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Steam Coils

Luvata steam coils are specifically designed with condensate management in mind. Tube and connection size are combined to limit condensate retention in the coil, preventing water hammer while delivering even distribution of steam on the entire face.

With single-tube coils, the steam supply and condensate return headers and connections are normally at the opposite ends of the coil. Uniform steam distribution to each of the coil core tubes is accomplished through careful header-assembly design. The steam supply connection should be located in the centre of the header, with a perforated plate-type baffle located directly behind this connection. Carefully sized orifices are located in each of the core tube entrances into the header. 

Dual-tube coils utilise a smaller inner tube, with precisely spaced, directional, orifice-type perforations. This helps to direct condensate flow to the return header. The steam supply, condensate-return headers, and connections may be fabricated in 'same-end' or 'opposite-end' orientation.

  • Commercial and industrial heating systems
  • Commercial and industrial drying and processing applications

Tube material

  • Copper
  • Copper nickel
  • Carbon steel
  • Stainless steel

Additional tube material available upon request

Fin material

  • Aluminum
  • Copper
  • Stainless steel
  • Carbon steel

Additional fin material available upon request

Standard or steam distributing construction is available for high and low pressure applications. Standard steam type is 5/8" or 1" tube steam coil, known as the single-tube design. 

Any steam coil can freeze when exposed to sub-zero temperatures without the proper drainage of the condensate. Steam-distributing 5/8" and 1" tubes are "freeze resistant", known as the dual-tube design. 

 

 

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Important Notice

On 30th of November 2016, Luvata Heat Transfer Solutions (HTS) Division was purchased by Modine Manufacturing Company. All information on this page is the property of Modine Manufacturing Company.

For the convenience of customers, these pages will continue to be hosted by Luvata while transition work continues.

These pages will transfer to www.modine.com on 31th May 2017.

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Vacuum Breaker

The addition of a vacuum breaker will allow the coil to drain the liquid from the coil and keep the coil from a freezing condition.  As the demand for heat returns, it will help eliminate 'water-hammer' conditions.

Free floating core

Steam casings are designed to let the core float free, to allow thermal expansion without creating stress and wear on the tubes. Since the core is not supported by the tubes there is no resultant tube wear.

Custom Installation

The environmental testing chamber at McKinley Climatic Laboratory, Eglin Air-Force Base depends on custom-installed Heatcraft coils to test the durability and performance of aircraft systems at temperatures of -650F.


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