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1. (WO2017200362) DOUBLE TUBE FOR HEAT-EXCHANGE

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/200362    International Application No.:    PCT/KR2017/005296
Publication Date: Fri Nov 24 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Tue May 23 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: F28D 7/10
F16L 9/02
F16L 9/18
F16L 41/02
Applicants: CONTITECH FLUID KOREA LTD.
Inventors: HENDRIK, Steffen
LEE, Kil Nam
CHA, Jong Hoon
KO, Jin Won
LEE, Ji Yeon
IM, Hyun Jin
GA, Sun Phil
Title: DOUBLE TUBE FOR HEAT-EXCHANGE
Abstract:
Disclosed herein is a double tube for heat exchange. The double tube for heat exchange includes: a spiral pipe having ridges and valleys alternately formed on a circumferential surface thereof along a spiral track thereof and guiding a first fluid to flow therethrough; an outer pipe receiving the spiral pipe axially inserted thereinto and guiding a second fluid to flow along the circumferential surface of the spiral pipe in an axial direction such that the second fluid exchanges heat with the first fluid; and a resistance member protruding from the spiral pipe or the valleys to increase residence time of the second fluid in the valleys on the circumferential surface of the spiral pipe and to support the ridges adjacent thereto. Unlike typical double tubes, the double tube for heat exchange can improve heat exchange efficiency between a second fluid flowing inside an outer pipe and a fluid flowing inside a spiral pipe axially inserted into the outer pipe to increase residence time of the second fluid inside the outer pipe by virtue of a spiral shape of the spiral pipe; can improve flow directionality of the second fluid through formation of the grooves in valleys of the spiral pipe along a spiral track of the valleys; can reduce flow-induced noise through expansion of a space defined between an end joint of the outer pipe and the inner pipe to reduce the pressure of the second fluid; and further improve heat exchange efficiency through resistance members protruding from the valleys to increase residence time of the second fluid.