Prepare Your Cooling System Before Startup

July
2012

Pre-startup actions such as initial water treatment and equipment coatings in cooling tower water systems can increase system life expectancy and efficiency, and reduce corrosion and fouling.

New industrial and commercial cooling tower water systems often experience serious corrosion, fouling, and microbiologically induced (or influenced) corrosion (MIC) within the first year of operation. This corrosion can be prevented with proper pre-startup cleaning and coating of equipment, as well as initial treatment of the first water added to the system.


 

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