PIGNAT Thermal Exchanger Control – BRET2000



Study heat exchange with co-current and counter-current flow in a single-tube heat exchanger

Study temperature control loops: direct loop and cascade loop control

Demonstrate the advantage of cascade loop control when the controlling variable is disturbed

Deficiencies of simple PID control: possibility of using the test rig with other controllers (not supplied)

  • Internal model controller
  • Pure high delay controller
  • Predictive control

General Specifications

  • SS single tube exchanger.
  • SS centrifugal pump.
  • SS expansion tank with level security.
  • Electrical heating element, 2kW, safety thermostat
  • Cooling water circuit with setting valve.
  • Hot water circuit with setting valve.


  • Two float flowmeters, 40 to 400 L/h.
  • PID configurable controller.
  • Local indicators at the exchanger inlet and outlet.

Dim : 80 x 60 x 80cm – 50 kg
Aluminum profile framework 30 x 30mm

For a complete product data sheet and a list of reference sites please call 1-877-967-2726.