Air inlet filtration provides benefits to both wet and dry cooling systems, either protecting fin coils from becoming blocked due to airborne contamination or reducing the amount of contamination that can be drawn into operating cooling towers. Fabrics are flexible, strong, lightweight and capable of operating in extreme conditions, making them ideal solutions to these applications.
IIAR’s Natural Refrigeration Conference & Heavy Equipment Show, an annual event that combines three days of exhibitions with a full conference program focused on natural refrigeration using ammonia and carbon dioxide, was cancelled on March 11 due to the worldwide pandemic, COVID-19.
Spig S.p.A., a subsidiary of Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, has been awarded a contract to provide cooling technologies and associated services for an industrial facility. The total contract value is more than $18 million over approximately 10 years.
A turnkey cooling system has cut the time it takes to chill a meat marinade by one-third, enabling a soup/sauce manufacturer to significantly increase production. Denver-based Ready Foods, after receiving a large order from a chain of restaurants, needed a solution that would enable it to decrease the length of time it took to cool the marinade from 200°F to 38°F.
The industrial cooling system market will surpass $25 billion by 2025, according to a research report by Global Market Insights Inc. The report cites an increasing demand for reliable, efficient cooling systems coupled with technological advancement. Such demand driving new cooling systems installations to enhance component and manufacturing operations.
Atlas Copco agreed to acquire Eurochiller S.r.l., an Italian manufacturer and distributor of industrial cooling equipment and related products. Based in Mortara, Eurochiller manufactures and services industrial cooling and heat-treatment products as well as related systems used in industrial manufacturing processes.
The top design priorities of thermal engineers in the IT equipment industry include cooling, according to a report by 6SigmaET. The engineering simulation software company surveyed more than 250 design engineers in the electronics cooling market to identify key trends shaping IT electronics in 2019.
Advanced Cooling Technologies (ACT) completed the acquisition of Parker Hannifin’s Precision Cooling Business (PCB), a supplier of pumped two phase cooling products for power electronics applications. All the PCB assets have been transferred to ACT’s Lancaster, Pa., facility and integrated into its Industrial Products Group.
Daikin Applied Europe opened a climatic test chamber designed to accommodate all cooling-specific applications. The facility in Cecchina, near Rome, offers testing to recognized International Standards across a range of operational modes in all climate conditions.