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Cooling Tower De-Icing System

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000059510D
Original Publication Date: 1988-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-16

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Hornseth, SD Prestegard, AP [+details]

Abstract

During extended periods of cold weather, ice builds up on the louvers of cooling towers. Continued ice build up reduces cooling tower efficiency and eventually causes structural damage.