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Baffles are flow-directing or obstructing vanes or panels used in some industrial process vessels (tanks), such as shell and tube heat exchangers, chemical reactors, and static mixers. Baffles are an integral part of the shell and tube heat exchanger design. A baffle is designed to support tube bundles and direct the flow of fluids for maximum efficiency. Baffle design and tolerances for heat exchangers are discussed in the standards of the Tubular Exchanger Manufacturers Association (TEMA).
The main roles of a baffle in a shell and tube heat exchanger are to:
In a static mixer, baffles are used to minimize tangential component of velocity which cause vortex formation thus promote mixing.
In a chemical reactor, baffles are often attached to the interior walls to promote mixing and thus increase heat transfer and possibly chemical reaction rates.
Implementation of baffles is decided on the basis of size, cost and their ability to lend support to the tube bundles and direct