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polymer emulsion quenching tank with cooling module



Elegant Design

Good design of any cooling system starts with a clear understanding of the host operation and its behaviour. Effective interfacing of a variable load or batch-continuous operation with its cooling equipment is necessary to ensure that the rejection stage runs at maximum efficiency over the full duration of the cycle. A well-designed system will respond organically to imposed loads, with minimal recourse to automated control devices so that it needs no more than (say) an inverter drive or temperature switch to modulate its response. Even when the maths and physics behind an operation might call for some effort, efficiently designed process cooling systems should be elegant in the simplicity of their behaviour and construction.


Dissipator Optimization

Dove Thermal has developed push-pull load management modules to optimize the size and power consumption of radiator, cooling tower, or chiller serving a process; also, manifolded header systems to decouple source and sink behaviours, and split load distribution between different types of dissipator. The forty years' experience behind our industrial and process cooling systems assure their value, reliability and long working life.


Quenching

Quenching is a fundamental process cooling operation, and entail intimate contact with the operating fluid. This is essential for liquid phase processes where substrates are above quenchant saturation temperature – whether water, aqueous emulsion, mineral oil, or synthetic heat transfer fluid. Various methods may be employed to that end, depending upon whether the operation is being undertaken in air, or submerged in the quenchant. Effective recovery treatment and recirculation are necessary for either method, and are significant factors affecting operational economy. Dove Thermal has developed a free-standing polymer quench tank design incorporating refrigeration equipment for rapid and accurate tempering of the quenchant (as shown in the isometric).

Links to related main site pages:

Process Cooling Systems and Quench Cooling

Process Refrigeration and Fridge Plant

Refrigeration and Airconditioning

HVACR and Marine Aircon

Custom Chillers

Ice Making


Dove Thermal Products

Coolant Management Modules; Drying Tunnels
Steam-Heated Calorifiers; Thermal Oil Heaters
Shell-and-Tube Heat Exchangers; HTF Heaters
Thermal Fluid Heaters; HTF-Heated Calorifiers
Packaged Quench Plants; Air Handling Units
Balance-of-Plant Modules; Cooling Tunnels

Dove Thermal Services

Forensic Engineering; HVRAC Engineering
Consult-Design-Construct Services
Thermal Engineering Consultancy
Process Plant & Process Design
Thermal Fluid Heating Systems
Environmental Systems Design

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ST14 8QX, United Kingdom

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