Month: April 2023

Water Tower Mixing Systems

Water Tower Mixing Systems

Water tower mixing systems offers a variety of water tower mixing systems. They come in different sizes and can be installed in new or existing tanks without using cranes or draining them.

Effective mixing helps prevent some of the most critical problems associated with your water tanks, including ice formation and stratification. Active mixers also help reduce the risks of nitrification and disinfection byproducts.

A thermal stratification tank is a good option for a water tower mixing system. This type of tank is used to mix many different chemicals and can be found in different sizes and shapes.

The most common material used for these systems is copper. This is because copper can conduct heat very well.

When you are looking for a thermal stratification tank, make sure it is made of high-quality materials and comes with a warranty policy. This will increase the lifespan of your system.

Researchers recently published a paper on the use of phase change materials as a new thermal energy storage medium. The team used a 20 weight percent PCM-in-water nano-emulsion as the storage media for a newly designed stratified phase change emulsion tank. It was able to achieve a 60 percent increased cooling capacity at high discharging flow rates, compared to water as the storage medium. This research has important applications in radiant cooling of computing devices in rapidly developed data centers.

When treated water is stored in a tank or tower, sediment can collect at the bottom of the vessel. Over time this sediment can build up and become a health hazard for consumers and workers.

As a result, many operators rely on passive mixing to limit deterioration of disinfectant chemicals. Passive mixing relies on the inflow of new water into a tank to mix with the older water.

However, this practice can lead to thermal stratification and a decline in residual chlorine. It also allows ammonia oxidizing bacteria (AOB) to grow in the warmer water.

A full top to bottom mix is a must in most potable water storage tanks. This is where the patented blue fusion mixer technology comes in.

Ultraviolet light disinfection is one of the most effective methods for removing microbiological contamination from water. It is used to prevent illnesses such as cholera and typhoid.

The UV light irradiates the surface of the liquid and air space above it and thereby inactivates existing germs while also suppressing microbial growth. The treatment is chemical-free and safe.

Liquid storage tanks are breeding grounds for bacteria, mold and yeast. American Air & Water offers germicidal ultraviolet (UVC) and filtration systems to combat the problem.

Using a combination of particle filtration via a series of media filters and microbial inactivation by High Output shatter-proof UV lamps, LTC units mount on top of liquid storage tanks to provide clean, disinfected air into the headspace at all times.

All our LTC UV units feature a Fluoro Ethylene Polymer sleeve, shatter-proof coated quartz lamps and an electrical enclosure that fits on top of the tank. The unit can be remotely monitored for lamp-out or reduced airflow due to clogged filters and blower failure.

A fluid input conduit or dip pipe 18 is located within the tank 10. The pipe 18 extends to a point at least a short distance of the bottom 16. It is preferably arranged so that a row of apertures or perforations 20 is located in the side wall near the top of the pipe 18.

In operation, liquids are withdrawn from the tank 10 by means of a pipe 36 through a valve 34. The withdrawal is controlled so that the liquid level 52 in the pipe 36 remains above the perforations 20.

The perforations extending the full length of the pipe 18 allow liquids to be introduced at various levels in the tank 10. This results in better mixing than was possible with prior art devices. This is achieved by the arrangement of the perforations and also by the location of the pipe.