SPX Cooling Technologies Inc., in designing and manufacture of evaporative cooling towers and air-cooled heat exchangers, introduces the ‘Marley BasinGard Filter’ as part of its ‘MarleyGard Water Management’ and ‘Tower Protection Tools’, for new and existing factory-assembled, crossflow cooling towers. The ‘BasinGard Filter’ maintains the cooling tower’s hot water basin flow by capturing mineral scale, pipe rust, fibers and debris.
Using a stainless steel grid to provide stability and hold the filter into place, the patent-pending nylon ‘BasinGard Filter’ is infused with silver-based biocide, offering antimicrobial benefits to help maintain cooling tower hygiene. Because it ensures a free flow of water to the nozzles – even with up to 75% heavy debris blockage – the ‘BasinGard Filter’ reduces the risk of basin overflow, guards against premature component replacement and helps maintain cooling tower performance. It also provides twice the clog resistance of a hot water basin without a ‘BasinGard Filter’.
The ‘BasinGard Filter’ captures debris #4 mesh or larger and withstands harsh cooling tower environments. To help sustain microbial properties, the ‘BasinGard Filter’ is replaceable. It is also easy to install and reduces maintenance and cleaning costs, as the filter helps prevent debris from reaching other components downstream, including cooling tower fill, pump impellers and heat exchangers.