November 2005

Trends and Resources

HP Construction: Monitor cooling water quality – Part 1

Refineries and petrochemical plants use large volumes of water for indirect cooling. The cooling tower (Fig. 1) removes heat from water via evaporation and returns the water to the heat exchangers to ..

Huchler, L. A., MarTech Systems, Inc.

Refineries and petrochemical plants use large volumes of water for indirect cooling. The cooling tower (Fig. 1) removes heat from water via evaporation and returns the water to the heat exchangers to cool processing streams. Recirculating cooling water requires chemical additives to minimize corrosion, deposition and microbiological fouling on heat transfer equipment and to maintain reliability of the system to industry standards.  Fig. 1     Heat exchange processes occurring within the cooling water tower. System-health monitoring of cooling water provides the most definitive informat

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