MHI offers patented superheaters for the OAB® as well as for existing boilers.

New:  The SC-4 superheater can be purchased in the MHI store.

The GHGA and the OAB-50 or larger systems do not require superheaters to 800C.

Rather than looking for superheaters for existing boilers, we recommend that a high-temperature OAB be considered as it may be the lower-cost solution. Units up to 3 tons/hr. of steam are available.

OAB®  Superheaters.

Superheaters for MHI Steam Generators.

High Temperature steam generator

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MHI also offers superheaters for available boilers.

Superheaters for Pressure Boilers.

Choose MSC or GSC models.

Limited Availability. Requires Design. Please contact MHI to raise the boiler steam temperature to over 800°C. Please provide full details of your boiler and its ability to provide high-quality (i.e., no water droplet) steam. Alternatively, please click on GHGA or OAB.

SC-12 Electrical Superheater for Boiler

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Please specify the flow rate in Kg/hr, inlet temperature, outlet temperature required (KW if known), and the pressure rating required of the superheater.

New:  The SC-4 superheater can be purchased in the MHI store.

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  • We prefer you to start with an MHI steam generator because its characteristics are known to us; however, if you already have an existing boiler, we can most likely design a superheater for you. Please contact MHI to raise the boiler steam temperature to over 800°C. Please provide full details of your boiler and its ability to provide high-quality (i.e., no water droplet) steam.
  • OAB® and other MHI steam generators feature BoilerFree™ technology. One atmosphere steam generators do not have high-pressure personnel training requirements. The steam output is in the order of 40m/s. Additionally, steam is self-propelling in most instances. Superheating the steam is an advantage.
  • Steam Generators can be used for chemical (process and labeling), mechanical, or heating purposes with enhanced energy efficiency and an improved control system provided by MHI.
  • Online help is available for design. High-temperature steam generators are simple to install and easy to use. The OABs can usually be installed immediately adjacent to the application.
  • OAB® steam generators feature On-demand steam from a cold start within seconds to minutes (for OAB 4 and 12 models, it is about ten seconds for even the first run). No CO/CO2 toxic gas by-products are produced at the device.
  • Enjoy dry and clean steam of high quality.
  • Experience significant cost savings in energy, a better product, and operational ease with the on-off type feature. Relocate or change the layout at will.
  • MHI is an experienced company in small to large Power Control Panels. Also, a professional company in modular design with manifolds.
  • MHI steam solutions are provided with units designed to simultaneously offer the high temperature-high enthalpy steam of the traditional OAB® and carry an add-on steam output for a high-pressure steam line when required. This feature provides considerable universality. The high-pressure attachment can be added to one line of the BPE attachment. Please contact MHI to discuss the add-on price for high-temperature steam (up to 1300°C when chosen ), high-pressure steam (up to 4 bar), and hot-water lines operating simultaneously when required. Most applications need only the continuously produced high-temperature one-atmosphere steam and not the pressure because OAB steam exits at a high velocity of up to 4-40m/s. The OAB® or HGA can be turned on and off on demand, unlike a boiler. For product finishing processes with steam, please use SaniZap or HGA-M (steam/air/gas mixture). For oxidation studies, please consider the HGA-S-01-superheated-steam-generator or the OAB-4 (from 300C to 1300C).
  • Solutions and models range from modern industrial OAB-class models (4-36+ kg/hr.) to smaller HGA-class models (1 kg/hr. Voltage 120/220V).
  • Replace an 80kW conventional boiler with a better-performing 4kW in specific applications with Steam Tunnels. See ROI (Savings).
  • Instant On-Demand Steam Generation. InstaBoiler™ TechnologyApplications.
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    • High-quality steam or steam/gas mix available if required, or pure steam. Varies by model.
    • Standard output nozzles connect to existing standard piping. Use of standard BPE allowed. Delivery tubes called Vittori tubes are provided.
    • Compact designs are easily adaptable. Industrially required, very high-flow systems are available. Exit velocity is several m/s depending on the model.
    • From heating to cleaning at several levels. Easy applications.
    • High temperature without pressure. Adjust the temperature by power and distance.
    • Energy efficiency extends to a myriad of essential steam applications
    • Now offering 50 Bar discharge velocity on unique models up to 550C
    • Steam temperatures from 100°C to 1300°C. Patent Protected.
    • No moisture in OAB® steam. From start-up conditions.
    • Assortment of extender pipes and insulation.
    • And more….like easy-to-install… thermal fluid heating…easy to operate..multiple streams…modern controls, industry-tested… innovative Videos, and Media Gallery.

What is superheated steam? Steam can be saturated or superheated. When at the boiling temperature (which depends on the pressure), the steam is called saturated. When above this temperature, it is called superheated. At sea level and one-atmosphere pressure (101KPa), steam boils at 100C (212F), which is the saturated steam temperature for this pressure. Above this temperature, it will be superheated. Good high-quality superheated steam is dry steam with no water droplets in it.

Steam Calculator.

New steam from a conventional boiler is rarely 100% dry. In contrast, the OAB steam is 100% dry. In traditional boilers, heat loss causes the steam to condense and become wetter as it travels down the steam line. A decrease in steam dryness hinders heat transfer. It is, therefore, essential to monitor steam dryness to provide optimum heating efficiency for your system. OAB steam generators produce dry steam. OAB locations can be close to the user’s device. MHI’s steam devices provide high scalability, reliability, and versatility of pure steam for high and very high temperatures. Such steam can be used for chemical (labeling or food), heating purposes, or general steam use. The OAB® generators provide steam with enhanced energy efficiency with features that encompass no pressure (one atmosphere) to high pressures. Unlike many Boilers, the OAB Steam Generators may be relocated even after the first installation. Very small footprints. In several applications ranging from heating vats, reforming, biomass conversion, antibacterial, packaging, paint and epoxy removal, textiles, regeneration of chemicals and powders, steam oxidation, making the most appealing packaging, and other common steam uses like textile, bio-pharma, bio-fuels or for testing, the energy savings from OAB® pure steam offers an energy savings of up to 95% and concomitant water savings. Each user is different; Please Request Information for your specific use.

Steam Energy Calculator.

 The use of higher-temperature steam leads to energy-efficient applications. This is smart power. Higher temperatures equal higher productivity for most applications of steam.

This Steam Applications page discusses many examples of the benefits of high-temperature steam – smart-superheated steam. Significant growth in the steam market is predicted. Making a switch to innovative OAB® continuous steam is warranted. Please contact MHI.

Superheated steam carries more enthalpy, or total energy, than air at the same temperature and pressure. For example, air at 1 atmosphere and 300°C has an enthalpy difference of 575 kJ/kg compared to air at STP. Under the same conditions, Superheated steam has an enthalpy difference of 2495 kJ/kg* (numbers are approximate). Thus, superheated steam carries over five times the total energy of air compared to the same initial and final conditions. This gives superheated steam a much larger capacity to do work or perform effectively for chemical (packaging) or food processing needs than other gases. Consider use in Brewing & Distillation, Chemical Processing, Clean Steam & Humidification, Commercial Packaging, Dry Cleaning & Industrial, Laundries, Asphalt Heating & Liquid Terminal Facilities, Food Processing, Gas & Oil Processing, Paper Processing, Pharmaceutical Processing, and Textiles.

Safe high-temperature steam

Unlike a traditional steam boiler system, the high-temperature steam output for the MHI Superheated Steam Generators is at a safe standard atmospheric pressure (room pressure). Compare this feature to boiler systems that must induce high pressure to produce steam at temperatures yet not significantly higher than about 100°C-134°C (1 bar – 3 bar) is possible with common boilers/autoclaves. Consider the HGA or OAB for a much safer high-temperature steam solution.

Please note that the steam is still very hot and requires all the safety features used for hot gas handling.

Please contact MHI.

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