CLEVELAND - The Heat Exchange Institute (HEI), released the 7th edition of Standards for Direct Contact Barometric and Low Level Condensers. The edition contains practical information on nomenclature, dimensions, construction, and testing of direct contact barometric fabricated condensers.

It is intended to serve as a guide for those engaged in writing specifications and, ultimately, the selection of equipment. Some important sections within the standards deal with condenser performance, condenser engineering data, installation, and fabrication standards.

The standards may be purchased for $295 by contacting the HEI office via telephone at 216-241-7333, fax at 216-241-0105, e-mail at, or by visiting the HEI Web site,

Publication date: 12/13/2004