dry cooling tower

dry cooling tower

[′drī ‚kül·iŋ ‚tau̇·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
A structure in which water is cooled by circulation through finned tubes, transferring heat to air passing over the fins; there is no loss of water by evaporation because the air does not directly contact the water.
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It either uses the water evaporation technique to transfer heat or is solely dependent on ambient air to cool the fluid, especially in the case of closed circuit dry cooling tower heat exchangers.
There are also six tanks of 150m 3 each to store any excess solar heat at 110[degrees]C, as well as dry cooling tower which will ensure the solar systems' temperature below 120[degrees]C should an exceptional situation arise.
The new entity will focus on supplying dry cooling technologies for power plants, which include air cooled condensers and indirect dry cooling tower (IDCT) systems, as well as moisture separator reheaters (MSRs).
A small gas-fired power plant in a rural location with a dry cooling tower that is considering adding cooling capacity would be a good candidate site for an AVE prototype, since it could be developed without risk to existing plant operation.
Tenders are invited for Supply, installation, testing and commissioning of dry cooling tower at cochin lpg bottling plant, kerala
For example, he did the design audit for the Kendal Natural Draught Dry Cooling Tower in South Africa, the largest indirect system in the world--six towers, each 165 meters high, with a base diameter of 163 meters.
Contract Awarded To Design And Supply An Indirect Dry Cooling Tower System, Which Includes Two Natural Draft Cooling Towers, At The HuaNeng Shanxi ZuoQuan Power Plant In China
Dry cooling towers have a higher average life expectancy and entail lesser maintenance.
COFIMCO, a manufacturer of aluminum fan assemblies and fiberglass components for wet and dry cooling towers and industrial ventilation applications, will become a stand-alone United Dominion business.
They will be built according to NF E 38-424 on the requirements adopted for the design of wet and dry cooling towers vis--vis the risk legionella.