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Type 500 ES

Basco® Type 500 ES (Extended Surface) Shell & Tube Heat Exchangers

Introduced as an extension to our industry standard Type 500, our Basco Type 500 ES offers an extended surface on the shell side to provide a higher heat transfer rate in a smaller overall unit for more demanding applications. The Type 500 ES offers the cost effectiveness that comes with a pre-engineered design while easily providing for various options to meet customer specific requirements. 

Performance notes.

  • Increased shell side surface provides a higher heat transfer rate in a smaller unit
  • Units are readily available
  • Many pre-engineered designs
  • Available in straight tube or u-tube bundles; removable and non-removable



3" to 12" diameter; 14" to 120" length


Carbon Steel or 304 Stainless Steel


1/4", 3/8" or 5/8" diameter tubes available in Copper, Admiralty, 90/10 CuNi, or 304 S/S.
Straight tube or U-Tube configurations


Precision punched Carbon Steel, Brass
or 304 S/S


Cast heads available in iron, 304 S/S, or bronze; 
Fabricated heads available in Steel, 304 S/S, or 90/10 CuNi.


Available in 1-pass, 2-pass, and 4-pass designs


Commercial Standard (non-code)



  • Compressor systems
  • Lube oil consoles
  • Hydraulic systems
  • Stationary engines
  • Turbines
  • Marine applications
  • Paint systems
  • Air dryers
  • Vapor recovery systems