CLEVELAND — The Heat Exchange Institute (HEI) has announced the release of the fifth edition of Standards for Shell and Tube Heat Exchangers. The fourth edition of the standard was released in 2004 and reaffirmed in 2008 as Standards for Power Plant Heat Exchangers. However, with the addition of the HEI Plate Heat Exchanger Section in 2011, the HEI changed the title Standards for Power Plant Heat Exchangers to Standards for Shell and Tube Heat Exchangers.

The fifth edition of the standard has been revised and updated using new information based on the working knowledge and experience of the HEI Shell and Tube Heat Exchanger Section. To purchase a copy, go to

HEI is a nonprofit trade association committed to the technical advancement, promotion, and understanding of a broad range of utility and industrial-scale heat exchange and vacuum apparatus. The institute concentrates its efforts on the manufacturing and engineering aspects of steam surface condensers, closed feedwater heaters, gasketed heat exchangers, shell and tube heat exchangers, liquid ring vacuum pumps, air cooled condensers, steam jet ejectors, and deaerators.

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Publication date: 11/25/2013

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