Chlorine water: titanium or stainless steel?

Chlorine water on plate heat exchangers…what kind of plate material? Our technical department answer to this question many times.

Looking at ship structure, we can think stainless steel is suitable, but you know, heat exchanger is directly in contact every time with salted water and with higher temperature sometimes.

The following data sheet gives clearly the stainless steel limits:

CHLORUR CONCENTRATION SCHEDULEWith sea water the must is titanium.

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