Xylem Expands Its Line of Bell & Gossett® BPX


MORTON GROVE, Illinois, February 11, 2013 ‘ Xylem Inc., has announced the addition of four new Bell & Gossett BPX brazed plate heat exchangers to its popular line of large plate heat exchangers. The 3″ and 4″ brazed plate heat exchangers, models BP432, BP433, BP434, and BP435, are ideal for large hydronic heating applications, refrigerant evaporators, condensers with large chillers and many other applications requiring flow rates up to 800GPM.


Engineered to offer the highest level of thermal efficiency in a compact, low cost unit, the innovative corrugated plate design provides very high heat transfer coefficients. The Bell & Gossett BPX brazed plate heat exchangers use stainless steel plates and are vacuum brazed together to form a durable product that withstands both high pressure and high temperature.


All four models have a design pressure of 435 psig, min/max design temperature of 310/450o F, lifting lugs, and support/mounting feet. Additionally, all models are designed in accordance with ASME Section VIII, div. 1 and include a ‘U” stamp as a standard offering.


The BPX brazed plate heat exchangers provide high rates of heat transfer, which requires less surface area than conventional shell and tube exchangers. Other advantages of the BPX heat exchangers versus conventional shell and tube units include:

One-sixth the size
One-fifth the weight
Uses only one-eighth the liquid
Requires one-third to one-fifth the surface area

The new models are available for selection and pricing in the System Syzer® selection and configuration software.


About Xylem Applied Water Systems

Xylem Applied Water Systems (AWS) comprises global brands that work together and deliver premium products, comprehensive solutions and unmatched application expertise to meet the demanding needs of growing populations, communities and industries. The range of energy-efficient pumps, boosters, drives, valves, controllers and water systems support numerous applications in building services, general industrial, food and beverage, marine and agricultural markets around the world. For more information on AWS and its leading brands visit www.xylemappliedwater.com.


About Xylem

Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology provider, enabling customers to transport, treat, test and efficiently use water in public utility, residential and commercial building services, industrial and agricultural settings. The company does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands, and its people bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on finding local solutions to the world’s most challenging water and wastewater problems. Launched in 2011 from the spinoff of the water-related businesses of ITT Corporation, Xylem is headquartered in White Plains, N.Y., with 2011 revenues of $3.8 billion and 12,500 employees worldwide.


The name Xylem is derived from classical Greek and is the tissue that transports water in plants, highlighting the engineering efficiency of our water-centric business by linking it with the best water transportation of all — that which occurs in nature. For more information, please visit us at www.xyleminc.com.


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