensive pressure vessel repair expertise to consult with. Hartford Steam Boiler and its customer turned to Heat Transfer Solutions for help. (Read more…)

Emergency Repair at a University

When a major University in Southern California needed help with emergency repairs of their air-cooled radiator, they reached out to Jeff Welton at Heat Transfer Solutions. As the same firm that engineered it’s Central Utility Plant, Heat Transfer Solutions offered a long history of first-class service and technical expertise. (Read more…)