Tubular apparatus, in particular a steam generator
Means for assembly of tube banks in heat exchangers
Heat exchanger baffles Patent #: 3967677
ApplicationNo. 05/715704 filed on 08/20/1976
US Classes:165/162, With support in casing122/510SUPPORTS
ExaminersPrimary: Myhre, Charles J.
Assistant: Streule, Theophil W. Jr.
International ClassesF28F 9/013 (20060101)
F28F 9/007 (20060101)
AbstractA plurality of parallel tubes in the form of at least a first plurality of parallel tube rows and a second plurality of parallel tube rows are supported by a baffle comprising an outer ring capable of surrounding the tubes and a plurality of parallel rods which form a plurality of parallel chords with the outer ring wherein the rods are capable of passing in the spaces between the tubes forming adjacent parallel tube rows of one plurality of parallel tube rows and wherein the number of rods in the baffle is substantially less than the total number of rods which could be positioned in the spaces between the tube rows in the plurality of parallel tube rows.
Field of SearchWith support in casing