Heat Transfer Research, Inc
HTRI is a leading source of process heat transfer technology, research, software, and services. Incorporated in 1962, the company conducts studies on heat transfer and fluid flow at a multimillion-dollar testing facility in Navasota, Texas, USA. HTRI technology has been used by companies worldwide for decades to help them design, operate, and maintain heat exchangers and fired heaters.
Based in Navasota, HTRI provides advanced experimental research to the oil and gas, chemical, and petrochemical industries. Our global customer base includes the world’s leading processing companies, engineering contractors, equipment manufacturers, and thermal process consultants. Our acclaimed HTRI Xchanger Suite® software is considered the most advanced available for the design, rating, and simulation of heat exchangers.
Industrially focused analyses performed on our precision research units are augmented by the use of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and quantitative flow visualization, including high-speed video and particle image velocimetry (PIV). HTRI offers industrial scale device/proof tests, assessments of fouling propensity for crude oil and petroleum products, and Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) certification testing. We continue to develop new product and service offerings and extend our capabilities through partnerships and alliances with both industry and academia.
HTRI Software, considered the industry’s most advanced thermal process design and simulation software, is used worldwide by engineers to derive daily operating benefits.
HTRI offers the services of our Proprietary Contracts staff to help address diverse heat exchanger problems in the areas of consulting testing, and custom software solutions.
HTRI conducts onsite and regional training around the globe to enable members to fully utilize our powerful heat exchanger design and simulation software and expand their industry knowledge.