As water resources become increasingly stressed by drought and intensifying demand from competing uses, industries that use significant quantities of water will face greater pressure to
adopt water-efficiency strategies that can decrease fresh-water withdrawals. One approach that facilities can adopt to reduce their draw from these supplies — thus reducing stress on drinking
water reserves — is to use alternative makeup water sources.
Most catastrophic system failures are easily avoidable because they are linked to a negligent lack of maintenance. Consider a catastrophic fan failure at a Midwestern manufacturing plant that occurred on a Friday afternoon, grinding the weekend process to a halt and incurring labor to be billed out at weekend rates.
Many applications require water for cooling. Rotary evaporators, microscopes and spectrophotometers found in the laboratory can require cooling water. Industrial-scale applications such as semiconductor, additive manufacturing and extraction processes also typically require water for cooling.
Chances are, the pork sausage on your breakfast plate came home from the grocery store frozen. And if it is one of the big-name brands, chances are equally good that it was not processed by the company whose name is on the package. Instead, it was likely processed by a co-packer — a company that specializes in that particular product.
The International Conference is a great opportunity to bring together people from Industry, Utilities and Academics and Research Centers involved in Air Cooling Process activities such as Research, Development and Operation.