Cooling Tower System Audit for a Tough Mining Compressed Air Application

Cooling Tower System Audit for a Tough Mining Compressed Air Application


Introduction

Air compressors are very effective heaters. Over eighty percent of the energy input from the motor is converted into compression heat. That heat must be rejected from the compressor package in a way that maintains a variety of temperatures in a reliable manner. The laws of physics demand that the air temperatures go up with compression.


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