Construction:

  • Available in TEMA "B", "C," or "R" construction
  • Fixed tubesheet,
  • Non-removable bundle
  • Straight tube

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General Specifications:
Shell Side: 

  • Pressures:  Up to 600 PSIG 
  • Temperatures: Up to 600 F 

Tube Side:

  • Pressures: up to 3,000 PSIG 
  • Temperatures:  Up to 600 F 

Limitations:

  • Tube bundle is not removable
  • Shell side can only be cleaned by chemical methods
  • No provision for thermal expansion between shell and tubes unless and expansion joint is used.

Advantages:

  • No shell side gaskets or packing
  • Straight tubes can be easily cleaned
  • Provides multi-pass tube side arrangements
  • Less costly than removable bundle units

​​TEMA TYPE BEM

Application:

  • Any clean fluid on the shell side
  • Lube oils
  • Hydraulic oils
  • Most chemicals
  • Acids
  • Refrigerants
  • Steam
  • Other gases