The BCP(N) is a straight tube, removable bundle, packed floating tubesheet heat exchanger in accordance with MIL-C-15730. This cooler may be furnished to Class 3 (surface ship – seawater cooled) or Class 5 (surface ship – fresh water cooled).
The standard BCP(N) is available in 3″ through 8″ diameters, one or two pass tube side arrangement, with 3/8″ or 1/2″ diameter tubes. It is designed for a maximum pressure of 150 psig both sides and a maximum temperature of 250° F.
The shell has cast hubs brazed to the shell pipe and the bonnets are one piece cast construction. The removable bundle can be furnished with either single or double tubesheet construction and is secured to the shell with collar bolts. A test ring is available for containing the shell packing ring when testing the shell with the bonnets removed.
The BCP(N) exchanger is capable of passing the high – impact shock test of MIL-C-901 Grade A, Class I, Type A and the vibration test of MIL-STD-167, Type I.
Materials: brass or 90/10 CuNi shell and cast bronze hubs. Cast bronze and cast 70/30 CuNi bonnets. Admiralty, 90/10 & 70/30 CuNi tubes.
Applications: For cooling oil or water with either fresh water or seawater as a coolant.