Originally Posted by Dhruv6911
Catch points? Can you elaborate?
Just look at the interior of a plate chiller:
There are many, many places within it for eddy currents to form. When that happens, hops debris and cold break can block passage.
Using your suggestion with the CFC will provide the same result. Keep in mind that it is chilling wort - not chilling water. Also, both are a single pass systems.