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Materials of Construction

All components used on Alfa Laval Kathabar Liquid Desiccant systems are fabricated using non-metallics to ensure long equipment life and reliability. Below is a list of components included in the “Conditioner” & “Regenerator”: Materials of Construction

A Body/Housing Fiber-Reinforced Plastic (FRP) with additives to achieve U.L. class 1 flame spread rating and is UV stabilized for exposure to direct sunlight.
A Pump Tank Housing: Fiber-Reinforced Plastic (FRP) with additives to achieve U.L. class 1 flame spread rating and is UV stabilized for exposure to direct sunlight.
C Kathene Spray Pump Standard Systems: Vertical Sealless Pump Titanium shaft and hardware with all other wetted parts of Fiber-Reinforced Plastic (FRP)  Packaged Systems: Sealless magnetic-drive Wetted parts made of glass-filled PVDF or polypropylene
D Heat-Exchanger Plate & Frame Type Carrier Bars & Tiebolts: Steel Plates: Titanium Gaskets: Nitrile or EPDM
e Spray Pressure Valve CPVC; Used to set the spray pressure during initial start-up
e Kathene-To-Air Contact Surface Packing (Not Shown): Cellulous based
G Mist Eliminator Section Primary Eliminators (Not Shown): Rigid Vinyl Z-Bars  Secondary Eliminators (Not Shown): Polypropylene & Monel Mesh (Cleanable) or Polysynthetic Fiber (Disposable)
H Fan Adapter Plenum Galvanized steel with internal surfaces Heresite coated and exterior surfaces painted with a prime and finish coat of industrial-grade acrylic machine enamel.
H Process Air Fan Painted steel housing with forward-curved fan and fan drive
J Scavenger-Air Supply Fan Painted steel housing with: Backward-inclined fan and fan drive (1.5-6FP)Forward-curved fan and fan drive (10-40FP)
K Exhaust Plenum Fiber-Reinforced Plastic (FRP) with acrylic access door
L Bypass Filter Cartridge Filter: Woven Fiber 20 Micron (Std.)
M Piping Piping: CPVC (Conditioner & Transfer)FRP (Regenerator)

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