Preventing microbial growth in recirculating cooling systems is crucial to maintain productivity at your site and extend the life of your capital assets. Choosing the correct biocide program for your particular system requires assessing factors other than free chlorine levels and planktonic microbe counts. This paper will describe various microbial growth control technologies, how to choose among them, and how to monitor the performance and value of the program chosen.
17-24: How to Choose a Biocide Program for a Recirculating Cooling System
Christopher Baron, ChemTreat, Inc.