2019 Process Cooling Article Index
Improving Productivity and Performance with a Central Chiller
When there are multiple heat-creating processes being used, a central chiller may be the best option to remove the excess heat. March 2019, page 12.
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Designed for safe, reliable operation, system chillers deliver the cooling needed throughout the plant from a single large unit. Find suppliers using our Cooling Capabilities Chart. May 2019, page 32.
Consistent Cooling for Laboratory Manufacturing Processes
Chillers provide solutions for laboratory fermentation, centrifuge cooling and air-handling applications for one biotechnology company. September 2019, page 12.
Using Industrial Chillers for Concrete Temperature Control
Accurate temperature control during the mixing and pouring stages leads to a strong and durable product. October 2019, page 20.
The Need for Temperature Control in Plastic Injection Molding
Temperature control prevents quality issues such as shrinkage, warping and stresses from developing in the injection-molding processes. Better understand the role water cooling plays in injection molding. October 2019, page 24.
In our annual Cooling Capabilities Chart on Portable Chillers, we have compiled all the data you need to choose these mobile temperature control systems. October 2019, page 36.
Cleaning Scale from Cooling Tower Systems
When scale is present, the system’s compressor works harder, drawing extra current, which increases energy costs, affects system longevity and prevents the equipment from achieving optimum capacity. November/December 2019, page 27.
Product Roundup: Industrial Cooling Towers
Review cooling towers for industrial cooling applications in our annual roundup. January/February 2019, page 10.
Cooling Towers Kick Off Major Process Cooling Project
An automobile manufacturer revamps its process cooling loop and continues to grow with the help of new cooling towers. April 2019, page 20.
Cooling Tower Gearbox Tips
Cooling tower operators and maintenance engineers cite several common pain points associated with gearbox operation and service. July/August 2019, page 24.
Avoiding Legionnaires' Disease in Cooling Towers
Ozone can be used to treat cooling towers to reduce bacterial growth and the risk of Legionella. September 2019, page 18.
Alternative to Field-Erected Cooling Towers
The features found in plastic cooling towers are prompting some industrial processors to rethink selection criteria. November/December 2019, page 18.
Cryogenic Thermal Spray Cooling Improves Coating Process
The search for an efficient cooling approach to generate better coating properties as well as to improve the productivity of HVOF spray-coating operations has led to the development of cryogenic gas cooling. May 2019, page 9.
Understanding Cryogenic Freezing Tunnels
Cryogenic tunnel freezers are suited for processing large quantities of products in a small footprint while increasing product yield. May 2019, page 14.
Industrial-Scale Food Freezing Using Cryogenic Gas
Cryogenic freezing provides processors with the ability to change production, process a variety of products and produce high quality frozen food. October 2019, page 15.
Evaporative Cooling for Industrial Facilities
Industrial buildings are good candidates for evaporative cooling, but it is most effective when the proper solution is chosen. January/February 2019, page 28.
Hybrid Cooler Technology Saves Water and Reduces Energy Use
Demands for evaporative cooling equipment that uses less water and energy influence the development of hybrid cooling technologies. November/December 2019, page 10.
EQUIPMENT AND ENCLOSURE COOLING
Do Not Ignore Temperature Control for Electrical Equipment
Avoid damage to electrical equipment by using active cooling systems for your enclosures. April 2019, page 33.
Enclosure Cooler Helps Protect Power Transmission Facility
An enclosure cooler utilizing vortex-tube technology helps one generation and transmission facility in Colorado run smoothly. April 2019, page 38.
Steam Filtration for Process Cooling Applications
Stainless steel filter elements provide durable construction that avoids carbon shedding. March 2019, page 16.
Filtering Oily or Dirty Process Cooling Waters
Walnut-shell filtration systems take advantage of walnut’s natural affinity to oil to help remove contaminants from process cooling waters. May 2019, page 24.
Crossflow Microsand Filtration for Cooling Tower Water Treatment
Technologies that reduce chemical use in process cooling water towers provide many benefits. May 2019, page 27.
Improve Process Cooling Applications with Better Air Filtration
A high efficiency air filtration system removes contaminants that interfere with processes. July/August 2019, page 14.
Automatic Self-Cleaning Strainer Takes the Heat
Self-cleaning filter reduces production and maintenance costs at an iron and steel manufacturing plant. July/August 2019, page 18.
Heat Exchangers for Industrial Process Cooling
Use our Cooling Capabilities Chart on Heat Exchangers to find an exchanger maker that can help you solve your process challenges. March 2019, page 26.
Selecting a Process Heat Exchanger for Your Application
Weighing the pros and cons of each type of heat exchanger can help you evaluate them for a specific process to ensure a good fit. April 2019, page 16.
Evaporating Digestate with Heat Exchangers
Careful selection of the heat exchanger technology for the process aids in efficient evaporation operations. May 2019, page 36.
The Salsa Cooling Challenge
A custom heat exchanger design allows a salsa manufacturer to effectively cool the product and expeditiously clean-in-place between batches and shifts. July/August 2019, page 10.
HEAT TRANSFER FLUIDS
Alternative Heat Transfer Media for Freeze Drying
Though silicone oil typically is used as the heat transfer fluid for freeze-drying applications, mineral-oil and glycol fluids have physico-chemical properties that demonstrate a good fit. April 2019, page 25.
Heat Transfer Fluid Monitoring and Remediation
Fluid degradation can lead to expensive maintenance costs, shutdowns due to fouling and loss of heat transfer capacity. Fluid reclaiming allows a processor to reprocess and reuse degraded fluid. July/August 2019, page 35.
Low Temperature Heat Transfer Fluids
Our Cooling Capabilities Chart on Low Temperature Heat Transfer Fluids offers a side-by-side comparison of industrial low temperature heat transfer fluids. September 2019, page 28.
Heat Transfer Additives Help Provide Temperature Control
Additives help heat transfer fluid improves heat transfer flow at low temperatures. November/December 2019, page 23.
Plant Mechanical Equipment Room Safety
Gas detection equipment protects employees, the environment and the bottom line. April 2019, page 29.
Managing Refrigerant Costs
Locating and repairing refrigerant leaks can help mitigate hidden or potential expenses such as lost inventory, increased utility consumption, and damaged or overworked equipment. October 2019, page 10.
Process Cooling Equipment
Managing Cooling Emergencies with Temporary Equipment
Rental process cooling equipment can help mitigate the effects of catastrophic equipment downtime. January/February 2019, page 24.
Phoenix to Host Industrial Refrigeration Conference and Expo
Valley of the Sun will host engineers, end users, wholesalers, manufacturers and contractors involved in natural refrigeration using ammonia and carbon dioxide. March 2019, page 30.
AWT, WEFTEC, RETA: 3 Processing Shows
For those involved in the process industries, three shows this fall offer a chance to see new and upgraded products firsthand, learn about emerging technologies and network with others in the industry. September 2019, page 35.
See These Refrigeration Equipment Makers at RETA
For those involved in the process industries, three shows this fall offer a chance to see new and upgraded products firsthand, learn about emerging technologies and network with others in the industry. October 2019, page 40.
Monitoring Cold Storage in Research and Pilot-Plant Facilities
Industrial wireless networks provide a solution when pilot-scale laboratory facilities do not have the infrastructure to support industrial instrumentation. January/February 2019, page 17.
Factors Driving Change for Industrial Refrigeration Systems
New technologies and new designs are changing — and optimizing — the future of industrial refrigeration and freezing systems. May 2019, page 18.
All About Open-Drive, Hermetic or Clear-Liquid Refrigeration Pumps
Get tips on selecting a pump for a refrigeration unit and troubleshooting advice to ensure the pump installed in your application works at its highest efficiency. October 2019, page 29.
Minimizing the Risk of Corrosion during Repairs and Layup
Vapor-phase and migrating corrosion inhibitors can help minimize corrosion and protect new or laid up chillers and cooling towers. January/February 2019, page 12.
High Water Efficiency Achieved with Water Treatment System
One margarine manufacturer needed a water treatment technology that would help control overall costs while reducing water consumption. March 2019, page 20.
Predicting Calcium Carbonate Scaling Accurately
Compare and understand the most common calcium carbonate scale prediction methods for cooling waters. Learn where and why some methods are inaccurate. April 2019, page 9.
Effective Water Treatment
Water treatment suppliers can help you maintain the water chemistry needed to protect your process equipment. Evaluate water treatment service providers using our Cooling Capabilities Chart. July/August 2019, page 21.
Working with Suppliers to Minimize Corrosion Between Manufacturing and Installation
An appropriate protection plan based on the expected corrosion threat should be adopted. July/August 2019, page 28.
Water Technology for Saving Water
Real-world test shows electrochemical water treatment system reduces water use and energy use. July/August 2019, page 32.
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