October 17, 2023
cooling tower valves

Extending the Lifespan of Cooling Tower Equipment: Installing the Right Cooling Tower Valves

Water flow is a potent force, capable of delivering remarkable results when skillfully harnessed and controlled. Yet, in the context of industrial applications, this same force can become a source of chaos within a cooling tower system. Cooling tower valves, however, emerge as the essential guardians of this delicate equilibrium, […]
October 3, 2023

Checking for Leaks in Cooling Tower Valves: Controlling Water Flow with Vari-Flow Valves

Cooling towers play a crucial role in numerous industrial processes by controlling the temperature of equipment and materials. However, they often face challenges like blockages, scaling, and corrosion, which can disrupt their functionality and result in expensive downtime. To address these issues, many companies are turning to Vari-Flow valves and […]
September 29, 2023

What is a Traveling Water Screen?

Cooling towers are designed to endure in various applications for up to two decades. Nevertheless, unforeseen damages can potentially trigger the need for a hefty $125,000 replacement. While that price tag may seem daunting, the true cost lies beyond the financial aspect – it’s the extensive downtime and missed operational […]
August 24, 2023
cooling tower valves for water balancing

Maintenance for Cooling Tower Valves: How do Vari-Flow Valves Balance Water Flow?

Cooling towers are driven by water. Just like any river, creek, or stream, this water flow is powerful. The Colorado River created the Grand Canyon over centuries.  It achieved this simply by flowing.  As water moves through a cooling tower system, it can wreak havoc on the different components, apparatuses, […]
August 21, 2023

Stationary Screens: Preventing The Most Common Causes of Cooling Tower Damage

Water screens are installed in cooling tower basins to capture pieces of debris that can obstruct the flow of cooling water through the tubes in the heat exchanger. Stationary cooling tower screens of varying types are used in most cooling tower basins. While stationary screens are a generic defense of […]