cooling tower


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cool·ing tower

(ko͞o′lĭng)
n.
A large tower or similar structure typically attached to a power plant through which water is circulated to lower its temperature by partial evaporation.

cooling tower

n
(General Engineering) a tall hollow structure in which steam is condensed or water that is used as a coolant in some industrial process is allowed to cool for reuse by trickling down a surface
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Noun1.cooling tower - a cooling system used in industry to cool hot water (by partial evaporation) before reusing it as a coolantcooling tower - a cooling system used in industry to cool hot water (by partial evaporation) before reusing it as a coolant
cooling, cooling system - a mechanism for keeping something cool; "the cooling was overhead fans"
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cooling tower

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cooling tower

ntorre f di raffreddamento or refrigerazione
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At its most basic level, an induction furnace cooling system includes pumps circulating water through the furnace to absorb heat and on to a cooling tower where that heat is released.
In addition, ICS says there is a necessity to bleed off a similar amount of water in order to avoid residual solids left in the cooling tower base tank clogging up the tower.
It typically takes two days to clean a cooling tower using a process that involves adding cleaning agents and sanitizers to the water circulating through the unit and then shutting it down to drain the water so that workers can scrub and pressure-wash the tower.
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Tim Bozic, President of ICS, said, "The fact that TEC and TTCL selected us for this landmark project, with the contract ratified by Petronas, is a testament to our record of global engineering excellence in complex cooling tower design and supply projects.
A traditional cooling tower drive system consists of an AC motor, a gearbox, pillow block bearings and shaft couplings to achieve the air flow required.
Application-Meters are required on the make-up water and the blow down line of a cooling tower.
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].
A pair of cooling towers currently being completed at Kalisindh in India, are believed to be the tallest in the world.
Professor Hugh Pennington said operating an unsafe cooling tower was like "running a lorry with bad brakes".
Able UK managing director Andrew Jacques said: "Since acquiring the Thorpe Marsh site in 1995 we have undertaken a great deal of work at the site but the main structures still remaining are the cooling towers.
It is not used to identify the specific fault in cooling towers and chillers, such as cooling tower fill packing fouling, fan motor degradation, chiller condenser fouling, compressor motor degradation, etc.