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Tank baffles Design Calc

Version 1.0
by Daniel de la Torre
Process Engineer

Intro

This template contains a series of calculation sheets to assist you in calculating the baffles dimen
Please note that if agitator is off-centered normally is not needed to install the baffles, as the ef

The main objectives are to provide a reference about baffles dimension and installation distance

Setup

1. There are 2 worksheets, one with Metric units (SI) and one with Imperial units

2. Individual worksheets are protected against inadvertant data entry. Unlocked cells appears with
3. To change any other cells, unlock the workbook (from the Tools/Protection pull-down menu)

4. The baffle size is calculated according to 2 methods, the one called cal 1 using the viscosity of th
See Calculations point for more details

Data Entry

5. Input data appears with blue text color

Results

6. Results appear in black text with yellow backgound

Revisions

7. Version 1.0

Calculations

8. Calculations are based on following assumptions

First version

Calculation 1

alc

culating the baffles dimension and position in a tank, when the tank has a central agitator
stall the baffles, as the effect is relatively similar, with a more clean installation

n and installation distances details a compare results between more than one calculation method

locked cells appears with blue text color. No password needed to unlock

tion pull-down menu)

1 using the viscosity of the product, while the one called calc 2 not using it

Calculation 2

Calc sheet developed by

Daniel de la Torre

Project name
Project or Process Engineer
Project Manager
Description
Product
Case

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DESCRIPTION

Process tank number 1


Process tank number 2
Process tank number 3
Process tank number 4

Comments to: DeLaTorreY.Eng@gmail.com

Diameter,
Dt

Height,
H

Viscosity

Ratio

mm
2600

mm
3000

cP
25

0.0805

Size of
Baffle acc.
calc 1
mm
209

Size of
Baffle acc.
calc 2 w/12
mm
217

Offset from
the Shell w/6
mm
36

Reference:
Min impeller & Max impeller
Diam
Diam
mm
780

mm
1560

Impeler
diameter d

Beginning of
baffle from
bottom - d/2

End of Baffle
from top of
Tank - H *10%

mm
1200

mm
600

mm
300

Calc sheet developed by

Daniel de la Torre

Project name
Project or Process Engineer
Project Manager
Description
Product
Case

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Xxxxxxxxxxx
Xxxxxxxxxxx
Xxxxxxxxxxx
Xxxxxxxxxxx
Xxxxxxxxxxx

DESCRIPTION

Process tank number 1


Process tank number 2
Process tank number 3
Process tank number 4

Comments to: DeLaTorreY.Eng@gmail.com

Diameter,
Dt

Height,
H

Viscosity

Ratio

inch
102.0

inch
118.0

cP
25

0.0805

Size of
Size of Baffle
Baffle calc 2 calc 1
w/12
inch
8.2

inch
8.5

Offset from
the Shell w/6
inch
1.4

Reference:
Min impeller & Max impeller
Diam
Diam
inch
30.6

inch
61.2

Impeler
diameter d

Beginning of
baffle from
bottom - d/2

End of Baffle
from top of
Tank - H *10%

inch
47.2

inch
23.6

inch
11.8