While advanced manufacturing and other forms of technology become increasingly more diverse, they still rely on concepts like electrical enclosures and control panels to power that technology. Because these enclosures and panels hold the most powerful components of electrical equipment, they are often the focal point of a system’s electrical waste heat. Therefore, electrical enclosures and control panels are often the most important focuses of advanced thermal management solutions, such as heat exchangers that effectively and efficiently cool electrical enclosures of all sizes. In most cases, heat exchangers cool control panels better and with higher energy efficiency than other modern thermal management solutions.
The Importance of Cooling Control Panel
When any piece of electrical equipment overheats, it can lead to damaged and/or malfunctioning equipment. Depending on the level of damage, that piece of equipment may need to be replaced. However, if the same overheating occurs within a control panel, then all of the systems that the panel controls can also be affected. At minimum, those systems will have to be shut down while the components within the control panel are repaired or replaced. At worst, the malfunction could lead to overheating and system overloads in other areas, as well. To avoid such complications, companies rely more on advanced heat exchanger technology, which offers more reliable results than solutions such as air conditioners or air compressors.
The Advantages of Modern Heat Exchangers
There are several reasons why heat exchangers are often preferred for cooling control panels. For instance, heat exchanger units are smaller than other solutions, so they can fit more comfortably into a wider range of applications. Once in place, heat exchangers can consistently transfer waste heat to prevent it from creating dangerous heat pockets, all without relying on complicated, costly equipment or hazardous coolants and chemicals.
For more information about why heat exchangers cool control panels better than other solutions, call Noren Thermal Solutions in Taylor, TX, at 866-936-6736.