Harsco Ships Milestone Cooler Section

Posted on November 13, 2012
The section was the 75,000th AXC section certified as meeting the internationally recognized standards of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code.

The section was the 75,000th AXC section certified as meeting the internationally recognized standards of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code.

Harsco Industrial Air-X-Changers (AXC) of Tulsa, Oklahoma, has shipped its 75,000th American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)-certified cooler section.

The milestone section was one of three cooling sections included in a Model 132 F 2 engine-driven, multiple-fan cooler built for a gas compressor project in Mansoura, Egypt.

The section was the 75,000th AXC section certified as meeting the internationally recognized standards of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, the largest and oldest ASME standard.

The cooling section is a core component of any air-cooled heat exchanger used for cooling natural gas in the compression process, comprising a precision-engineered matrix of tubes through which gas flows in the cooling process. Gas is cooled by air forced or drawn across the section by a fan.