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Brentwood Separator System
Process Cooling Loop Filtration: Installation Methods

In a recent blog article, we established the importance of mechanical filtration and reviewed a few common types for cooling tower applications. One of the key considerations for a tower owner when going through the selection process is to determine…

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Fouled Cooling Tower Fill
How to Select the Best Filtration System for your Cooling Tower

Why Your Tower May Need Mechanical Filtration Cooling towers are a type of heat exchanger that use direct contact between air and water to dissipate heat from a process to the outside environment. There are hundreds of processes that cooling…

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Understanding Cooling Tower Drift Rate
How Surfactants Affect Drift Rate

Drift is composed of entrained particles of water in the exit air stream of the cooling tower. Unlike the evaporated water that is pure, the drift particles will contain whatever soluble constituents are present in the circulating water. This could…

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Splash Fill Innovation

Splash fills have been used in cooling towers for almost as long as cooling towers have existed. The original splash fill designs of simple wood slats hung in a gridwork system, or platforms made of wood slats, eventually shifted toward…

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