Companies across virtually every industry have implemented heat exchanger technology to address a wide range of thermal management needs. The more popular they become, the more companies realize that heat exchangers provide many more benefits than they initially expected. For example, in eliminating the need for traditional solutions such as air conditioners or air compressors, heat exchangers have given companies the freedom to streamline their electrical cooling applications in several beneficial ways.
Cooling solutions that don’t produce waste
Reducing waste in all forms is one of the biggest challenges for any industry, though thermal management isn’t always recognized as a potential source of it. However, when companies rely on air conditioners, there’s a risk of Freon leaking from the unit. If the cooling unit isn’t sealed properly, then it (and other potentially hazardous substances) could cause significant problems. Heat exchangers don’t utilize contaminating fluids, relying instead on solutions such as water to collect and transfer heat.
Cooling strategies that use less energy
Heat exchangers also don’t need complicated equipment to keep their cooling fluid circulating. They don’t push out air as air conditioners do, but rather keep their fluid circulating to collect waste heat and transfer it away. This can be accomplished with methods such as natural/forced convection, conduction, and phase-change cooling – all of which occur naturally or with the help of minimal external equipment. This means they don’t require vast amounts of energy to keep working continuously.
Cooling units that take up less space
Heat exchangers come in a wide variety of shapes, sizes, and operating capacities, and they can often fit into most applications while taking up a minimal amount of space. This gives companies even more freedom to maximize their operations by leaving more room for advanced equipment.
For more information about how heat exchangers address most electrical cooling challenges, call Noren Thermal Solutions in Taylor, TX, at 866-936-6736.