Should You Retrofit Old Tech with Heat Exchangers?

Heat exchangers have become popular enough that many forms of new technology incorporate them into their initial designs. Others are easy to upgrade with appropriate heat exchangers to boost their efficiency and productivity. However, sometimes, technology itself doesn’t need to be replaced, just its thermal management system. For such cases, it may be a good idea to retrofit the application with an appropriate, custom thermal management solution. Today, heat exchangers come in enough of a variety to meet the specific needs and demands of most applications. For those with older, specialized requirements, heat exchangers can often be customized for optimal results.

Why Upgrade Older Cooling Solutions?

Before heat exchangers, thermal management was one of the greatest challenges to innovating technology. Most other components performed optimally, and even today, there’s a wealth of older technologies that still operate efficiently. However, outdated and ineffective thermal management systems, like air conditioners and air compressing equipment, can still hinder their performance. Rather than upgrading entire systems, many companies can benefit from simply retrofitting their old but still viable tech with newer, more reliable heat exchangers. This allows them to boost the productivity of their systems, lower overall operating costs, and reduce their reliance on energy without having to completely revamp their entire operations.

Custom-Designing Thermal Management

The secret to creating modern thermal management solutions for older technology is the comprehensive design and analysis process. Like designing a solution for any other system, a team of thermal management, engineering, and design experts will work together to thoroughly analyze the system’s specifications and limits. Then, those specifications will be used to design a solution that meets them efficiently. Before producing the heat exchanger, the experts can test each component through rapid prototyping to ensure its success.

For more information about retrofitting older tech with modern heat exchangers, call Noren Thermal Solutions in Taylor, TX, at 866-936-6736.