Corrosion under insulation is the primary damage mechanism that affects the integrity of ammonia piping. A proactive approach to maintaining an ammonia system will help aovid factors that are catalysts for corrosion under insulation.
Increasingly efficient designs are allowing for air conditioners with greater cooling performance, which means industries with larger thermal management needs can now consider thermoelectric cooling technology.
In just a few short months, the inaugural Process Heating & Cooling Show will open. If you haven’t already, now is the time to register and make plans to attend this event, which offers a unique focus on process heating and cooling during the manufacturing process.
Maple Leaf Foods (MLF), a Canadian producer of meat and plant-based proteins, saw an opportunity to reduce natural gas usage in its boiler system by using the heat generated by the facility’s ammonia refrigeration system.
ICS Cool Energy is expanding and increasing its investment in its rental fleet and process cooling solutions in Europe. The company expects to see its rental fleet grow by more than 20 percent in 2022 compared to 2019.
A battery manufacturing facility in Sweden will use wastewater for its cooling needs. Northvolt is building a battery factory adjacent to a Volvo plant in Torsland. Using potable water for cooling is not ideal, so the company will use the effluent treated at the local sewage plant to fulfill its cooling requirements.
The demand for environmentally friendly cooling systems is driving chiller manufacturers to innovate. As a result, Pro-Refrigeration Inc., a supplier of industrial chillers, developed the idea of a CO2 chiller and determined that Danfoss components had the capacities and safety ratings to meet the needs of the project.
Design-build firm A M King completed its second project for food distributor Cheney Brothers Inc. (CBI) in Statesville, N.C. A 72,142 ft2 dry warehouse expansion provides an additional 7,000 pallet positions and a larger loading dock.
FreezPak Logistics, a third-party food logistics company, will open a cold-storage facility in Miami, Fla., in December 2022. It will increase the New Jersey-based company’s capacity to 60 million ft3 of space.
Provender Partners, a food-related industrial buildings investor, acquired a 469,673 ft2 distribution portfolio that serves as the Midwest food and convenience channel supply chain for Core-Mark, for approximately $24 million.
Drew Turner, the Global Marketing Manager for Danfoss Sector Integration, will speak at the Process Heating & Cooling Show on June 16 about combining process cooling and heating systems via electrification to help facilities achieve decarbonization goals.