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Pillow Plate tank walls

In many industries nowadays Omega Pillow Plates are used to heat or cool tanks. Pillow Plates have a higher heat transfer speed and are often cheaper in production because no post-processing needs to take place. In addition, thinner materials can be used with Pillowplates than with half-pipe tank walls or double-sided constructions.
Material parts of a tank that you want to heat or cool using Pillow Plates, can be ordered or delivered. Your tank plates are welded by our laser welding machines, after which you can roll them in the desired shape.
After installing the tank, the Pillow Plates are inflated.

Half pipe / Double vessel wall
From time immemorial tanks that need to be heated or cooled, were given a double wall. Later on, more and more half pipe constructions were used. These days, most newly built tanks are covered with Pillow Plates.
Because of the high efficiency and easy assembly, the pillow plate is a better and cheaper alternative than the traditional constructions. In addition, it is easier to make a recess (for example for a manhole) in the jacket of the tank at the desired location. 

We are pleased to help you with a heat transfer calculation!

HEAT TRANSFER
CALCULATION

LESS MAN HOURS

THINNER MATERIALS

NO PREPARATION

Pillow Plate Tank Part PI 1
Pillow Plate wine tank PI3
Pillow Plate beer tanks PI2
Pillow Plate milk tank PI4
Pillow Plate tank PI4
Pilow Plate wine tanks PI8

BENEFITS PILLOW PLATES COMPARED TO HALF PIPE AND DOUBLE WALL TANKS

  • Lower production costs because less man hours are required

  • Less material costs because it can be welded with thinner materials

  • No post-processing (grinding) of the inner tank required

  • Significantly higher heat transfer coefficient

Tank plates for all industries
Our Omega Pillow Plates are used in the food industry for the production of milk, beer, wine, beverages and cocoa tanks. But also in pressure tanks in the chemical and pharmaceutical industry. Omega Pillow Plates tank plates are suitable for every tank that needs to be heated or cooled.
Would you like to know more about the design or want to have a heat calculation made? Contact one of our engineers.