Custom Shell & Tube

Basco® Custom Engineered Shell & Tube Heat Exchangers

Before there were standard products, there were engineered products, with each heat exchanger designed for the application. Our Basco shell and tube heat exchangers have filled virtually every heat transfer need for over seventy years. Our experienced design and engineering staff stand ready to bring the best team with the best tools in the industry to bear on your heat transfer challenge. Please contact us to discuss your application.


  • EU Pressure Equipment Directive (PED) (97/23/EC)
  • Chinese Safety Quality License for Boiler and Pressure Vessel
  • Australian AS1210
  • Singapore Code
  • DOSH Malaysian Code
  • Canadian CRN, all provinces
  • Indian Boiler Regulations (IBR)
  • Polish Code
  • API 614, 660, 618

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Performance Notes

  • We build all TEMA type heat exchangers
  • Shell sizes from 6″ (150mm) to 144″ (3658mm) normal, with occasional smaller or larger shells
  • Maximum tube length of 50 ft (15.2 meters)
  • Tubes are available in tri pitch or square, lofin or bare, BASCOR, and plate fin configurations
  • Heads are constructed with cast iron, bronze, or 316 S/S; fabricated heads are available in steel, 304 S/S, or 90/10 CuNi
  • Available in 1-pass, 2-pass, and 4-pass designs


  • Compressors
  • Alternative Energy Markets
  • Fluid Power
  • Industrial Markets
  • Air dryers
  • Oil and Gas
  • Power Generation
  • Power plant equipment
  • Process Industries
  • Air separation
  • Chemical
  • Metal processing
  • Petrochemical
  • Refrigeration
  • Surface coating
  • Wastewater treatment
  • Data Centers
  • Air Cooled
  • Direct-to-Chip
  • Immersion

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