Typical examples of applications where finned tubes are used include the following:
- A wide variety of economizers and waste heat recovery units to utilize heat from boiler flue gas, gas turbine exhaust, incinerators, etc.
- Glycol dehydration units
- Fired heaters, such as LNG vaporizers, air pre-heaters, oil heaters, etc.
- Asphalt tank heaters
- Air coolers, such as compressor jacket water and lube oil coolers
- Lumber drying kilns, and similar applications
- Livestock enclosure and greenhouse heaters