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Feedwater Heater, Condenser and Tubular Heat Exchanger Services

Heat Exchanger and Condenser Services offered by American Power Services include: Engineering - Testing & Quality - Tube Cleaning - Tube Cutting - Tube Expansion - Tube Plugging - Tube Sleeving - Retube/Rebuild and Repair - Tool Rental Technical Support - Shop Services - Heat Exchangers & Metal Purchases

Please Contact Us (1-800-535-6649) for detailed information about these cost saving technologies.


 

 On Site Capabilities

Capabilities and Service

Capabilities and Service

 

Engineering
Testing & Quality
  • Thermal & Mechanical Design
  • Troubleshooting, Creative and Long Term Problem Solving
  • Life Assessment and Reliability Enhancements
  • Thermal and Mechanical Performance Upgrades and retrofits
  • Conversion of welded divider plates and channel closures
    to bolted designs in order to facilitate easier access for maintenance and repairs
  • Eddy Current Tube Testing
  • Remote Field Tube Testing (Ferrous Tubing)
  • Ultrasonic Testing
  • Hydrostatic Testing of Individual Tubes with Computerized Tube Yield Monitoring
  • Hydrostatic and Vacuum Testing to Verify a Leak Free Tube to Tube Sheet Joint Seal
  • Certified Visual Inspection
  • Metallurgical Analysis
  • Quality Control Inspections for ASME U, S and National Board R Stamps
Tube Cleaning
Tube Cutting
  • Mechanical Tube Cleaning (6 Methods)
  • Mechanical (Roller) Expansion (3 and 5 Roller)
  • High pressure water
  • Mechanical Internal Tube Cutting (5 methods)
  • Plasma Arc ID Tube Cutting for Heavy Wall or Hard to Cut Tubes
  • External Tube Cutting (4 Methods)
  • Removal of Tube Samples for Metallurgical Analysis and Verification of Eddy Current Testing Results
  • Full length tube sample cutting and removal

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Tube Expansion
Tube Plugging
  • Hydraulic Tube Expansion
  • Mechanical (Roller) Expansion (3 and 5 Roller)
  • Explosive Expansion
  • Explosively Welded plugs (Lifetime Guarantee)
  • Installation of Mechanical Plugs (6 Methods)
  • Installation of Hydraulic Plugs
  • Mechanically Expand Dummy Tube Plugs in Low Pressure Applications
  • Removal of Failed and Suspect Mechanical Tube Plugs (6 Methods)
  • Permanent Repair of Leaking Tube Sheet Weld Patches and cavaties with Explosively Welded Tube Plugs

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Tube Sleeving
Retube/Rebuild and Repair
  • Hydraulic Installation of Full-Length Tube Liners
  • Hydraulic Installation of Tube Sleeves to Provide Leak Free Repairs
  • Installation of Tube Inserts to minimize Inlet Erosion
  • Installation of Tube Inserts to repair tube damage caused by ammonia attack behind the tubesheet.
  • Feedwater Heater Rebuilding (Either On-Site or at Our ASME Certified Code Shop)
  • Heat Exchanger Rebuilding (Either On-Site or at Our ASME Certified Code Shop)
  • Condenser Retubing
  • Finned Tube Heat Exchanger Retubing
  • Tube Sheet Repair, Restoration or Replacement
  • Field Machining, Flange Resurfacing and Gasket Replacement
  • Bolting Services to Eliminate Leaking Flanges and Channel Closures
  • ASME Code Welding, Stress Relieving and Code Testing
  • Rigging, Removal and Reinstallation of Heat Exchangers
  • Transportation of Heat Exchangers and Heat Exchanger Components

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Tool Rental Technical Support
Shop Services
  • Provide Specialized Tool Rental and Technical Support to Assist Plant Personnel or Contracted Labor When Retubing or Rebuilding Various Heat Exchangers or Condensers
  • Detailed Planning, Engineering and Overall Management of Heat Exchanger or Condenser Rebuilding Projects
  • Tube Bundles and Heat Exchangers can be Shipped to Our Shop For Cleaning, Inspection, Analysis, Testing and Reconditioning. In Most Cases, Your Heat Exchanger can be Returned the Following Day if Necessary.

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Heat Exchangers & Metal Purchases
 
  • Design and Manufacture of ASME Code and non Code Heat Exchangers
  • Manufacture New Components such as Support Plates, end Plates, Tube Sheets, Channels, Shells, Shrouds, Pass Partitions, Impingement Plates, etc.
  • Furnish Straight, Iinned and U-bent Tubing for New or Rebuilding Projects

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