An air to air heat exchanger is an efficient way to remove heat from electrical enclosures. Apart from two fans, there are no moving parts, and energy consumption is negligible. By utilizing innovative heat pipe technology, air to air heat exchangers are able to transfer heat from inside the enclosure to the external air and are suitable for use in sealed NEMA 12, 4, and 4X enclosures. Continue reading →
Filtered fans are traditionally thought of as the least expensive enclosure cooling option. In terms of up-front costs, this is a true statement. However, if you consider the long-term costs of using a filtered fan solution that does not protect electrical components from dirt and dust in the environment, filtered fans can actually cost you more in the long run.
When electrical components are exposed to contaminants such as dirt, dust, humidity, or corrosive vapors, they can become damaged and eventually fail. Selecting a cooling solution that protects the components inside an enclosure from outside contaminants can save you money on expensive equipment repairs, employee downtime, and equipment replacement.
The world relies on dependable telecommunications to stay connected. From smart phones to satellites, telecom products are an essential part of both work and play. Consider the types of telecom electronics most people use every day, often without even knowing it. The office server, the electronics cabinet along the road, the cell tower, and the satellite are just a few examples of the types of the telecom electronics you employ every day.
When you are looking for an efficient method for enclosure cooling, a heat exchanger is a good solution for a few different reasons. Not only is a heat exchanger energy efficient, but it allows you to maintain a completely closed loop enclosure cooling solution. The way a heat exchanger operates is by employing a heat pipe principle to exchange heat from an electrical enclosure to the outside. The waste heat is actually the engine that drives the system.
If you want to extend the life of expensive electrical equipment and keep it running efficiently for years to come, you need to consider thermal management solutions that are reliable.
As you know, thermal management is becoming more and more critical as many components and control panels have higher heat loads than in the past. That heat needs to be dissipated properly and efficiently in order to maintain a reliable electrical system. When planning your next project, consider these thermal management solutions in your industrial electrical design plans:
Air to air heat exchangers provide a novel and economical method of closed loop enclosure cooling. Apart from the air circulation fans, the exchangers use no energy and are relatively quiet in operation. In many instances, they offer a viable alternative to enclosure air conditioners.
Because of their unique characteristics, many people are unsure how to use them so we asked our experts to answer some common FAQs. Continue reading →
An air to air heat exchanger is a closed loop cooling solution with significant cooling capacity. Apart from air circulation fans, it contains no moving parts and energy consumption is extremely low, meaning annual running costs are low. Air to air heat exchangers are available for cooling NEMA 12, 4, and 4X sealed enclosures. Continue reading →
Although air to air heat exchangers have been around for many years, there are misconceptions about how they work and why they are so useful. Many are skeptical about this form of cooling and feel that it’s no better than fan-assisted cooling or natural ventilation. The truth is air to air heat exchangers are a viable alternative to other cooling solutions. Here are a few myths that are commonly mentioned.