How Pumps Work

How Pumps Work

Many of us look at a pump and think, ‘that’s cool’ but how does it work? What is it that drives your fluid to the process? It’s not a mystical box that works with the wave of a magic wand. Let’s start with the components of a pump. The...
How to Choose the Right Process Cooling Chiller

How to Choose the Right Process Cooling Chiller

So your company needs a new chiller for your plant’s manufacturing process. How do you decide which chiller is right for you? It can be a daunting task for any plant manager or engineer to make the right decision. You make the wrong one and there can be big...

Propylene Oxide Chillers

What Is Propylene Oxide? Propylene Oxide is a highly reactive chemical that is used to make polyurethane (in its base form), propylene glycol, and propylene glycol ethers to name a few. Propylene glycol is probably the most widely known resultant of propylene oxide....

How to Calculate Process Chiller Loads

Many times we will have a customer call in and request a chiller quote from us. When we ask the customer what size chiller he or she needs, the answer is occasionally, “I think a 10 ton chiller?” (We use “10 ton” as an example only). The...

Industrial Chillers

Industrial chillers take the principles behind a home air conditioning system and take it to the next level. These coolers do more than create chilled fluid They can also cool air or a refrigerant. While some industrial chillers are used for air conditioning, others...

How to Choose An Industrial Chiller

Initially, choosing a chiller may not seem like a hugely important decision. You may assume that any chiller will get the job done, and that there is no need to spend significant amounts of time debating the merits of one chiller versus another. While it’s true that...