This paper will cover advantages and disadvantages of plastics now used in cooling towers, such as PVC, CPVC, PP, and ABS. This will include present costs and trends, physical characteristics, resistance to chemicals and to environment. It will also cover flame spread ratings. Within the PVC family it will discuss regrinds, different plasticizers, and different compound deflection temperatures.

84-17: Plastic for Splash Fill and Drift Eliminators

  • Keith A. Sharf, Doron Plastics Co.