One of the principle reasons why companies choose to switch their electrical thermal management systems over to heat exchangers is to save costs, particularly those associated with energy usage. Traditionally, the solutions used to keep electrical control panels and other enclosures cool involved equipment such as air conditioners or air compressors, which often required large amounts of energy to power continuously. One of the first and most important advantages of heat exchangers was their ability to provide the same level of thermal management with just a fraction of the energy. Today, lower energy costs are still an important advantage, though modern heat exchangers help companies save much more as they become increasingly more popular.
Their investments in advanced technology
The performance of a technological application’s cooling system plays a significant role in the application’s overall operation. It can’t run efficiently or at optimal performance if the system isn’t properly cooled. This need has become increasingly more complex as technology has advanced over the last several decades, and heat exchangers have often been the catalyst for advanced cooling that more innovative technologies require. The ability to implement more advanced technologies without having an accompanying spike in electrical cooling costs has made it easier for companies in all industries to revolutionize their operations.
The time usually spent on cooling maintenance
The amount of energy that traditional cooling systems require isn’t the only thing that heat exchangers improved on. The way they use less energy is by utilizing principles of transferring heat, rather than chilling electrical enclosures. Instead of complicated machinery and equipment, transferring heat only requires an eco-friendly cooling solution and a streamlined heat exchanger unit that allows it to flow freely. The fluid absorbs waste heat as soon as it’s produced, transfers the heat to a depository (such as a heat sink), and then completes the loop to continue absorbing and transferring heat continuously. Because transferring heat is more streamlined, heat exchangers don’t consist of complex parts that require frequent repairs or maintenance.
The environment surrounding them
The ability to transfer heat using little more than an eco-friendly cooling fluid (rather than harmful chemicals, such as Freon) means heat exchangers are also a more environmentally friendly thermal management solution. Minimal energy usage and a more eco-friendly cooling process give heat exchangers the ability to help companies significantly lower their environmental footprints, which minimizes any negative impact on the environment around them. For more information about what heat exchangers can help companies save, call Noren Thermal Solutions in Taylor, TX, at 866-936-6736.