Air Coolers


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Air Coolers
101031010111061030900 Air CoolersFin-Fan CoolersAir coolers are twice as expensive to purchase and install as water coolers. The great advantage of an air cooler is that it does not need cooling water. The difficult aspect of air cooling arises from the flow of air across the tubes.Most air coolers are either induced-draft or forced-draft, as shown in Fig. 19.1, the more common arrangement being forced-draft. The air is moved by rather large fans. The tubes are surrounded with foil-type fins, typically 1 inch high. Th…
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Norman P. Lieberman; Elizabeth T. Lieberman: Working Guide to Process Equipment, Fourth Edition. Air Coolers, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2014), AccessEngineering Export