ShellCool Mechanical Seal Heat Exchanger

Optimize Performance, Ensure Reliability

The ShellCool heat exchanger is a top-of-the-line solution for process /barrier fluids in seal applications. The ShellCool heat exchanger system can be applied with API 682 conforming Flush Plans 21, 22, 23, 41, 53B, 53C, 54, and 55.

The ShellCool heat exchanger provides exceptionally effective cooling and lubrication to critical mechanical seal components, eliminating common failures from high process temperatures and friction.

Our heat exchanger will keep your processing equipment operating longer with fewer failures and requires almost no maintenance. Protect your investment with ShellCool to save time and money for your plant.

ShellCool – Mechanical Seal Cooling

Design Features & Benefits


Materials of Construction

Shell: CS*, 304L, 316L, per spec
Tube: 316L*, CS, 304L, exotics including Inconel or Hastelloys
Bracket: CS
Fittings: 316L or to match tube material
Gasket (M, XL): Spiral Wound Flexitallic CGI
O-Rings (Mini): FKM Standard, FFKM Available

Note: *Standard Materials, others available by request.

Operating Parameters

Coolant Media: Water or 50/50 Ethylene Glycol/Water
Temperature: 700 ºF (370 ºC) max inlet
Coolant Flowrate (API 682): M & XL: 9–14 GPM (0.55-0.90 L/s)
Mini: 4–6 GPM (0.25-0.40 L/s)
Tube Working Pressure: M & XL: 1500 psig (103 bar) @ max temp
Mini: 3072 psig (212 bar) @ max temp

Performance Curves

The ShellCool heat exchanger Performance Curves

NOTE: All curves modeled with 90 ºF (32 ºC) coolant at flowrate operating parameters specified. The information provided is to be used as a selection guide only. Each application should be reviewed in detail as specific properties of process fluids and environmental variables may have a significant effect on cooler performance. Information subject to change without notice.


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