Processing Magazine

Automatic Monitoring and Control of Cooling Water Treatment Products

January 4, 2012

Control of cooling water inhibitor dosage is one of the critical issues in achieving good results as to control of scale, corrosion and deposition; minimization of water management program operating cost; and environmental compliance. While manual test and control using easy to test for actives such as chromate, phosphate, and molybdate can provide acceptable results, automation of the dosage generally provides much superior results and is generally used at the present time.