HOW THERMAL FLUID HEATING WORKS AND HOW TO MANAGE IT
Thermal fluid heating is an integral component of many industrial applications worldwide. These systems have mostly replaced boilers thanks to the flexibility and control thermal heating offers. With that said, it’s helpful to understand how they work. This post will examine how thermal fluid heating works and what products best facilitate it.
Thermal fluid heaters work by constantly circulating heat transfer fluids in a closed loop. This continuous flow provides a heat source that operators can access whenever necessary.
Operators of thermal fluid heating systems can vary fluid temperature through control loops. Generally, the thermal fluid must remain in liquid form to stay effective. However, some systems support vapour phases for applications where latent heat is better than simple heat.
The target object never directly interacts with the fluid heating system. As a result, operators have plenty of control regarding how they heat the object, especially when timing is of the essence.