Common applications include cooling the circulating water used in oil refineries, petrochemical and other chemical plants, thermal power stations, nuclear power stations and HVAC systems for cooling buildings. The classification is based on the type of air induction into the tower: the main types of cooling towers are natural draft and induced draft cooling towers.
The primary goal of effective water treatment is to provide and maintain clean heat transfer, piping, and other water contact surfaces. Even before cooling tower start-up, surfaces are exposed to the elements of air and water, and that has an impact on four main areas:
Unlike bleach (sodium hypochlorite), it does not linger on surfaces. PAA components are completely biodegradable to its base elements of hydrogen peroxide and acetic acid. In comparison to bleach, which requires rinsing after use, PAA does not need to be rinsed off surfaces. When used correctly, it can be used to sanitize surfaces, vessels, closed systems and equipment safely, ensuring surfaces remain sanitized until required.