As heat exchangers have become integral to an increasingly wider range of applications, their capabilities have also expanded greatly. From safely and efficiently cooling common electrical enclosures to providing high-performance, specialized thermal management solutions for many industry-specific processes, heat exchangers are well-known for helping companies overcome many different common thermal management challenges. This has made them a significant advantage for companies in nearly every industry, and has made the electrical cooling challenges that companies face seem much less difficult to overcome.
Boosting productivity while lowering energy usage
Two of the biggest challenges for modern thermal management include boosting the productivity of technology while also lowering the amount of energy companies need to dedicate to thermal management. Traditionally, the realm of thermal management has always been one where energy usage is high out of necessity. That’s because older, more traditional cooling solutions, including air conditioners and air compressors, require large amounts of energy to continue operating. By contrast, heat exchangers don’t; they’re designed to transfer heat continuously to prevent electrical overheating, which helps boost the rate of cooling while minimizing the amount of energy needed to facilitate it.
Providing consistently reliable electrical cooling
In addition to boosting productivity and lowering energy consumption, modern heat exchangers are also known for their high reliability and little or no unscheduled maintenance needs. This is due largely to how heat exchangers are constructed; unlike more traditional cooling solutions, they don’t come equipped with multiple, complex moving parts and machinery. Instead, heat exchangers are designed as heat pipes or cold plates that allow a cooling fluid to flow freely within a tightly contained loop. The fluid absorbs and transfers heat continuously within this loop, and can do so sustainably for long periods of time without needing repairs or maintenance.
Fitting into increasingly smaller spaces
As companies have been able to benefit from more streamlined electrical cooling, they’ve also continued to benefit from faster, more powerful, and smaller technological innovations. Thermal management solutions for advanced applications not only have to provide the high-performance electrical cooling that they demand, but to do so in increasingly smaller spaces. Heat exchangers make this easy by utilizing a heat transfer process that can easily be contained in highly adaptable heat exchanger designs. This means they can fit comfortably into unique spaces within innovative designs, without losing any of their productivity and cooling efficiency.
For more information about the thermal management challenges that heat exchangers make easier, call Noren Thermal Solutions in Taylor, TX, at 866-936-6736.