• Fin Fan
  • Apr 28, 2016
API Standard 661 - 5th Edition / ISO 13706

The following are some comments concerning the information provided in the 5th Edition versus the 4th Edition.

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  • Fin Fan
  • Apr 28, 2016
API-661-6th-Edition-ISO 13706 (Second) - Summary of Changes

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  • Tuf-lite
  • Apr 28, 2016
Compare Tuf-Lite® and Tuf-Lite® II Fan Blades

Design features of Tuf-Lite® III and Tuf-Lite® II fan blades are compared.

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  • Tuf-lite
  • Apr 28, 2016
Consider Variable Pitch Fans

A detailed analysis of the control and energy saving advantages of variable pitch fans. Basic mechanical and operating principals are also covered.

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  • Tuf-lite
  • Apr 28, 2016
Fan Assembly and Installation Instructions

This is a list of an assembly and installation instructions for Hudson fans.

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  • Tuf-lite
  • Apr 28, 2016
Fans Key to Optimum Cooling-Tower Design

Axial-flow fundamentals including performance, efficiency, corrosion resistance and noise are reviewed.

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  • Tuf-lite
  • Apr 28, 2016
Field Inspection Guidelines Hudson Tuf-Lite®, Tuf-Lite® II and Tuf-Lite® II Blades

Field inspections of the Tuf-Lite®, Tuf-Lite® II and Tuf-Lite® II blades is listed.

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  • Fin Fan
  • Apr 28, 2016
Fin Fan® Air Cooled Heat Exchangers - Life Cycle Costs

Life cycle cost should be the only measure of importance to a plant owner to avoid expensive retrofitting to correct air cooler competent failures.

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  • Fin Fan
  • Apr 28, 2016
Fin Tube Performance

Single-tube heat transfer and mechanical strain gauge test data are presented for bimetal extruded and footed tension would interference fit fin tubes. These tubes were also tested on a semi-scale apparatus at steady-state and cycling conditions with air and water.

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  • Tuf-lite
  • Apr 28, 2016
High Torque Drive (H.T.D.)

This article discusses the importance of belt teeth and sheave teeth meshing properly on slack side of belt at fan sheave.

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  • Fin Fan
  • Apr 28, 2016
Hot Air Recirculation by Air Coolers

This paper covers model, plant and field smoke testing on dry air coolers.

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  • Fin Fan
  • Jan 25, 2017
Improve Air-Cooled Heat Exchanger Performance

Employ the maintenance practices outlined here to increase the cooling capacity of your air-cooled heat exchangers.

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  • Tuf-lite
  • Apr 28, 2016
Improving Cooling Tower Fan System

A full-scale test illustrating fan efficiency contributions of various components are discussed.

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  • Tuf-lite
  • Apr 28, 2016
Minimizing Fan Energy Costs - Parts 1 and 2

Five ways of reducing the energy cost of operating axial fans are discussed.

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  • Fin Fan
  • Apr 28, 2016
Noise Control Air-Cooled Heat Exchangers

This paper deals with noise caused by air-cooled heat exchangers.

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  • Fin Fan
  • Apr 28, 2016
Performance Improvement Air-Cooled Heat Exchangers

A step-by-step method by which the end user can systematically improve the heat transfer performance of an older air-cooled heat exchanger is outlined.

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  • Fin Fan
  • Apr 28, 2016
Specify the right fin type for air-cooled heat exchangers

Improved design selection can mitigate corrosion attacks on equipment and avoid tube failure.

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  • Fin Fan
  • May 05, 2016
The Basics of Air-Cooled Heat Exchangers

This brochure is designed to familiarize user with the types, components, and features of Air-Cooled Heat Exchangers (ACHEs) by means of simplified explanations and procedures.

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  • Tuf-lite
  • May 05, 2016
The Basics of Axial Flow Fans

This manual is designed to familiarize users with applications for axial flow fans, velocity recovery stacks, seal discs, and variable flow fans.

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  • Fin Fan
  • Apr 28, 2016
The Cost of Noise

This article discusses two case studies, the first being a 11 bay bank of Air-Cooled Heat Exchangers (ACHEs) and the second being a 8 cell counter flow Cooling Tower (CT).

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  • Fin Fan
  • Apr 28, 2016
The Design of Quiet Air-Cooled Heat Exchangers

Major noise sources of an air-cooled heat exchanger, the factors affecting noise from each source, and how the source affects the overall noise level of the air-cooled heat exchanger are discussed.

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  • Tuf-lite
  • Apr 28, 2016
Tuf-Lite® III vs. Tuf-lite® II

This document is intended to present the history, the design basis, and the manufacturing process for the Tuf-Lite® III (K-blade) product.

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