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Advantage Engineering

Nonferrous Cooling Tower Cells

The Power Tower line of cooling towers from Advantage Engineering is manufactured of nonferrous materials to provide high performance and long service life. Made of a high strength, custom-designed fiberglass shell, the tower is supplied with a structural steel base and is ready for roof-top or elevated-stand mounting. Its honey-comb channeled, stacked wet deck ensures maximum heat transfer, and the TEFC motor and fan assembly employ a direct-drive design to minimize service requirements.
May/June 2001, Circle 250

Metal, Fiberglass Towers

Galvanized metal and fiberglass cooling towers are offered by AWS, a division of Grafix North America, in standard sizes from 10 to 1,000 tons. Offered in single- and multicell designs, the towers can be integrated into a complete cooling package, including tank systems, pumping stations, electrical control centers, heat exchangers and filtration systems. The company will design and specify the tank and pump selections as well as lay out the process piping system.
May/June 2001, Circle 253

Delta Cooling Towers Inc.

Induced-Draft Cooling Tower

Premier from Delta Cooling Towers Inc. is constructed from corrosionproof engineered plastic and has a leakproof, molded, seamless shell backed by a 15-yr warranty. The induced-draft cooling tower has a capacity of 500 cooling tons and up to 2,000 gal/min (455 m3/hr) per module. The tower is shipped factory complete so the installer needs only hook up electrical and water.
May/June 2001, Circle 259

Amcot Cooling Tower Corp.

Crossflow Cooling Tower

Model LRC-H is constructed to provide lighter operational weights and reduced space requirements. From Amcot Cooling Tower Corp., the crossflow cooling tower employs a multicell design to accommodate seasonal cooling needs. Future expansion is achievable by adapting the existing towers.
May/June 2001, Circle 251

Cooling Tower Systems Inc.

Fiberglass Cooling Tower

Suited for use in plastics and other process applications, cooling tower from Cooling Tower Systems Inc. is constructed of fiberglass to ensure tower durability. The lighter weight of a fiberglass tower also enables a smaller, more energy-efficient fan motor to be used, providing cost savings. All units are designed, engineered and tested in the company's research and development laboratory.
May/June 2001, Circle 258

ArctiChill Inc.

Crossflow Cooling Tower

Fiberglass-reinforced polyester evaporative cooling tower from ArctiChill Inc. provides crossflow, vertical discharge airflow for industrial applications. Totally noncorrosive, the tower has fully enclosed fan motors, bolt-together casing, PVC fill and internal water distribution components. The 360° air intake and round, low drag design make this tower efficient regardless of site orientation and able to withstand high wind velocities.
May/June 2001, Circle 252

Baltimore Aircoil Co.

Basinless Cooling Tower

Series 3000 is designed to increase equipment life and reduce installation costs. From Baltimore Aircoil Co., the basinless cooling tower can be applied directly to projects utilizing new or existing concrete cold water basins. This custom feature provides a cost-sensitive alternative for many field-erected cooling tower projects. The basinless models also complement stringent equipment seismic requirements.
May/June 2001, Circle 254

Pultruded Modular Tower

Induced-draft counterflow tower from Ceramic Cooling Tower Corp. utilizes a modular design that allows the tower to be shipped in segments and assembled on-site. The modular design allows shop labor to be used while maintaining the freight savings of shipping a field-erected tower. Tower features include upper tier materials (pultruded and molded fiberglass); optional materials are offered for all markets. Capacity range is 565 to 2080 nominal tons per fan cell.
May/June 2001, Circle 257

Burger Cooling Tower Co. Inc.

Testing Ensures Performance

Burger Cooling Tower Co. Inc. designs, fabricates and erects industrial cooling towers. Burger also can perform thermal testing and physical inspection to ensure that an installed cooling tower is performing to the cooling tower's specifications. Testing is performed with transit-time ultrasonic flow techniques that provide instant, accurate readings, reducing the time required for testing.
May/June 2001 Circle 256

Field-Erected Cooling Towers

Product line includes mechanical draft and natural draft cooling towers; counterflow designs; wood; concrete; fiberglass; and steel structures as well as designs for special applications requiring wet/dry or low noise. Hamon Cooling Towers' preengineered unit, the Coolfill, integrates thermal, structural and mechanical technology. All towers are designed in accordance with Cooling Technology Institute guidelines and the national design specifications for wood construction to produce a fully optimized cooling tower that maximzes performance and reliability while minimizing costs.
May/June 2001, Circle 262

Evapco Inc.

Counterflow Induced-Draft Tower

A stand-alone, factory-assembled, stainless steel cooling tower, SST is designed for outdoor use in a range of water-cooled systems serving chillers, heat exchangers and industrial processes. From Evapco Inc., the tower is constructed from corrosion-free materials and is available in 230 models and 27 cross-sections with a CTI-certified capacity range from 109 to 3,012 nominal tons. Standard construction includes Type 304 stainless steel basin, outlet strainers, framework, casing support and fan cowl; heavy-duty fiberglass-reinforced polyester casing panels and fan deck; and PVC fill; water distribution system; air inlet louvers; and drift eliminators.
May/June 2001, Circle 261

Ecodyne

Cooling Tower Designed for Use

Tower designs employ counterflow or crossflow techology and can utilize film or splash fill media, depending on the requirements of the application. From Ecodyne, each tower is engineered and constructed by the company's staff. Complete cooling tower services are offered, including reconstruction, upgrade, inspection and replacement parts.
May/June 2001, Circle 260

Berg Chilling Systems Inc.

Low Maintenance Cooling Tower

Tower has extra-thick fiberglass, heavy-duty components and stainless steel internal framing and hardware. Tower is assembled and ready for installation. From Berg Chilling Systems Inc., structural steel base with welded-in-place pipe connections is standard.
May/June 2001, Circle 255

Cooling Towers and Parts

Midwest Towers Inc. offers complete cooling towers and OEM replacement parts compatible with most models and manufacturers. Parts and services include fiberglass distribution systems; fiberglass fan stacks, corrugated casings and louvers; fan assemblies and parts; gear reducers and parts; drive shafts and couplings; flow control valves; cooling tower fill; drift eliminators; hardware connectors and base anchors; and custom lumber fabrication and lumber treatment.
May/June 2001, Circle 266

Packaged Cooling Systems

Closed-loop systems from Industrial Heat Recovery Equipment can include a new cooling towers or connect to existing tower piping. Process equipment is protected from corrosion and harmful mineral deposits without resorting to refrigeration.
May/June 2001, Circle 263

Marley Cooling Tower

Fiberglass Cooling Tower

Model FM400 has a fiberglass structure and PVC film fill. From Marley Cooling Tower, the tower incorporates three proprietary design elements: hanging fill, special venting of the heat through the fan deck components, and cell separation. The venting concept diminishes the momentum of a flame front, stopping a fire with low flame-spread drop-out/melt-out components. The design has achieved Factory Mutual approval.
May/June 2001, Circle 265

Whaley Products Inc.

Corrosion-Resistant Cooling Tower

From Whaley Products Inc., cooling tower employs a three-section design that slips one section into the others, eliminating the need for gaskets that could leak. The fiberglass sections are connected with stainless steel bolts for ease of assembly and disassembly. In operation, water entering the tower is sprayed uniformly over the large surface area of the tower wet decking. The combination of airflow and a large surface area evaporates a small percentage of water, providing cooling.
May/June 2001, Circle 269

Thermal Care

Tower Has Extended Warranty

FC Series has a 10-year warranty on its fiberglass shell and a five-year warranty on all other tower components, including the mill and chemical duty motor. From Thermal Care, the tower is constructed of all nonferrous materials, including the fiberglass-reinforced polyester shell and structural support, PVC fill and drift eliminator, and PVC water distribution system.
May/June 2001, Circle 268

Air Solution Co.

Cooling Tower Filter

Cottonwood-pollen screening system from Air Solution Co. keeps cooling towers free of airborne debris such as bugs, paper, birds, cottonwood and pollen. Made of fiberglass and coated with polypropylene, the filtering system can be cleaned with a broom or a shop vacuum.
May/June 2001, Circle 270