Solid form water treatment scale and corrosion inhibitors for cooling water systems have been on the market as an alternative to liquid chemistry for well over a decade. With that much use history in place, now is a good time to review the water treatment effectiveness, as well as the many “soft” advantages of Solid water treatment chemicals in the areas of safety, material handling, space-saving concerns, and shipping. This paper will examine the claims of Solid water treatment products to understand if they stand up to close scrutiny.

14-28: A Review of Solid-Form Scale and Corrosion Inhibitors