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Comparison of Aluminum and Stainless Steel for Condensing Boiler Heat Exchangers9/20/2013 - This paper compares two materials that are commonly used for heat exchangers in a condensing boiler. The paper begins with a brief historical overview of the heat exchanger market and its development over the years. It discusses the operational parameters, with regard to heat transfer, flue gas condensate and water chemistry. Following, it presents the advantages of aluminum and stainless steel as the material for the manufacture of a condensing boiler heat exchanger, showing a comparison between the two materials. The paper concludes with a summary of the points covered and supplies a table for easy comparison.