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Heat exchanger

A few months ago you featured a new product - a heat exchanger to fit in the engine coolant circuit with 2 ports to connect to the radiator circuit. I need one of these, but I don't keep old copies of the magazine. Can you point me towards this product - make and model number?
Thanks.

Asked by: Leonard Lawson  | 3.24pm, Monday 6 June


WW says:

The main unit fitted to boats is the Alde Heat Exchanger- its not a new product (it has been around quite a long time) but often ignored by boat builders- as for a fairly low cost, and fitted into the calorifier to engine return piepwork, it can tap useful waste heat into the boats heating circuit.
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The link to the Alde page is http://www.alde.co.uk/itemdetails.php?itemId=58 and is available directly or through some chandlers.

Mark Langley  | 3.31PM, Monday 6 June

I know the one you mean- I will dig out the info- however the Alde one, as a plate heat exchanger, is probably far more efficient- and cheaper! The other was almost like a modified gearbox oil cooler...

Mark Langley  | 11.40PM, Monday 6 June


Readers say:

Thanks, Mark - but this is not the one I remember - it had straight-through inline connections for the engine coolant and a spiral wrapped coil around the outside for the rad connection - similar to the refrigeration item shown here....
http://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/VicAAOSwRLZT~g8f/s-l300.jpg
It was definitely a NEW item in your NEW PRODUCTS pages. If you're able to email me my postal sub number I'll be able to browse back issues myself - I don;t keep the wrappers the mag comes in !
Many thanks...........Len

Leonard Lawson  | 3.47PM, Monday 6 June

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