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EVAPTECH Releases New Promotional Video for FM Approved Field Erected Cooling Towers

EVAPTECH said it is proud to announce the release of its new “FM Approved Field Erected Cooling Tower” video which promotes its new Series ES and ESP Cooling Towers. The Series ES and ESP (standard with Franklin Fill) are the first fiberglass cooling tower product lines to receive a Certificate of Compliance according to FM […]

Viessmann launches new CO2 evaporator

Viessmann has launched a new CO2 refrigerant based evaporator, aimed at food retailers with cold rooms, as well as wholesalers and installation and service companies, Read the source article at RAC Magazine

Innovative Refrigeration Systems featured in Industry Today

Innovative Refrigeration Systems was featured in the April 2014 issue of Industry Today. The article highlights the company’s beginnings as a garage shop, and follows up with a deeper look into Innovative’s services. Read the source article at Industry Today

From the Technical Department: Deep Cleaning Evaporator Coils

When evaporator coil surfaces become coated with foreign particles, dust, dirt, pollen, bacteria, and mold, the ability to transfer heat is greatly reduced. Coils with a layer of dust the thickness of a dime lose up to 21 percent in efficiency. The build-up of these migrated or growing substances insulates the surfaces, which degrade the […]

Parker Hannifin Launches CSRV for Industrial Refrigeration

The Refrigerating Specialties Division of Parker Hannifin Corporation said it has launched its new CSRV for the industrial refrigeration market. The company said the Cartridge Safety Relief Valve will save customers time and money on maintenance costs.    Read the source article at

IIAR Takes on Optimum Pipe Sizing Research Project

A new research project, re­cently implemented by the International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration, will revisit the economic sizing methodology the industry uses to determine optimum pipe sizing. The project, expected to be com­pleted in the next year, will provide a computer tool that will allow end users to determine optimum pipe sizing based on input […]

SRV Calc: Using Weibull Analysis to Predict Valve Replacement

The five-year replacement interval for relief valves isn’t a practice that gets much scrutiny. It’s spelled out in IIAR Bulletin 110, and a provision establishing the need for a common interval appears in the Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, making it a generally accepted “no-brainer” for much of the industrial refrigeration industry. At its core, […]

Howden Compressors Wins President’s Award

Howden Compressors said it is proud to announce that it has received the President’s Award for Outstanding Achievement 2012 from Scottish Engineering, at its prestigious annual awards event in Glasgow. This award is in acknowledgment of Howden Compressors’ significant growth over the past two years, the company said. Read the source article at Howden Home

Kraft Expands Cheese Plant

Kraft Foods, Northfield, Ill., announced plans to make a $100 million investment at its Springfield, Mo., cheese plant. The manufacturing facility, which recently celebrated 75 years of operation, produces Kraft cheese and Kraft dinners. Read the source article at Refrigerated and Frozen Food

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