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Hot Water Radiator for Waste Heat Recovery in a plant

  1. Feb 22, 2010 #1
    Hello, I'm new to this forum and I have a very important question about engineering design.

    I am currently working on my final project in my undergraduate study. The project that I am doing is about waste heat recovery design. My case study is a plant with a couple of ovens. The plan is to use the waste heat from one oven to be used in the other oven.
    My professor suggested to take the heat from inside the oven and transfer it to the other oven. The heat will be transferred via water and it is supposes to work like radiator.
    The temperature of the oven where the heat will be recovered is 270 C and the other oven needs to be at 200 C.

    The problem is, the plant needs to recover as much heat as possible, but water boils at 100 C. If the water turns into steam, there will be problem with condensates.

    Any suggestion regarding to this?

  2. jcsd
  3. Feb 22, 2010 #2
    Does water always boil at 100 deg C?
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