The paper deals with cooling tower replacement, where concrete structure cooling tower has been replaced by steel structure cooling tower type CTF during the operation. The problem has been solved with two cells concrete cooling tower in the Czech Republic where only simple maintenance was planned. During the first days of work it was recognized that any type of refurbishment was not possible. Existing concrete cooling tower has been replaced by new steel structure cooling tower. Min advantage of CTF steel structure cooling tower is construction/erection speed, flexibility and finally price.
12-03: Replacement of the Concrete Cooling Tower by Steel Structure Cooling
Martin Kubicek, FANS, A.S. and Mohan Krishna Myneni, FANS Asia Pvt Ltd