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Function Of Air Inlet Louvers In Cooling Tower

Jul. 12, 2019

The primary function of the air inlet louvers in a cooling tower is to act as a barrier for sunlight, noise, water splash-out and debris while also improving the airflow of the cooling tower and improving it’s appearance. With age and especially when air inlet louvers are not properly maintained, scaling can restrict the airflow efficiency and performance of the cooling tower operation. Air inlet louvers also prevent sunlight from entering into the cooling tower. Preventing sunlight from reaching the basin is critical to prevent algae growth. Uncontrolled sunlight and algae growth cuts into your bottom line due to the increase in chemical costs. They also lower the amount of splash out of your cooling tower which preserves your water. Water inside the cooling tower many times is already filtered and treated with chemicals, so keeping it in the system means spending less on treating new water and chemicals to treat it.

With age and especially when the air inlet louvers are not properly maintained scaling can make access and removal much more difficult. Scaled louvers also can cut into your efficiency by restricting air flow. With various coatings and materials we produce, sell direct, and install you have a wide selection to fit the individual needs of your location, your industry, and your needs.