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Chiller Systems Process Chillers

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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Food processing

Is a glycol chiller safe for food?

Glycol Chiller Drake Chillers

When used in industrial-grade chillers, glycol is a coolant that functions as an antifreeze for specialized refrigeration and cooling systems. As opposed to ice or water only, a glycol chiller is especially useful for food processing applications, such as yogurt, ice cream, chocolate, and cold tables for salad bars and buffets. However, they’re also helpful in other environments, including breweries and dairy operations. The advantage lies in glycol’s ability to produce precise and consistent temperatures for optimal performance and efficiency.

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Chiller Systems Process Chillers

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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Process Chillers

How do Process Chillers work?

Process chillers for brewery, dairy, industrial, medical, and other applications help ensure your equipment stays cool during processing. How do they do that? In a nutshell, chillers work by delivering a continuous flow of refrigerant to the cold side of the evaporator at the desired temperature. A chiller then pumps the cooled  fluid through the process to remove heat from your equipment and funnel it back to the return side.

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Chiller Systems

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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Brewery

What Should I Look for in a Brewery Chiller?

Brewery Chiller - Beer

That first sip of a frothing pint of citrus- and pine-laced malty amber. The distinct effervescence of a floral hop-forward pale ale as it hits the tongue. The distinct aromatics of artisanal seasonal medleys that comprise an award-winning signature blend. These are just some of the nuances that tasters love about sipping their favorite brews, and it’s all made possible with dedication, ingenuity – and the right equipment. An industrial-grade brewery chiller can help you deliver these kinds of unforgettable experiences, but not every chiller lives up to the rigorous standards you expect for your brews.

In this post, we’ll outline some of the features to look for in a brewery chiller that will work as hard as you do, including:

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Chiller Systems Medical

The Importance of Refrigeration for Medical Equipment

CT Tomography Scanner

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.

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Chiller Systems Medical

What to Look For In a Medical Chiller

When it comes to medical equipment, everything is held to a higher standard. The generic chiller does not have the consistency nor reliability necessary to run with this much responsibility.

In this blog post, we’ll look at the role chiller systems play in medical devices, as well as some of the things you should look for when searching for medical chillers.

Chiller systems for medical devices

You’ll find chillers in several different medical applications, including MRIs, CT scanners, linear accelerators, PET scanners and body temperature management systems.