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To cool a pressure transducer

Client

Cristalerias Toro SAIC

Cristalerías Toro SAIC based in Santiago, Chile has produced glass containers since 1952.
   
Supplying wine pisqueras, liquor factories, food producers, pharmaceutical companies and businesses that produce cosmetics, they work with five colours of glass, former green, white industrial, dried leaves, amber and cosmetic white.  They also produce neutral glass ampoules and vials for the pharmaceutical industry.

Objective

    To cool a pressure transducer which controls the flow of water during the production of glass containers
    To dissipate 1,479 kW when cooling 280 US GPM water from 65ºC to 45ºC, in a design ambient of 40ºC dry bulb
Solution
Customised dedicated sealed and closed circuit water cooling system

The cooling system was designed so that the coolant, in this case a water mixture is continuously recirculated to avoid water loss and eliminate water costs.

The system comprised:

    Two Air Blast Radiators, each having 8 x 2.2 kW fans drawing air over aluminium finned copper tubes, each fitted with two x Digital Fan Control Thermostats

•    Hot water from the equipment to be cooled is pumped through a matrix of extended surface area tubes to maximise efficiency.  Cool ambient air is induced, or forced, across the cooling matrix of the air blast radiator and is exhausted without any contact between the air and the water.  Cooled, uncontaminated water is then returned to the equipment to be cooled

    One non-ferrous ‘Sealed’ Dual Pump Module Cu3000-D, fitted with 2 x 18.5 kW pumps (one duty, one standby).  Each pump rated to deliver the required system flow rate at a pressure differential of approximately 6.5 bar measured at the pump

•    Hot process water is drawn into an oxygen removal system.  Any transferred air is automatically separated from the fluid by purely physical means.  It is then driven out of the unit without permitting the fluid to contact the atmosphere.  The fluid passes an opening of the system expansion facility where the required expansion or contraction is accommodated.  A safety valve is fitted to release any excessive pressure.  Water is drawn into either of two pumps, one as a standby where dual pumps are fitted.  The pump creates a system flow at an appropriate pressure to compensate for the total process water system pressure drop.  A separate initial fill facility is fitted which automatically compensates for any minor system losses

    One Electrical Control Panel

•    To accommodate basic manual switching control at the lower end of the range up to fully automatic control systems at the other.  The latter may include such functions as automatic start/stop of the system, automatic motor failure changeover, thermal/pressure control of equipment, function display, alarm system, remote panel indication
  • Result
  • Reduction in operating costs
  • Improved performance
  • Improved reliability – sediment free water
  •  Water conservation
  • Considerable energy savings
  • Reduction in corrosion
  • Elimination of lime scale
  • Reduction in maintenance costs
  • Significant reduction of downtime for servicing and/or maintenance purposes
  • Elimination of water treatment and associated costs
  • Extended life of system
Endorsement

Jorge Muñoz, Engineering Manager, Cristalerias Toro SAIC, said “We have a very good relationship with Stadco Cooling, which has been built over a number of years.  They always interpret our requirements correctly, are very reliable and responsive.  The equipment works very well and we’ve never had any problems.  We value their products and service very highly”.

Please visit the Stadco Cooling website: www.stadco-cooling.co.uk or
www.cristoro.cl
For further information please contact:
David Watson    Stadco Cooling    + 44 (0)1743 452628    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Jorge Muñoz    Cristalerías Toro SAIC    00 562 437 4500    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Heather Love    HML Business Support    + 44 (0)7753 311170    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Stadco Cooling, a subsidiary of Stadco Automotive Ltd and the Stadco group of companies, pioneered the use of totally sealed air blast cooling systems. Today, their extended range is capable of supplying total cooling systems for both industrial and commercial applications.

Based in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, they have extensive experience of designing both sealed and open cooling systems, offering very strong consultancy and design skills and have supplied across a diverse range of sectors.  
Their expertise is in the design and delivery of bespoke systems, which meet the needs of the customer with regard to the most economical and cost effective solutions.

Over the years the company has maintained a reputation for providing quality, cost effective, dependable and technically innovative cooling systems.

Success through innovation and technical excellence is based on the needs of their customers, where they take pride in exceeding customer expectations.

Cristalerías Toro SAIC has produced glass containers since 1952.   
Supplying wine pisqueras, liquor factories, food producers, pharmaceutical companies and businesses that produce cosmetics, they work with five colours of glass, former green, white industrial, dried leaves, amber and cosmetic white.  They also produce neutral glass ampoules and vials for the pharmaceutical industry.