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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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
Ideal for large power plants located in areas that are arid or subject to restricted water usage, SPX Cooling Technologies% indirect dry cooling tower system features SPX%s patent-pending Mega Delta technology.
Ambient temperature and wind speed are two important factors affecting the dry cooling tower performance.
Wei and Zheng studied the unfavorable effects of wind of efficiency of the dry cooling tower and came into conclusion that the tower efficiency decreases due to inappropriate distribution of pressure at inlet and destruction of ascending warm air bulk [6].
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).
SEC-SPX JV) provide air cooled condensers (ACC) to the Hami and Tianshan power plants located in China, as well as an indirect dry cooling tower (IDCT) to the Guojin power plant, and an indirect natural draft cooling system to the Junzheng Wuhai coal-fired power plant.
to manufacture and install an indirect dry cooling tower (IDCT) system for the DatangWu'an power plant.
May 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SPX Corporation (NYSE: SPW) today announced that its Thermal Equipment and Services segment has been awarded a contract worth approximately $33 million 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.
10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SPX Corporation today announced that its Thermal Equipment and Services segment has been awarded a contract of approximately $36 million to design and supply an indirect dry cooling tower (IDCT) system at the Huaneng Qinling Power Plant in China.
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.
PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-13 Cooling Towers - An Introduction II-13 Cooling Tower Systems - Basic Design II-13 Classification of Cooling Towers II-13 Direct (or Open) Cooling Tower II-13 Indirect (or Closed) Cooling Tower II-14 Cooling Towers Classification by Function II-14 Forced/Natural Draft Towers II-14 Induced/Mechanical Draft Towers II-14 Cooling Towers Classification by Availability (Prepackaged or Customized) II-14 Based on Design II-15 Dry Cooling Towers II-15 Wet Cooling Towers II-15 Hybrid Cooling Towers II-16 Design Systems II-16 Design Factors II-16 Based on Raw Material II-17 Fiberglass Reinforced Polymer based Cooling Towers II-17 Wood II-17 Concrete II-18 Steel II-18 Plastic - An Edge Over Conventional Ones II-18