Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Evaporators, But Were Afraid to Ask

If you have questions about evaporators, Caloris has the answers.

Caloris web site visitors click on the following posts about evaporators again and again. If you have a burning (steaming?) question about evaporators that isn’t answered below, contact us today!

About Evaporators: The What and the How

There are several different types of evaporators and we catalogued them in this blog post. It’s important to select the right type of evaporator based on your product, power supply, and goals. Our engineers will walk you through the process for selecting the perfect evaporator for your production process.

There are many steps to this selection process and we detail them here. Site visits, detailed discussions, pre-engineering, materials of construction, design work and more are all important aspects of the process.

See Caloris evaporator photo galleries here, here and here.

About Evaporators: Troubleshooting and Maintenance

If you have an existing evaporator, you may have questions about operating the unit at peak efficiency. We’ve got a checklist for occasions when your evaporator isn’t performing to spec. Learn more here.

There are common issues that can crop up in your evaporator over time. One of the most common evaporator problems is vacuum leaks. We have thorough blog posts (here and here) and a companion archived webinar on this topic. While these resources may be of help, we also have a team poised to assist if you need to address vacuum leaks. Contact us to learn more.

Falling film evaporators may experience tube fouling and Caloris has a process for determining the root cause. Contact us to schedule an evaporator assessment. Caloris also offers a specialty eddy current test, which provides a detailed analysis, reaching places you can’t visually inspect. Learn more here.

White Paper: “MVR Evaporator Upgrades: High-Speed Compressor & Turbofan Replacements for Improved Reliability and Performance”

What Else Would You Like to Know?

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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.