PVC is a unique material in cooling tower history. It has been used for many and varied components. It has been used for a long time in the cooling tower business. PVC’s properties and features make it well suited for operating evaporative cooling equipment. What material properties are important to proper application? What are its limitations? These questions will be explored in this paper.

16-17: PolyVinyl Chloride Use in Cooling Towers

  • Ken Mortensen and Robert Petterson, SPX Cooling Technologies