Heat Exchanger Maintenance And Upgrade

Fairtex Group maintains and services heat exchangers to improve the efficiency of any steam plant by turning unused steam back into hot water, which is then recycled by adding it back into the feedwater. Fairtex Group has vast experience in maintaining and upgrading many types of heat exchangers for the oil and gas, power plant, chemical processing, refineries, gas compression, food & beverage, industrial, and facilities industries. Our teams are capable of deploying to any site globally and presenting engineering solutions to operators so they can best maximize the potential of their assets.


The types of heat exchangers covered in our heat exchanger maintenance & upgrade services include:



  • Shell & Tube Heat Exchanger

  • Plate & Frame Heat Exchanger

  • Spiral & Welded-Block Heat Exchanger

  • Seawater Condensers

  • Fuel Oil Heaters

  • Cargo Oil Heaters

  • Lube Oil Coolers

  • Hydraulic Oil Coolers

  • Seawater Coolers

  • Process Heat Exchangers

  • Vaporizers

  • Feed Heaters

  • Water Makers


Fairtex Group prefabricates, installs, and commissions new units that are more efficient and cost-effective to operate.


We offer the following for heat exchanger maintenance & upgrade:



  • Blind-to-blind isolation

  • Bundle pulling service (Truck-mounted and Aerial Bundle puller)

  • Hydrojetting Services

  • Chemical cleaning/hydrocarbon decontamination

  • Repairs and Fabrication

  • Retubing works

  • Scaffolding, Blasting, painting/coating, and lining

  • Leak Testing and Tube Plugging

  • Hydrotesting or Pressure testing of bundle and shell

  • Inspections

  • Bolt torqueing & Tensioning

  • Machining and Flange Facing services

  • Mechanical cleaning of heat exchanger process and seawater circuits

  • Chemical cleaning of heat exchanger process and seawater circuits

  • Sleeve inserts

  • Mechanical works such as valves, etc.

  • Tube sheet repairs and coating

  • End box repairs and coating repairs

  • Retrofit of more efficient heat exchangers, such as plate types, which would reduce the electrical load, as the heat transfer is more efficient and less cooling medium is required.

  • Automatic system balance using new control technology and VFD, which again reduces parasitic load.


Heat Exchanger Maintenance And Upgrade


Heat Exchanger Maintenance And Upgrade

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