Cooling Towers Cleaning Maintenance for Winter

Cooling Tower4An ideal environment is provided by cooling towers for the growth and incubation of many organisms, including the Legionella bacteria. This problem is exacerbated by periods of non-use (winter lay-up). A consistent biocide program can reduce the risks, but it is ideal to clean a cooling tower at least twice a year. All cooling towers should be thoroughly disinfected at a minimum of twice per year, according to the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Technical Manual. Here are a few winter cleaning and maintenance tips to ensure your cooling tower remains safe during this season.

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Common Types and the Benefits of Ceramic Coating

000000021125Ceramic coating is one of the most common and versatile types of coatings that we apply at Plant, Equipment and Services. Our ceramic coating process feeds a variety of ceramic material compositions to create high quality coatings that enhance performance of the underlying surface. The particular coating process chosen and the ceramic materials selected depend on factors such as coating functionality, thickness required and other economic considerations. This article will discuss the common types of a ceramic materials, their uses and the benefits of ceramic coatings.

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Chiller Maintenance During the Winter

Condenser 1 beforeWith cool weather upon us, now is the time to have maintenance on your building’s chilled water system. If your chiller, condensate pans or cooling tower could use a coating system to protect and preserve your equipment, contact us today! We probably already work for your chill water maintenance provider, Carrier, JCI-York, Daikin-Mcquay, Trane and others. Plant Equipment & Services uses the highest quality of products and offers the best service and warranties compared to anyone else in the industry.

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Cooling Towers and the Importance of Maintenance

Cooling Tower4Cooling towers are used to cool down water that goes through chillers and other heat exchanger equipment. Ultimately, it is a heat rejection device which utilizes the evaporative cooling process to transfer waste heat from the atmosphere. Not having your cooling tower properly maintained can lead to leaks and standing water which can attract mosquitoes. It is extremely important to have your cooling tower properly maintained, especially with summer right around the corner and mosquitoes being quite popular around this time of year.

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Ceramic Coating Technology Increases Pump Performance

Chemical Pump Impeller FinishedPumping systems account for 20 percent of the world’s electrical demand and the cost of energy represents 95 percent of the cost to run pumping equipment, so it is no surprise that all industry would benefit from any solutions aimed at increasing pump performance.

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Fluid Flow Protection

IMG_0991 (6)The PES-Metal ceramic enhanced product range is based on the latest solvent free epoxy technology and is ideally suited to rebuilding and resurfacing equipment and components in a fluid flow environment.

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PES 574 Fastfill Plug

7650161PES 574 is a high performance mortar designed for use as a heavy duty repair system for concrete and mineral surfaces.

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PES 574 Grout

7650161PES 574 is a high performance mortar designed for use as a heavy duty repair system for concrete and mineral surfaces.

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PES 202 Ceramic Repair Fluid

7650161PES 202 Ceramic Repair Fluid is a two component solvent free epoxy metal repair fluid. The product has been designed for use on a wide range of metallic surfaces subject to abrasion and impact. The product is suitable for emergency repairs or part of planned maintenance to equipment such as worn impellers, damaged valves, eroded separator housings, damaged pump casings, eroded pipe work, propellers, bow thrusters, rudders, corroded water boxes and eroded end plates and tube sheets.

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PES 201 Ceramic Repair Paste

pes_201_ceramic_repair_paste_2PES 201 Ceramic Repair Paste is a two component solvent free epoxy metal repair compound. The product has been designed for use on a wide range of metallic surfaces subject to abrasion and impact. The product is suitable for emergency repairs or part of planned maintenance to equipment such as worn impellers, damaged valves, eroded separate housings, damaged pump casings, eroded pipe work, propellers, bow thrusters, rudders, corroded water boxes and eroded end plates and tube sheets.

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