North Road Service Center

Plate Heat Exchanger Experts

Reconditioning/Repair

Heat Exchanger Reconditioning and Repair Services

Here at North Road Service Center, we offer Full in-house, cleaning and regasketing of all types of plate heat exchangers.

  1. Process starts with recording the customer information, plate count, and gasket type of dirty plates received
  2. Removal of old gaskets
  3. Plates are pre-washed to remove loose debris
  4. Plates are dipped in a hot caustic bath to remove any oils
  5. Plates are removed from caustic and power washed
  6. Plates are dipped in a non-corrosive acid solution to remove any buildup and staining
  7. Plates are removed from acid and powerwashed again….
  8. Plates are then manually cleaned for any leftover stains or fouling.
  9. Old gasket adhesive is removed from gasket groove.
  10. Plates are then coated with a dye penetrant and tested for cracks and / or holes
  11. Plates are then pressured washed again to remove dye penetrant
  12. Plates are inspected and new gaskets are installed (Adhesive bonded or clip on)
  13. Gasketed plates are inspected and crated for shipment or delivery
after photo of recently cleaned heat exchanger plates After
before photo of soiled heat exchanger plates Before
silver metallic colored heat exchanger plate After
dirty heat exchanger plate sitting on concrete Before