cooling tower circulation Articles

  • Bypass filtration in open circulating cooling water systems

    An open circulating cooling system is a method to remove process heat and is applied frequently for industrial purposes. In these systems heat is removed by evaporation of water to the surpassing air in the cooling tower. However there are some environmental disadvantages such as addition of chemicals to prevent the cooling water system from microbial growth and corrosion. The application of ...


    By Paques B.V.

  • RYDLYME improves efficiency on cooling tower case study

    A 35-ton cooling tower at a major college had compressors operating at more than 260psi just to maintain a 70°F water temperature due to heavy water scale. RYDLYME was put into the system to dissolve the scaling. RYDLYME approach 55 gallons circulated for 4 hours via inline pumps and then flushed with water. Cleaning was done while system was in ...

  • How to Increase Your Industrial Cooling Tower Efficiency

    Although cooling towers are generally some of the most cost-effective cooling mechanisms as compared to other cooling technologies (such as many dry air cooling systems), it is still important to monitor your industrial cooling tower efficiency and run it as seamlessly as possible. This will ensure your facility can: Save energy Reduce the amount of ...


    By SAMCO Technologies, Inc.

  • It’s Time to Rethink Cooling Tower Filtration

    ABSTRACTThe dissipation of ambient or process heat in large HVAC systems, manufacturing facilities, power generation plants, refineries, metal mills and forges, chemical plants and food processors is most often accomplished by cooling towers. These simple structures facilitate the transfer of unwanted energy (heat) from a transport liquid (usually water) to the atmosphere. The bane of cooling ...

  • What Is a Cooling Tower Water Treatment System and How Does It Work?

    For industrial companies using a cooling tower for its facility, some type of cooling tower water treatment system is usually necessary to ensure an efficient process and long equipment service life. If cooling tower water is left untreated, organic growth, fouling, scaling, and corrosion can reduce plant productivity, cause plant downtime, and require costly equipment replacements down the ...


    By SAMCO Technologies, Inc.

  • Common Cooling Tower Water Treatment Problems and How to Solve Them

    For companies using cooling towers to remove heat from an industrial process or for cooling large buildings, there are several issues that can surface during the cooling tower water treatment process that we see on a regular basis. Because these issues occur often, it’s important to know what to look out for in advance, perhaps saving you some time and resources down the line. ...


    By SAMCO Technologies, Inc.

  • Treated vs. Untreated Cooling Tower Water: Risks for Your Plant

    When an industrial plant or building decides whether or not to invest in a cooling tower water treatment system, it is a decision that shouldn’t be taken lightly. Petrochemical plants, chemical manufacturers, refineries, and all kinds of large buildings and facilities using cooling towers, whether they’re used as part of the industrial process or for cooling/removing heat from the ...


    By SAMCO Technologies, Inc.

  • Cooling water temperature decreases at pharmaceutical facility case study

    A large pharmaceutical manufacturer in Puerto Rico was experiencing severe scaling problems in its cooling tower/chiller systems resulting in decreased performance and efficiency. RYDLYME approach 1,320 gallons of RYDLYME circulated through the system for 24 hours followed by thorough water flush. RYDLYME results After the 24-hour ...

  • The Potential of Solar-Powered Water Circulators to Help Solve Serious Water and Energy Problems in the U.S.

    With increasing human populations comes the corresponding increased need for improving water quality in lakes, wastewater ponds, potable water reservoirs, and other water storage facilities. Providing circulation within water reservoirs of all types has long been known to provide meaningful benefits, but the costs to achieve sufficient circulation through diffused aeration or mechanical mixers ...


    By Medora Corporation

  • Reclaimed Municipal or Industrial Wastewater for Power Plant Cooling & Boiler Feed Make-Up Water

    For centuries, water was considered a commodity product and used with little or no restriction. In today’s modern society, water is now being considered a precious resource and considerable effort is put into protecting, recycling, and restricting its use freely. State and Federal agencies have put in place guidelines and regulations restricting its use, especially for industrial use. ...

  • Delta-T increased at biopharmaceutical manufacturing facility case study

    The cooling towers at a biopharmaceutical manufacturing company in the Midwest had become packed with scale. The severe scaling resulted in the inability of the towers to maintain any cooling capacity during extremely hot summer temperatures. RYDLYME approach 660 gallons circulated for 6 hours. RYDLYME results Cleaning resulted in Delta-T ...

  • Ozone systems for beginners

    This paper is intended for people who know a cooling tower when they see one but have little or no knowledge of their care or what part ozone plays. I have tried to make this as simple as possible and there is even a block diagram on the last page to help you out. Ready? Okay, here is what you need to know first: The sole function of ozone use in evaporative cooling towers is to disinfect water. ...


    By Zentox Corporation

  • Duke energy selects HERO membrane process for ZLD application

    The Facility The Arlington Valley Power station being developed by DENA is a large combined cycle power plant located in Arlington, Arizona. Duke/Fluor Daniel (DFD) of Houston, Texas are owner engineers and contractors. DFD were instrumental in selecting the HERO route for its economy, ease of operation and reduced operating costs. DFD obtained their permitting based on ...

  • DGTH Produktions GmbH Germany – case study

    OVERVIEW DGTH is a leading supplier of zinc die-casting components for the automotive industry. WATER SYSTEM CHALLENGES Cooling tower water is used for the cooling of the tools. As makeup water for the cooling tower circuit, DGTH uses a blend of city water with approx. 14° carbonate hardness and rain water. Due to the jellification in the ...

  • Gravity self-backwashing filters

    The filtration of make-up and side-stream water in closed cooling circuits, operated through cooling towers, is a fundamental step to ensure safe and continuous operations in a power plant. Water - required in large amounts for this application - should not be wasted, and the potential damages deriving from a poor treatment must be avoided at all cost. BONO ARTES has developed a technical ...


    By Artes Ingegneria SpA

  • New definition of fluid exergy in a gravitational field

    This paper discusses the concept of working fluid exergy in an atmosphere stratified by a gravitational field, particularly the hot humid air in the atmosphere. A definition of exergy, different from that recently proposed by Petela (2008), is presented. Thermodynamic diagrams illustrate its elements and its technically feasible part in a transparent way. Reference papers are given for ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • East coast power plant realizes 95% water recovery

    The Facility Bechtel Power Corporation builta power plant in Northampton, Pennsylvania for U.S. Generating Company. The power plant burns culm, a lower quality coal rejected from use in previous decades. By using culm as the fuel, U.S. Generating will clean up a solid disposal site. The power plant contains the usual systems including cooling towers and demineralizers that produce waste ...

  • Cogen plant produces distilled water for resale

    The Facility Panda Energy’s power plant located in Brandywine, Maryland is a cogeneration facility that produces electricity by using gas and steam turbines. The Problem The objective of Panda Energy was to achieve Qualified Facilities (QF) status at their Maryland location. To achieve this, they had to produce distilled water using the steam from ...

  • "Non-Chemical Water Conditioning at Schick: A Pollution Prevention Case Study"

    Untitled Document Overview Since 1994, the Schick company of Milford has ...


    By Dolphin WaterCare

  • Solar Power Plant Recycles Blowdown Water to Save Fresh Water - Case Study

    PROJECT DETAILS LOCATION Ashalim, Israel CUSTOMER GE-Alstom, Israeli Government SOLUTION Cooling tower wastewater treatment system TECHNOLOGIES Containerized Systems Featuring Automatic Disc Filtration and Ultrafiltration, Brackish Water Reverse Osmosis, Gas Transfer ...


    By Fluence Corporation

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