Shell and Tube Heat Exchangers

Knowledge, expertise and customer-driven design 

Smart Membrane Solutions (SMS) operates at the forefront of thermal technology, offering innovative and effective shell and tube heat transfer products, with a focus on dairy membrane filtration and CIP-kitchen applications. 


We understand your needs 

SMS understands the entire manufacturing process from our design of CIP kitchens to membrane filtration processes. We have extensive expertise in understanding specialty dairy products including wheyandmilkprotein concentrate thermal properties Plus, we have successfully designed, built, installed and commissioned many loop coolers for ultrafiltration and nanofiltration plants processing MPC85 up to 28% total solids and WPC80 up to 38% total solids. 


Products and services offered in these applications: 

  • Thermal selection and design of steel and tube heat exchangers, with both in-house software and AspenONE® Desktop 
  • Energy auditing of shell and tube heat exchangers, including re-rating and re-purposing of existing shell and tube heat exchangers 
  • Loop coolers for specialty membrane filtration applications e.g. MPC, WPC, including high pressure (up to 40bar) and high viscosity applications 
  • CIP/Water-to-steam heaters (floating head or bellow) 
  • Membrane plant diafiltration/chilled water applications 
  • Replacement of old heat exchangers from other brands 
  • Annual servicing and replacement of parts. 


Design codes includes: 

  • ASME VIII Div 1 or 
  • EN 13445 or 
  • PD5500 


SMS offers a two-year warranty on all its shell and tube heat exchangers. 


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