Caloris Summer School: Evaporator Education

Evaporator education is the focus of this edition of Caloris Summer School for plant managers and other plant staff. We’ve broken this week’s readings into Basic, Intermediate and Advanced categories. If you have questions, please contact us any time!

Leaks, cracks, plugging and fouling are common evaporator calandria problems. Caloris engineers can assist in diagnosing and providing solutions. (Click image above to enlarge.) 

Meet Your Instructors

Bruce Skinner

Bruce Skinner

Sales Manager

Bruce Skinner has been with Caloris since almost the very beginning! Get to know Bruce here.

Theo Reis

Theo Reis

Senior Process Engineer

Theo has been a Senior Process Engineer with Caloris for many years. Get to know him here.

Jim Munch


Jim Munch represents Caloris at customer sites for evaporator assessments, training sessions and more. 

Lothar Schappeler

Evaporation Expert

Lothar is one of our strategic partners and has decades of experience with evaporators.

Jeff Podesto

Western Regional Manager

Jeff manages our service initiative and many of our West Coast projects. 

Upgrading aging turbocompressors helps to reduce safety risks, lowers maintenance costs and improves performance. (Click image above to enlarge.) Read the related white paper.

Evaporator Education: Homework

Watch the following videos to supplement and reinforce the material above:

Caloris uses eddy current testing (ECT) results to pinpoint problem areas in the tubes of existing evaporators. Targeted fixes can then be applied, potentially saving operators expensive replacement costs. Read the related white paper.

Evaporator Education: Extra Credit

For bonus points, complete the following tasks:

  1. Read any or both of the following evaporation case studies:
  2. If you haven’t already, sign up for our weekly e-newsletter or share the sign-up link with a colleague
  3. Book an assessment of your evaporation system to pinpoint problem areas and define solutions.
  4. Fill out our Eddy Current Testing interest form and a team member will follow up with you to schedule a test.

If you need assistance with your existing evaporation system or would like to install a new system, contact us today by calling 410-822-6900 or by sending email to to be connected with an engineer.


About Caloris

Caloris transforms process systems design for the better with unexpected, future-focused solutions that solve real operational problems. We engineer efficient, dependable and productive solutions that also improve environmental sustainability where practical. Designed with the end user in mind to drive plant productivity. Caloris offers evaporation, membrane filtration and spray drying process systems for food and dairy industries, as well as for water reuse and wastewater treatment applications. Both Caloris’ custom and pre-engineered packaged systems are designed to meet our customers’ specific concentration/purification needs utilizing the most cost effective and energy efficient technologies available. Whether concentrating dairy, food or juice products at a high-volume production facility, or processing industrial wastewaters to reduce transportation and treatment costs and recover re-usable water, Caloris provides a range of options and technologies.