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Innovations in heat recovery systems for tubular heat exchangers(AFM 126) - FT0586

Description
To design a novel heat exchanger that can recover heat from variable viscosity (elastic or inelastic) food products with minimal quality damage and with capital costs and thermal efficiences close to those of exchangers designed for use with low (constant or variable) viscosity products.
Project Documents
• Abstract : Project Abstract   (12k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2001

To: 2004

Cost: £301,811
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Fluent Europe Ltd, New Covent Garden Soup Company, Centura Foods Ltd, AEA Technology, Campden Technology Ltd, GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare, H J Heinz Company Limited, Tetra Pak Processing UK Ltd, University - Plymouth, TA Instruments
Keywords
Energy Efficiency              
Food and Drink              
Food Hygiene              
Food manufacturing industry              
Heat Exchange              
Process Technology              
Fields of Study
Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain