Manufacturing was one of the first and most impactful areas where heat exchangers made a difference, and today, the advanced thermal management technology continues to help companies change the way they operate. In industries that range from computer electronics and control panels to power production, oil and gas manufacturing, heat exchangers have paved the way for greener, more efficient, and more reliable thermal management processes. In addition to the savings that companies enjoy thanks to their reduced energy requirements, this impact also includes the ability for all industries to implement more eco-friendly processes without losing any productivity.
Higher Productivity, Lower Energy Consumption
Productivity and energy consumption aren’t the only benefits that heat exchangers bring to the manufacturing industry, but they are two of the most significant. The problem with more traditional thermal management solutions, like air conditioning, is that they were designed to operate in a way that consumes a lot of energy out of necessity. The machinery needed to generate cold air also requires frequent maintenance, which directly impacts employee productivity. With heat exchangers, thermal management becomes a much less cumbersome enterprise for both employees and the company’s energy consumption, which is essential for realizing the many other benefits heat exchangers offer.
Smaller Environmental Footprints
Without having to dedicate large amounts of capital and employee time to running and maintaining air conditioners, companies that rely on heat exchangers can instead invest in ways to transform other operations. For instance, because heat exchangers transfer heat instead of eradicating it with chilled air, they create an opportunity to utilize the heat as a free energy source for other processes (such as wastewater treatment). In many instances, heat exchanger technology makes it easier for manufacturing companies to both dissipate electrical waste heat and save on energy for other processes that require thermal management.
To learn more about what manufacturing looks like with heat exchangers, call Noren Thermal, Inc. in Taylor, TX, at 866-936-6736.