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Holding tube length calculator

To use add your values to the empty fields below

Internal diameter of holding tube, mm
 Mean holding time, seconds
 Efficiency factor Use 0.5 for laminar flow and 0.82 for turbulent flow. Refer to the Reynolds number - efficiency factor chart below.

Further information on holding tube length and its significance in thermal processing is available in the article on UHT processing.


How to cite this article

Mullan, W.M.A. (2023) [On-line] Available from: Accessed: