Applying Heat Exchanger Tech to Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

For companies in some industries, streamlining thermal management means more than just finding more affordable ways to keep electrical equipment cool. While important, electrical cooling is only one aspect of the multi-faceted thermal management needs of pharmaceutical companies. More efficient electrical cooling does allow these companies to save significantly on costs such as energy usage, maintenance, and overhead. However, the innovative way in which heat exchangers manage heat also gives them several other advantages in the realm of pharmaceutical manufacturing. For example, the fact that technology operates more efficiently means that the products pharmaceutical companies create are safer and of a much higher quality.

Safer and more efficient production processes

Pharmaceutical production and packaging has been a significant area in which automation has taken on a significant role. Most notably packaging, where pills and other medications are automatically packaged and shipped to appropriate retailers. Keeping this equipment running smoothly, without overheating, not only helps companies maintain consistent, profitable operations, but also ensures the integrity of the equipment used to package those medications. However, thermal management has a more direct impact on product quality in that pharmaceutical production involves extremely precise, complex chemical processes, which have to be conducted under tightly controlled temperatures.

More eco-friendly thermal management options

Modern heat exchangers provide the level of safety and efficiency that the pharmaceutical industry demands, and they do so while maintaining a high level of eco-friendliness. In a direct sense, the more efficient methods of transferring waste heat that heat exchangers use, such as phase-change cooling and natural/forced convection, are naturally more eco-friendly than more traditional solutions, like air conditioners. In a more indirect sense, heat exchangers also help lower the costs of operations such as pharmaceutical production by providing an alternative source of heat to facilitate the process.

For more information about how pharmaceutical companies apply heat exchanger technology, call Noren Thermal Solutions in Taylor, TX, at 866-936-6736.