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Fill Fouling & The Effect On Tower Performance

Just what are the effects of fouling on a fill, and what does it mean for overall tower performance? This is a question that Brentwood has been researching for a few years. As film fills have evolved and tower owner/operators…

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Why might an owner not choose the highest efficiency fill for his tower repack?

This question is one we walk through on a regular basis with many of our customers. We also perform a lot of thermal runs using our STAR program to model towers and compare the benefits of using a cross-fluted fill…

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The Benefits of Reducing Splash-Out

Splash-out is one of those small issues with a tower that we always plan to fix, but it has a tendency to fall to the bottom of the priority list. However, with summer coming to an end and fall work…

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Fill Fouling Fundamentals

Fill fouling is the deposition of material on the fill’s heat transfer surfaces. It involves one or more of the following processes: 1) biological fouling due to biofilm development, 2) deposition of suspended solids due to sedimentation, 3) scaling of…

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