The reason why heat exchangers have remained one of the most popular choices for modern electrical thermal management is because they’ve proven themselves over and over again in many different types of applications. The most common of those types is cooling electrical control panels and other enclosures, a process that often required the use of cumbersome solutions such as air conditioners or air compressors. With heat exchangers, companies have been able to reduce or eliminate their reliance on solutions, which has led to a wide range of benefits that often span across a company’s entire operation.
Their electrical equipment runs more efficiently
When companies upgrade their electrical cooling apparatus to more advanced heat exchangers, one of the most immediate benefits is the improvement to their electrical equipment’s efficiency. All electrical components give off waste heat as they operate. This heat can prove dangerous to the sensitive components if it isn’t managed properly, and the efficiency of a specific cooling solution can dictate how well the overall system works. Heat exchangers are designed to rapidly and continuously transfer waste heat in a loop, preventing it from accumulating into harmful heat pockets within an enclosure. Because they do so continuously, heat exchangers help most companies’ equipment run much more efficiently.
Their energy bills become much lower
When heat exchangers are used to improve an application’s thermal management efficiency, they also help companies lower their overall energy usage, which can be greatly impacted by the use of energy-intensive air conditioners and air compressors. Instead of the HVAC processes that air conditioners rely on, heat exchangers are designed to use an eco-friendly cooling fluid to absorb and transfer waste heat. This process requires only a fraction of the energy that’s usually required to circulate chilled air through an enclosure. The more heat exchangers companies replace their traditional cooling solutions with, the more energy they can save overall.
Their green efforts improve exponentially
Along with improved productivity and lower energy usage, another highly important benefit of modern heat exchangers is their ability to make the process of electrical cooling greener and more eco-friendly. Besides using more energy, solutions like air conditioners and air compressors also utilize chemicals and processes that might prove harmful to the surrounding environment. However, heat exchangers only require the use of an eco-friendly cooling fluid (such as water) and a well-designed apparatus for it to flow through, such as cold plates or heat pipes. This eliminates the more environmentally impactful processes that other solutions can commonly have.
For more information about how companies benefit when they upgrade to modern heat exchangers, call Noren Thermal Solutions in Taylor, TX, at 866-936-6736.