Can you imagine your community viewing industrial cooling equipment at your plant as cherished landmarks? Such is the case for four cooling towers at Ironbridge Power Station in Shropshire, which have stood since 1969. Once one of the United Kingdom’s largest plants, Ironbridge provided power for 750,000 homes.
While drift eliminators are important with any industrial process cooling tower, they are just as important at facilities like football stadiums. When the fill and drift eliminators on an on-site cooling tower at a popular NFL stadium in the U.S. needed to be replaced, Brentwood Industries was up for the job.
Spig S.p.A., a subsidiary of Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises Inc., completed a cooling tower upgrade project at Bell Bay, Tasmania. Spig provided a fiberglass-reinforced plastic cooling tower refurbishment to help ensure long plant life and avoid production downtime.
The 2020 AHR Expo announced its full schedule of sessions for the its education program, including more than 200 free seminars, new product and technology presentations, professional certifications and continuing education courses. The 2020 AHR Expo will be held February 3-5 in Orlando, Fla.
A project to refurbish a cooling tower for a methanol production facility in Damietta, Egypt, is complete. Babcock & Wilcox Spig (Spig), a subsidiary of Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, managed the project.
Cleanliness in a cooling tower is important for several reasons. Soiling on the cooling surfaces in cooling towers reduces cooling capacity and increases the power consumption of the fans. Impurities can lead to the formation of Legionella, which can be discharged by the air movement of the fans or by the natural draft of the cooling tower.
Total Olefins Antwerp upgraded its cooling equipment, replacing 12 existing cooling tower cells with six new units. Babcock & Wilcox subsidiary Spig S.p.A. handled the cooling tower upgrade project at the Antwerp, Belgium, production facility. It was undertaken to improve the plant’s performance, Spig says. The project was completed on schedule without disrupting the plant’s production capacity.
One cooling tower equipment maker has developed a video series on best practices for installing its Marley NC cooling tower. Produced by SPX Cooling Technologies, the continuing video series includes four already-released episodes.