Register Here | Login | My Account | Shopping Cart | Customer Service | Search| Items in Cart (0) | Quotes (0)
Call 1-800-369-6671
(Military/Intl Sales - 214-616-6180)
LIGHT TOWERS IN STOCK
       
 

Vast Inventory for Fast Shipping. Custom Builds Available, Rentals and Sales.
Most items in stock for fast shipping!! UPS Ship Map Credit cards & Paypal Accepted
Home - Articles You're NOT logged in, Please log in   

Search:
Company Information

Product #:

         
ATEX and IEC Ex Flame-proof Explosion Proof Lighting & Equipment
Explosion Proof Lights
Explosion Proof Motors - Motors for Hazardous Locations
Industrial and Vaporproof Emergency Failsafe Lighting
Industrial Cord Reels and Tool Taps
Industrial Work Area Heaters
Machine Vision Lights
Megatower™
QC Series Industrial Portable Lighting - Quick Change Mount
Rig Lights
Stadium lights
String Lights and Temporary Light Stringers
Tank Cleaning Lights
Three Phase Motor Soft Starters
Vapor Proof LED Lights
Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs)
Vehicle Mounting Plates
Workboat Light Fixtures & Lighting Equipment
Yacht Engine Room Lights
Color Changing LED RGB Lighting
Explosion Proof Cord Reels
GOLIGHT Spotlights
Larson FUTURE - Lease Lighting
Remote Area Lighting and Scene Lights
Utility Bucket Mount, Receiver Hitch & Trailer Mount Lighting
Aevum Control Lighting and Equipment - IIoT
Butane and Solvent Extraction Room Lighting and Equipment
DC to DC Transformers and Power Supplies
Explosion Proof Fans & Blowers
Explosion Proof Paint Spray Booth Approved Lights
Explosion Proof String Lights
Explosion Proof Switchgear & Controls
Fleet Service Lights and Lighting Equipment
Industrial Equipment Trailers
Industrial Handlamps & Droplights
ISO 14644/FS-209E Clean Room Lighting
LED Blasting Lights
Night Time Fishing Lights
Portable AC Power Supply Units
Portable Power Distribution Panels
Power Distribution Panels with KVA Transformers
Self-Contained Lighting
Service Pit Lighting
Solar Generators & Solar Powered Lighting
Agricultural Farm Equipment Lighting & Beacons
Explosion Proof Cameras & Surveillance Systems
Explosion Proof Emergency Lights
Explosion Proof Heaters
Garage & Gas Station Canopy Lights
LED Grow Lights
LED Lights
NDT Ultraviolet Lights
Portable Hazardous Location Lighting
Radio Communication Towers and Equipment
Salt Water Processing Equipment
Shelter & Tent Lighting
Thermal Monitoring Cameras and Systems
48V LED Equipment Lights
ATEX Rated Explosion Proof Lights
Automotive Lighting
Class Rated Signals, Alarms, and Systems
Hazardous Location Area Lights and Portable Lighting
HID Equipment Lights
Hot Work Permit Lighting and Equipment
Hunting Lights
Industrial lasers
Industrial Transformers
Light Towers
Outdoor Lighting
Remote Security and Surveillance Systems
Temporary Construction Lights
Vehicle Mounted Spotlights
Equipment & Heavy Machinery LED Light Package Fitouts
Phase Converters - Single to Three Phase
Marine Shore Power Cords and Equipment
24 Volt Military Lights
Disaster Relief / First Responders / Search & Rescue Lighting
Plastic Handcuff Key
110/120 Volt Flood Lights
Post Mount Spotlights
Magnetic Work Lights
Crank-up Light Masts
**********    
Intrinsically Safe Lights
Military Flashlights
LED Waterproof Lanterns
Work Area Lights
12 Volt Flood Lights
**********    
**********    
Boat Spotlights
New Boat Lights
HID Boat Lights
Boat Dock Lights
**********    
Remote Control Lights
Control Lights
Tow Lights
Magnetic Control Lights
**********    
NEW Lights and New Products
Evaporative Coolers
Police Equipment
AC/DC Transformers
Power Supplies
**********    
Military Spotlights 24V
Infrared Filters, Covert Covers, and Blackout IR Lenses
Military Equipment
Ultralife Batteries
Remote Control Pan Tilt Base
**********    
Larson Electronics Spotlights
Larson Electronics Parts
Replacement Lamps
Cords - Brackets
Portable Wheeled Generators
Non-Hazardous Location Extension Cords / Plugs / Outlets
**********    
HID Work Lights
HID Dive Lights
HID Off Road Lights
Acro Lights HID Lights
Halogen Lights
**********    
Acro Light Flashlight
Xenon HID Flashlights
Powerlight Flashlight
HID Flashlights
Xenon Flashlights
**********    
LED Status Lights
Forklift Lights
Tractor Lights
HID Post Mount Lights
Roof Mount Lights
Post Mount Light parts
**********    
Flashlight Holder
Magnet Spotlight Base
Tripods-Magnetic Base
**********    
Recharging Spotlights
Fire Rescue Lights
LED Street Lights
Utility Lights
**********    
Hazard Lights
Strobe Lights - Battery Operated
Strobes & Beacons
Strobe Light Bars
**********    
Headlights - Headlamps - Hard Hat Lights
Flashlights
**********    
Suction Mount Lights
Magnetic Spotlights
12/24 Volt Spotlights
Gifts For Men
**********    
**********    
New 12 / 24 Volt Lights
Explosion Proof Accessories and Replacement Parts
Explosion Proof Lighting
Explosion Proof Hand Lamps (Drop Lights)
Explosion Proof Lights - Stand/Dolly
Explosion Proof Tank Lights
Explosion Proof Phones and Intercoms
Explosion Proof Extension Cords
Black Friday & Cyber Monday Specials
Crane Lights
Explosion Proof Light Rentals
General Light Rentals
Light Tower and Light Plant Rentals
Power Distribution Rentals
**********    
Power Plant Lighting
Refinery lights
Environmental Services Lights
Aerospace Lights
Chemical Plant Lights
Food Grade Safe Lights
Film and Entertainment Lights
Handheld Meters and Devices
Waste Water Treatment Lights
Mining Lights
Ship Yard Lights
Work Site Lighting
         

   
07/31/17 Dry Air Cooling Fans vs Evaporative Cooling Systems

Article - July 31, 2017 By LarsonElectronics.com

Portable Evaporative Air Mister Cooler - 8723 CFM - Water Mist Cooler - 30 OD - 34 Gallon Tank

Dry Air Cooling Fans vs Evaporative Cooling Systems

Processing plants, refineries, warehouses and other industrial facilities rely on large machines and numerous workers for to maintain consistent operations. These two elements (machines and workers) contribute to the buildup of heat in the building: heavy-duty equipment produces massive amounts of heat, while human bodies are naturally warm to maintain or regulate their core temperature.

Just how much heat do machines produce? To cool down a 75-horsepower air compressor, 15 tons or air conditioning must be in circulation (not taking outdoor temperatures into consideration). Because of this, industrial plants typically isolate heavy equipment in a room or outdoors, to reduce the spread of heat to nearby machines or workers.

However, due to limited space, it’s virtually impossible to isolate every heat-generating unit in the facility. Furthermore, during summer seasons, machines can easily overheat from persistent exposure to sunlight. Because of this, operators must deploy portable cooling systems that are both cost-effective enough to run for long periods of time and powerful enough to curtail the production of high heat.


Choosing a Cooling System for Your Industrial Facility

The effectiveness of your cooling system highly depends on the temperature of the air being supplied to the unit. If the air is extremely hot, circulating that air won’t do much for your high-heat machines. This concept suggests that dry air fans are suitable for locations with outdoor temperatures that not extremely hot. In such areas, dry air or standard fans can be used to bring cool, outdoor air into the facility.

Moreover, large industrial fans are ideal for sites that must remain dry, such as flour processing plants or dusty woodworking sites. Using a dry mist fan in such locations could cause the air to become sticky and humid, as moisture bonds with the aerial compounds. Another thing to consider: humidity and condensation can streamline corrosion. If your equipment is prone to corrosion or lack protection from corrosive agents, standard fans that push out dry air could be more suitable for your facility.

Evaporative cooling systems work by bringing hot air into the unit and cooling it inside a chamber before releasing cooled, humid air back into the environment. The technology has been around for decades, way before HVAC systems hit mainstream markets.

Evaporative cooling systems are capable of cooling the air down considerably, by an average of 20 degrees. They are useful for locations that experience crippling summer weather. Since bringing hot, outdoor air into the building would be counterproductive, these units can still function properly without a relying on cool, outdoor air. Dry mist cooling systems may also be used in buildings with poor ventilation or closed designs.

For versatile deployment, both units offer portability around the workplace. Industrial fans on carts can be wheeled around effortlessly with minimal assembly (in most cases, all you’re required to do is plug the unit in and you’re good to go). Compared to HVAC systems, the cooling units are not as expensive to purchase, install, use and maintain. They also offer more control during usage. With HVAC systems, a hot section of the facility could throw off the entire cooling system, forcing it to work harder – even though part of the building is already cool.


Best Practices for Optimal Cooling

To get the most out of your cooling system, it is recommended to observe basic guidelines surrounding the use of the units. The first thing to consider is placement and installation. Unlike HVAC systems that can be deployed in closed facilities or rooms, fans work best when there’s a small opening – such as a door or window. This allows the unit to use the fresh, incoming air and distribute it around the building.

Next, the fan should be pointed at the target, not the other way around. If you put your hand on the back of a fan or dry mist system, you’ll notice that there’s a slight suction that draws air into the back, as it pushes air out from the front. The more air enters the back; the more air comes out the front. To maximize this, avoid blocking the back of the fan or evaporative cooling system. If possible, allow outdoor air to come in contact with the back of the unit.





Related Categories/Products
Category/Product (click on link below for more information)
Evaporative Coolers
Electrical Parts and Components
EXP Plugs, Connector, Receptacles, Switches
Explosion Proof Portable Evaporative Cooler - 24" OD - 8723 CFM - 34 Gallon Tank - C1D1
Replacement Water Pickup Filter for EPF-AC-24 Explosion Proof Air Chiller
Replacement On/Off Switch Assembly for EPF-AC-24 Explosion Proof Air Chiller
Portable Evaporative Air Mister Cooler - 8723 CFM - Water Mist Cooler - 30" OD - Pedestal Stand
Replacement 230V Water Pump for WAF-AC Series General Work Area Air Chillers
Home | Contact Us | Return Policy | Privacy Policy | Security Policy | Copyright © 2006-2018. All Rights Reserved.