Air Dryers/Preheaters accommodate needs of diverse industries.

Press Release Summary:

Built for maximum service life in such industries as wood, paper/pulp, gypsum, veneer, biomass, chemical, waste, and energy/power plants, industrial air dryers and air preheaters come in plain and finned tube system options. Compact, aerodynamic elliptical tube version offers ~3–10X less hydraulic friction than round tubes, minimum soiling, and corrosion protection. Other distinguishing features include minimized pressure loss and noise as well as optimized thermal transmittance.

Original Press Release:

GEA Heat Exchangers Expands Air Dryer/Preheater Offering to North America

Bochum (Germany) – GEA Heat Exchangers is now providing another option for North American customers seeking industrial air dryers and air preheaters. For the past several decades, GEA Heat Exchangers has pleased customers in the European market with their air dryers and air preheaters, providing world class service with high quality, maximum service life products in industries such as wood, paper/pulp, gypsum, veneer, biomass, chemical, waste to energy and power plants. Customers have been especially pleased with the extensive range of available plain and finned tube system options, including the aerodynamic elliptical tube and its benefits:

• Roughly three to ten times less hydraulic friction then round tubes

• Low pressure loss and minimum soiling

• High thermal transmittance

• Low noise level (quiet operation)

• Corrosion protected

• Compact design

GEA Air Dryer/Preheater - Options include aerodynamic elliptical tubes with high thermal transmittance and low pressure drop

Please find out more:  

Sales contact:

GEA Heat Exchangers Inc.

GEA Rainey Solutions 

Kevin McGinnis

5202 West Channel Road 

Catoosa, OK 74015-3017

Tel 612-325-7617

Press Affairs and Public Relations:

HX Holding GmbH

Nicole Hückels

Dorstener Str. 484

44809 Bochum


Tel.: +49 (0)234 980-2584

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Information on GEA Heat Exchangers Group (HX)

GEA Heat Exchangers Group (HX), with home offices in Bochum (Germany), offers one of the world’s most extensive product portfolios on the market for heat exchangers. With plate heat exchangers, shell-and-tube heat exchangers, air-cooled heat exchangers, air filter systems, wet cooling towers, dry cooling systems, and synthetic filling media – as well as air treatment systems for numerous application areas – the company reaches customers in global markets for power generation, oil and gas, chemistry, marine applications, climate and environment, water and wastewater treatment, and food and beverages. GEA Heat Exchangers focuses on customer-specific products and services and serves its target groups throughout a global production and service network. Until December 31, 2013 the company had generated annual sales of approx. 1.5 billion euros and employed around 7,300 staff around the world. For more details on GEA Heat Exchangers Group (HX), please consult

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