Film pack use has expanded greatly for both new and up-graded cooling towers. To successfully maintain fill efficiency and to minimize deposit accumulation the water quality, water treatment and tower operation must all be addressed. This paper presents a number of case histories in utilities, petroleum, chemical and HVAC cooling systems. Guidelines are given for trouble-free pack fill performance and "cleaning-up" fouled fill.
92-06: Cooling Tower Film Fill Water Quality/Operations Guidelines For
James G. Kanuth & Paul R. Puckorius, Puckorius & Associates, Inc.