Heat Exchanger Design & Consulting

JM Dixon Associates Ltd for Shell and Tube Heat Exchanger Design

JM Dixon Associates Ltd undertake the mechanical design of all types of Heat Exchanger and have designed to most configurations listed in TEMA. We work extensively with PD 5500, ASME VIII DIV. 1, EN 13445 and TEMA classes R, C & B and have the ability to supplement these where necessary with individual company and industry specifications and requirements.

At JM Dixon Associates Ltd we have developed a comprehensive library of ‘in-house’ calculation programmes which are maintained through our ISO 9001 quality system and are familiar to all the main 3rd party insurance companies including British Engineering Services (RSA), Zurich, DNV, ABS and many others. Our programmes enable us to deal with a broad range of standard and non-standard vessels however where appropriate Finite Element Analysis (FEA) can be utilised to provide verification in accordance with the Design by Analysis approach given in the design codes.

We offer both 2D and 3D CAD drafting/modelling services using the latest copies of AutoCAD and Inventor for fabrication drawings.

Examples within the JM Dixon Associates portfolio of work include:

  • Fixed Tubeplate
  • Floating Head
  • U-Tube Bundles
  • Tank Heaters/Coils for Storage Tanks
  • Single and Multipass Units
  • Single, Divided and Crossflow
  • Fin Fan Air Coolers
  • Plate Heat Exchangers