Cooling Tower Replacement is usually a pricey proposition and the average life expectancy of a commercial cooling tower, according to most manufacturers, is 15 20 years, earlier than they need to be rebuilt or replaced. Many cooling towers have been put in in 1980’s and are 30 years old now. If the integrity of the tower’s metallic sump, sidewalls and distribution pans are comparatively sound, but the fiberglass fill has deteriorated to the purpose the place it needs to be replaced, there are various dollars ($) that may be saved versus the cost of alternative.
In a cooling tower fill media replacement, we fully remove the fill from every tower cell, angle grind and metal patch all metallic surfaces, seal the seams, and re-coat internal, wetted surfaces with a two half epoxy coating, Belzona Immersion Grade. As soon as the towers are refurbished you can anticipate one other 15 -20 years of helpful life expectancy at a fraction of the cost of replacing them with new towers.
An example of the dollar savings expected for refurbishing a tower vs. substitute is when Bond Water Technologies fully refurbished four (4) 200 ton cooling towers (800 tons whole) at a price of approx. $Eighty,000.00 vs. the associated fee of recent towers quoted at $100,000.00, plus installation prices. In the event you elect to buy new towers vs. rebuilding the existing ones, you also need to think about budgeting in the cost of a construction crane to raise them to the roof, after normal working hours or on a weekend, which would cost approx. $12,000 to $15,000 per day, plus the labor cost of the mechanical contractors set up, so you’re now looking at $200,000+ for this one instance. We are able to confirm these prices from actual proposals accomplished compared to a brand new tower alternative value quote.
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Over the previous 12 years we’ve got completely refurbished many cooling towers within the MD/VA/DC area by dissembling them, re-coating and changing the fill with “honeycombmedia,, which is more practical in the cooling course of vs. vertical hung fill in most of the older towers. It also adds another 15 years of life expectancy to these older towers, and provides the extra profit of creating the towers simpler to wash. Please hyperlink to www.bondwater.com and click on the Providers tab on the highest bar and scroll down to Cooling Tower Cleaning and Re-Coating tabs to seek out extra particulars about this service.
Rebuilding is especially engaging if you have already invested in mechanical repairs, resembling shafts, bearings, blower wheels, and so forth.
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