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Joseph Maroun & Partners

Architects Engineers Consultant

ABDEL WAHAB 618


ASHRAFIEH LEBANON

Technical Specifications
Division 15: Mechanical

SECTION 15710
HEAT EXCHANGERS

PART 1 - GENERAL

1.1

RELATED DOCUMENTS
A.

1.2

Drawings and general provisions of the Contract, including General and Supplementary
Conditions and Division 1 Specification Sections, apply to this Section.

SUMMARY
A.

This Section includes heat exchangers for HEATING applications.

B.

Related Section: The following Section contains requirements that relate to this Section:
1.

1.3

Division 15 Section "Equipment Insulation."

SUBMITTALS
A.

General: Submit each item in this Article according to the Conditions of the Contract and
Division 1 Specification Sections.

B.

Product data for each heat exchanger, including rated capacities, pressure drop, weights
(shipping, installed, and operating), and installation and startup instructions.

C.

Shop drawings detailing heat exchanger installation, including plans, elevations, and
sections. Indicate heat exchanger dimensions, rough-in requirements, weight loadings and
distribution, and clearances required around and between construction elements such as
beams, columns, and walls.

D.

Coordination drawings, including floor plans and sections drawn accurately to scale. Show
maintenance space requirements, layout, and relationships between components and
adjacent structural and mechanical elements. Show structural supports, support locations,
type of support, and weight on each support. Indicate and certify field measurements.

E.

Maintenance data for heat exchangers to include in the operation and maintenance manual
specified in Division 1. Include detailed manufacturer's instructions for servicing heat
exchangers.

1.4

QUALITY ASSURANCE
A.

Manufacturer Qualifications: Firm experienced in manufacturing heat exchangers similar to


those indicated for this Project and that have a record of successful in-service performance.

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Joseph Maroun & Partners


Architects Engineers Consultant

ABDEL WAHAB 618


ASHRAFIEH LEBANON

Technical Specifications
Division 15: Mechanical

B.

ASME Compliance: Fabricate and stamp heat exchangers to comply with ASME Boiler
and Pressure Vessel Code, Section VIII, Division 1.

C.

Comply with European Norm for components and installation.

1.5

COORDINATION
A.

Coordinate layout and installation of heat exchangers with piping system and adjacent work.
Revise locations and elevations to suit field conditions and as approved by Architect.

PART 2 - PRODUCTS

2.1

MANUFACTURERS
A.

Available Manufacturers: Subject to compliance with requirements, manufacturers offering


products that may be incorporated in the Work include, but are not limited to, the following:
1.

Heat Exchangers:
a.
b.
c.
d.

2.2

Alfa-Laval Thermal, Inc.


Armstrong Pumps, Inc.
Baltimore Aircoil Company.
ITT Bell & Gossett.

RATINGS
A.

Maximum Temperature: (190 deg C).

B.

Maximum workng Pressure: (2000 kPa).

D.

Heat Exchanger Type: Water to water.

E.

Number of Passes: Multipass.

2.3

PLATE HEAT EXCHANGERS


A.

Plate Material: ASTM A 167, Type 304 or 316 stainless-steel shell.

B.

End Plate Material: Painted carbon steel.

C.

Gasket Material: EPDM.

D.

Piping Connections: Threaded.

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Joseph Maroun & Partners


Architects Engineers Consultant

ABDEL WAHAB 618


ASHRAFIEH LEBANON

2.4

Technical Specifications
Division 15: Mechanical

ACCESSORIES AND ATTACHMENTS


A.

The required accessories, fittings and attachments, etc. for the complete furnishing and
installation of each item shall include but not limited to the following:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

As detailed in the drawings and specified here in.


Gate valves, etc.
Thermometers, manometers, etc.
Supports with necessary vibration isolators.
By pass flushing pipe with isolating valves, having a size of not less than half of the
served line and not to exceed the maximum recommended velocity.

PART 3 - EXECUTION

3.1

EXAMINATION
A.

3.2

Examine elements and surfaces to receive work for compliance with installation tolerances
and for structural rigidity, strength, anchors, and other conditions affecting performance of
the heat exchanger. Do not proceed with installation until unsatisfactory conditions have
been corrected.

INSTALLATION
A.

Install heat exchangers according to manufacturer's written instructions.

B.

Install heat exchangers plumb and level; anchor with supports.

C.

Maintain manufacturer's recommended clearances for service and maintenance. Install


piping connections maintaining clearances for service and maintenance of heat exchangers.

D.

Install threaded or flanged connections at heat exchangers.

E.

Install shutoff valves at heat exchanger inlet and outlet connections.

3.3

COMMISSIONING
A.

Verify that heat exchanger installation complies with manufacturer's submittal and
installation requirements of Division 15 Sections. Do not proceed with startup until
installation is acceptable to manufacturer's representative.

B.

Start heat exchanger according to manufacturer's instructions.

C.

Adjust flows and controls to deliver specified performance.

D.

Operate and adjust controls and safeties.

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Architects Engineers Consultant

ABDEL WAHAB 618


ASHRAFIEH LEBANON

3.4

Technical Specifications
Division 15: Mechanical

CLEANING
A.

3.5

Inspect exposed finish after completing system installation, including pipe connections,
fittings, valves, and specialties. Remove burrs, dirt, and construction debris, and repair
damaged finishes, including chips, scratches, and abrasions.

DEMONSTRATION
A.

Train Owner's maintenance personnel on procedures and schedules related to startup and
shutdown, troubleshooting, servicing, and preventive maintenance.

B.

Review data in the operation and maintenance manuals. Refer to Division 1 Section
"Closeout Procedures." Include startup, shutdown, troubleshooting procedures, servicing,
and preventive maintenance schedules and procedures.

C.

Schedule training with Owner through Architect with at least 7 days' advance notice.

END OF SECTION 15710

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