Heating and Cooling Proppants

Coated frac sands, like resin coated frac sand, requires preheating or cooling during the coating process. Solex indirect plate heat exchange technology is widely used for these heat exchange processes, as it does not degrade or alter the shape of the coated frac sand. The frac sand moves through the Solex unit with slow and controlled velocities, preventing product abrasion or degradation, retaining the integrity of the coated frac sand.

Proppants used in our exchanger include:

  • Frac Sands
  • Resin coated Frac Sands
  • Ceramics
  • Resin coated Ceramics
  • Resin coated Proppants

Watch how the Solex heat exchanger works to heat and cool coated frac sands:

Refer to our heating and cooling pages to understand how the Solex heat exchanger works to heat and cool Proppants.

Why Choose Solex?

  • Uses 90% less energy
  • Near zero emissions
  • Small installation footprint
  • Zero product degradation
  • Low maintenance
  • Low operating and maintenance costs
  • International support

We collaborate closely with you throughout the entire lifecycle of the product.
Our approach includes being there every step of the way – from engineering and development to installation, training and ongoing support.

Improve your efficiency, lower costs and improve your end product with the world’s most efficient technology for proppants.


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