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What are Split System Chillers?

While most industrial process chillers come in packaged air-cooled and water-cooled systems, there is yet another type of unit to consider: split system chillers. With two distinct and separately installed sections, split system chillers feature an indoor evaporator and compressor and an outdoor air-cooled condenser. Available in single, dual, and tandem circuit configurations, split system chillers are a unique alternative for companies whose application environments cannot accommodate traditional packaged systems.

Read on to learn more about when to choose split system chillers, how they’re installed, and the various benefits they offer.

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What Is the Most Energy Efficient Chiller?

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The term ‘energy efficiency’ is now deeply ingrained in mainstream dialog, applying to everything from appliances to windows. And while many consumers have long recognized its potential value, energy conservation has also made its way into corporate responsibility programs and operational agendas.

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Do I Need a Storage or Recirculation Tank?

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While industrial chiller storage and recirculation tanks may appear similar on the surface, they have distinct operational differences that can dramatically affect your process chiller’s performance. In this decision guide, we’ll cover the benefits and considerations for storage and recirculation tanks, clearly teasing out the bottom line to help you determine the best option for your needs.

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What Type of Maintenance Does a Chiller Need?

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Industrial chillers are heat exchangers that remove process heat to keep brewing, dairy, food processing, medical, low-temp, and other industrial equipment running smoothly. While our high-quality engineered solutions are designed for optimal performance, adhering to a routine preventative chiller maintenance schedule is critical to your system’s longevity and efficiency. In this article, we’ll cover the basics of chiller maintenance, highlighting frequency recommendations, and providing additional hints for monitoring chiller performance.

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What Types of Packaged Water-Cooled Condensers are Used in Chillers?

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Many companies opt for packaged water-cooled chillers because they are quick to install, long-lasting, quiet, and energy-efficient. They’re found in many industrial applications, such as food processing and manufacturing. These highly efficient chillers use water from an external cooling tower to remove process heat from the condenser.

Situated between the compressor and expansion valve, water-cooled condensers function as a specialized heat exchanger that condenses the hot pressurized gas from the compressor into a liquid. In this article, we’re covering the three primary types of condensers we use in packaged water-cooled chillers.

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6 Advantages of Packaged Air-Cooled Chillers

Packaged air-cooled chillers are a quick-to-install solution for companies in industries such as food processing, dairy, and brewing. These systems include a condenser, compressor, and evaporator and use ambient air to extract heat from industrial processes. Attached air fans expedite the cooling process, enhancing the performance and efficiency. Many companies rely on air-cooled chillers to ensure their industrial processes run smoothly. If you’re considering a packaged air-cooled chiller for your company, factor the many benefits into your decision.

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Options for Low-Temp Chillers

Options for Low-Temp Chillers

Low-temp chillers are among the most complex industrial process cooling systems. A chiller in this category must successfully navigate the many challenges that impact such performance and efficiency factors as fluid viscosity, pump selection, and oil flow parameters. It’s for this very reason that low-temp chillers come with many options that you can customize to a specific application – low-temp chillers are not one-size-fits-all! In this article, we’ll guide you through some of the low-temp chiller options to help you determine the best process chiller for your unique application.

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The Main Components of a Process Chiller

Air-cooled and water-cooled industrial-grade chillers are critical for industrial processes, such as plastics, pharmaceuticals, commercial printing, and transportation manufacturing. Our clients also rely on them for brewing processes, dairy farm operations, and medical equipment processing. Both air-cooled and water-cooled chillers work by removing the heat from your processes so that your equipment stays cool, so they can keep running strong. In this post, we’re providing an insider look at the main components of a process chiller and the importance of each one.

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Differences Between Air-Cooled and Water-Cooled Chillers

Air-Cooled and Water-Cooled Drake ChillersIndustrial chillers are essential for keeping your equipment cool throughout its various processes. But not all chillers work in the same way – some cool the refrigerant using air and others use water. While they’re both effective in the right environment, each one has unique benefits and considerations to explore before taking the plunge. In this article, we’ll outline the differences between air-cooled and water-cooled chillers to help you determine the best one for your application and needs.

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The Importance of Refrigeration for Medical Equipment

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Refrigeration plays a pivotal role inthe function and performance of the medical equipment you rely on to enhance and save lives. With so much on the line, your components require a specialized chiller with a superior level of consistency and reliability. Industrial medical chillers deliver more temperature accuracy and capabilities designed specifically to maximize uptime so that you can run 24/7. 

This article will cover more on the right refrigeration methods to maximize component uptime, including the questions to ask before choosing the best one for your needs.