Product Roundup: Towers
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Vertical Flow Cooling TowersBudzar Industries Inc.'s ICE CT-RF (round, counterflow) and CT-SF (square, crossflow) Series are designed to consistently produce chilled water for all processes that require 85oF (29oC) fluid temperature. The cooling towers are light, compact and offer a long service life under severe conditions. Its fiberglass mat laminated from unsaturated polyester resin construction is covered with a gel coat to form a smooth surface. Tower's internal construction is made from a rigid PVC sheet that is embossed and corrugated in a honeycomb configuration for high thermal efficiency.
Modular Cooling TowerTM Series expands Delta Cooling Towers Inc.'s unit capacity up to 2,000 cooling tons. Plastic molded tower is designed to provide a long service life and offers features such as a unitarily molded seamless leakproof sump with I-beam pockets, nonclog, large-orifice spray nozzles, double-wall seamless high density polyethylene shell, and direct-drive fans. Energy-efficient tower can be configured for just about any application. The modular design allows various cells to be isolated if required.
Rental Cooling TowersNuTemp/Longville offers portable rental cooling towers in sizes ranging from 100 to 2,000 tons. The cooling towers provide emergency or temporary cooling to a cross section of customers for extra capacity during a heat wave or coverage during a permanent tower changeout. Features of the rental towers include corrosion resistance, ease of installation, durable construction and stainless-steel basins.
Counterflow Cooling TowerMidwest Tower's FPT Series has a strong, fire-retardant pultruded fiberglass panel with a nonskid coating that offers UV protection. Factory-assembled components and subassemblies provide fast, consistent and safe construction as well as low maintenance.
Fiberglass Cooling TowersThermal Care's FC Series comes standard with direct-drive fan motors. Features include Class F insulation rated for 310oF (154oC); double-sealed bearings to exclude contaminants; cast frame to ensure proper bearing alignment; and no grease fittings to eliminate maintenance. The series also includes a 10-yr parts warranty on the shell and a five-year parts warranty on the complete tower.
Induced-draft design water cooling towers from Tower Engineering Inc. offer permanently aligned mechanical equipment design, high quality materials of construction, accessibility for inspection and maintenance, and thermal reliability. Counterflow designs incorporating ceramic tile fill, PVC film or splash fills can be installed in permanent precast concrete or fiberglass design structure housings.