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Coronado Hotel Boilers

PROBLEM:  A prime, luxury hotel in Coronado, California had a couple of aging Kewanee boilers that were in need of some care.  The Kewanee design is known to trap scale from the system near the back of the boiler, which can insulate the Morrison tube and cause damage to the boiler.  (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…)

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…)

Energy Savings with TMC Technology

When the Gas Technology Institute needed a demonstration site for their latest energy and water saving technology, they turned to Heat Transfer Solutions. We worked with GTI and L&N Costume and Linen Service to properly apply GTI’s patented TMC technology, delivering significant energy and water savings for our client’s operation. (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…)

Aerospace Heat Exchanger Repair

Heat Transfer Solutions was approached by a leading aerospace company in need of some quick help. They needed a specialty weld on a high alloy material that their traditional service provider could not perform.

Once HTS removed the titanium sleeves from the head on the exchanger, it was determined that the inlet and outlet had severe corrosion damage. (Read more…)

Maritime Heat Exchanger Rebuild

A full service international maritime company had a fleet of tugboats with leaking heat exchangers and they could not determine what caused the failures. The heat exchangers used sea water for process cooling and installation environment was routinely covered in sea water. The maritime service company had taken the exchangers to a number of mechanical service companies that were unable to help before they were referred to Heat Transfer Solutions.