Required Info for quoting a Central Chiller
Advantage Engineering increases the profitability of industrial manufacturing companies in many industries by developing and manufacturing innovative industrial process cooling heat transfer equipment, including water chillers, temperature control units, and evaporative cooling towers.
We will need this information to complete a quote for your chiller. Below we’ve explained why we need each piece of information and why it is helpful.
Note: Below are the standard questions we ask when working on a central chiller project. In addition to this information, click here and please fill out this survey sheet
- This information is not required but can be helpful to help us understand your overall process; in case you are running engineer-grade materials and/or have a high-temp process.
Material Throughput Rate (lbs/hr or pph)
- This helps us to understand the cooling cycles and the demand this will have on the temperature control unit. Also, consider where the machine throat temperature is critical, and the unit is required to keep up with the cycle.
Fluid Temp Required (F) from Central Chiller?
- This helps us understand which unit to provide, as some have temperature limits.
Flow Rate (gpm)
- This will help us understand how to size the pump on the quoted unit and if it can keep up based on the cycle time of the machine and the line sizes on the cooling channels of the mold.
Pressure Required (psi)
- Your cooling circuit may require a certain amount of pressure to satisfy flow on each cooling channel; cooling designs and modifications may change flow characteristics which require our unit to provide more pressure.
Number of Cooling Channels
- Knowing the number of cooling channels on your tool/mold will help us to understand the circuit and overall flow requirements for the unit based on the size of the motor that will be specified.
Channel Diameter (inches)
- Knowing the channel diameter will help us to understand the flow characteristics on the overall circuit.
Number of Temperature Controllers (and hp’s)
- This helps us to understand the overall heat load (BTUs) that the chiller will be responsible for cooling. If you need a central system, please see the survey sheet below.
Hot Runner Systems (and kW)
- This helps us to understand the overall heat load (BTU’s) that the chiller will be responsible for cooling. If you need a central system, please see the survey sheet below.
Voltage required (#/3/60, #/1/60)?