In this issue of Process Heating & Cooling, advice on how to develop a refrigerant-management plan, explore how plate heat exchangers can help improve process efficiency, routine maintenance of boilers can ensure high efficiency and much more!
The key to help industrial refrigeration facilities meet their specialized needs, stay compliant and remain productive as well as profitable is knowing how to design and implement a refrigerant-management plan that supports the business in the present and future.
When choosing which low temperature heat transfer fluid to use for your process, data such as density, viscosity and pour point need to be taken into consideration. In Process Cooling’s annual Cooling Capabilities Chart on Low Temperature Heat Transfer Fluids, we have compiled all of the data you need to choose a fluid for low temperature heat transfer fluid processes.
In an interview with editor Linda Becker, Andrew Pansulla of the Chemours Company talks about some of the challenges the industrial refrigeration industry is facing right now and how the regulatory environment is driving changes in refrigerant use — and development.
Cold Jet plans to consolidate its two Cincinnati facilities into a newly renovated facility in Loveland, Ohio, by the end of August 2023. The provider of dry ice technology cites sustained company growth in the last two years as a driver for the new $4.9 million facility, which will house the headquarters, manufacturing and production all under one roof.
An industrial chiller at the European Space Agency’s (ESA’s) ESTEC technical center in the Netherlands provides cold water throughout the facility, helping to maintain clean rooms and key test equipment at optimal temperatures.
Netherlands-based Nouryon has been granted a U.S. patent for its LumaTreat tagged polymer products, which enable customers to measure available deposit-control agents in water treatment systems and reduce polymer and water usage during treatment.
Danfoss named Pro Refrigeration Inc. as its 13th EnVisioneer of the Year. The Auburn, Wash.-based manufacturer and supplier of chillers for the industrial and beverage processing market used Danfoss components to develop its PROGreen CO2 chiller system.
Tecogen, a supplier of on-site heating and cooling equipment, is establishing a business unit focused on controlled-environment agriculture (CEA). According to the company, food crop CEA is a natural progression from its sales of equipment to cannabis CEA facilities.
The recycling of produced water for beneficial reuse, including industrial applications such as cooling towers and power generation, is the focus of exclusive technology licensing agreements Tetra Technologies Inc. has executed with KMX Technologies LLC and Hyrec Holdings Co.
Stellar and Dot Foods broke ground on a 179,000 ft2 distribution center in Manchester, Tenn. The facility will house a 78,000 ft2 ammonia refrigeration cold dock, freezer and cooler area and an 83,000 ft2 dry storage area.
Sierra Supply Chain Services opened Sierra Cold, a $65 million cold-storage facility in Hamilton, Ontario. The facility includes nearly 164,000 ft2 of cold-storage space and over 36,000 pallet positions.
A facility under development will integrate cold-storage solutions with ocean transit and drayage, refrigerated inland trucking, blast/quick freezing, USDA meat inspections and boxing/repacking. Performance Team, a Maersk Co., plans to open a cold-storage facility in Charleston, S.C., to serve imports and exports in the first quarter of 2023.