September 9, 2020

WTE is assisting a lumber drying equipment supplier with the initial design of thermal oil systems to support two new Continuous Dry Kilns at a large lumbermill for kiln installation in 2021. The project requires new thermal oil systems to support the kilns as well as analysis of what improvements will be required to the existing oil heaters and oil distribution system. 

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August 11, 2020

WTE has engineered, designed, built and commissioned our largest gas processing heater in company history with a custom 120MM BTU/hr system.

System includes:

» (2) x 60.0 MM BTU/hr (17.58 MW) compact thermal fluid heaters in a dual helical coils configuration

» Triplex pump skid with Plan 52 pumps

» Expansion tank with inert gas blanketing manifold

» Low-NOx burners

» Integral exhaust stack for minimal...

July 15, 2020

WTE’s heating system at one of North America's largest gas processing plants has recently been commissioned, featuring the Opti-Therm up-fired vertical heater, controls, and primary pumps protected by our PumpGuard Pump Protection System, an active, localized thermal oil pump fire suppression system that discharges foam directly to the source of the fire. Operators will enjoy peace of mind knowing...

June 23, 2020

Commissioning  the Opti-Therm fluid heater in the era of COVID presents special problems as travel restriction limit access to our client’s site.  Still, commissioning must proceed.  WTE recently delivered our 8 MM Btu vertical, up-fired Opti-Therm thermal fluid heater, built specifically for northern climates to a Shell lubricants mill in Ontario, Canada.  The unit was delivered complete on a ski...

May 14, 2020

One of North America's largest gas processing plants commissioned Wechsler to design, build and deliver (2) 60.0 MM BTU/h thermal fluid systems. The complete system delivers a net thermal energy output of 120.2 MM BTU/h.

Complete system includes:

  • Triplex Pump Skid with Plan 52 seal pot

  • Expansion tank with fuel gas manifold and level indication transmitters for DCS

  • Custom designed heade...

October 23, 2019

Come see us November 2-4th in Tuscon, AZ at The Engineered Wood Technology Association Info Fair!

Tom Wechsler, CEO, and Rob MacKrell, Senior Project Manager, will be in booth 502 to discuss ways to improve and optimize your process heating environment. Set up a meeting with us! 

September 19, 2019

Wech Tech recently completed engineered production of a fully-automated Opti-Therm thermal fluid heating system for Royal Dutch Shell.

The client chose to integrate Wech Tech's Opti-Therm with a Eclipse Ratiomatic Burner, Dean RA series Pumps and Allen-Bradley PLC controls package. For protection of both plant and personnel, Shell chose to install the PumpGuard System in their pump room. This total...

May 14, 2019

New, unused thermal oil storage drain tank for immediate availability

Holding capacity: 15,000 gallons net

Type: Atmospheric, vented non-code

Orientation: Vertical

Material: Carbon steel, enamel finish

Drawings available

Contact Sara Fahey for more information.

April 10, 2019

Meet us at the GPA Midstream Association's annual convention in San Antonio, TX April 14th-17th to discuss solutions to your thermal fluid and process safety concerns. 

About: "Each year, the GPA Midstream Convention brings together about 2,000 professionals involved in natural gas gathering, compression, treating, processing, storage and marketing, and natural gas liquids fractionation, transporta...

March 5, 2019

Based on decades of experience with thermal fluid applications, the Wechsler Technologies line of Opti-Therm thermal fluid heating systems will provide unparalleled reliability and longevity in a cost-competitive, low maintenance package. Maximizing heat transfer across generous coil surface area, the 3-pass design allows for low heat flux densities and industry-leading efficiencies.

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WTE is assisting a lumber drying equipment supplier with the initial design of thermal oil systems to support two new Continuous Dry Kilns at a large...

Continuous Dry Kiln Design

September 9, 2020

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