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JINFAN plate heat exchanger - a crucial role in sewage treatment plants


Plate heat exchangers play a crucial role in sewage treatment plants by efficiently transferring heat between different fluid streams. These compact and versatile devices are widely utilized in various stages of the treatment process to optimize energy efficiency and operational effectiveness.

In sewage treatment plants, plate heat exchangers are primarily employed for several key purposes:

  1. Heat Recovery: They are used to recover heat from treated effluent streams, which can then be reused within the plant for processes such as sludge digestion, preheating influent wastewater, or space heating in the facility.

  2. Process Heating and Cooling: Plate heat exchangers facilitate the precise control of temperatures required in biological treatment processes, such as activated sludge systems or anaerobic digestion. They ensure optimal conditions for microbial activity and process efficiency.

  3. Digestion and Pasteurization: These heat exchangers are essential in heating sludge during digestion processes, where maintaining specific temperatures is critical for microbial activity and biogas production. They also play a role in pasteurizing sludge to meet regulatory requirements before disposal or reuse.

  4. Odor Control: By controlling the temperature of sludge and wastewater streams, plate heat exchangers help minimize odor emissions, which is a significant concern in sewage treatment operations.

  5. Energy Efficiency: Compared to traditional shell-and-tube heat exchangers, plate heat exchangers offer higher heat transfer coefficients and lower fouling rates, leading to improved energy efficiency and reduced operational costs over time.

  6. Compact Design: Their compact design and modular nature allow for easier installation, maintenance, and scalability, making them suitable for both new installations and retrofitting existing treatment facilities.


JINFAN Plate Heat Exchanger is advancing sewage treatment through improved efficiency, reliability, and sustainability. Our commitment to customized solutions, robust design, and environmental responsibility positions us as a leader in the field. JINFAN Plate Heat Exchanger is highly efficient in transferring heat, making them ideal for Heat Recovery, Odor Control, Digestion and Pasteurization, etc...

Our EC700, FA184, T20S, Daily operation in Effluent Treatment!

The whole group started work in 2019, except for washing and cleaning, never change plates and gaskets till now. This is our JINFAN quality! JINFAN PHE is transforming Effluent Treatment by providing a multitude of benefits that perfectly meet its demanding requirements and diverse applications. We listen to our customers and take the extra mile to effectively respond to your needs. We take pride in contributing to Effluent Treatment's path toward a more sustainable and efficient future.

Ready to transform your Effluent Treatment process? Learn more about Heat Transfer or watch our video on JINFAN's YouTube channel or Contact us for further information.

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