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Cooling Complications In Hazardous Locations

Are We Better Off With Conventional Gas-Purge Systems or Another Approach? We Need an Effective, but Still Cost-Responsible Solution

By Control Design Staff

We build most of our custom, one-off control cabinets in-house. We've had success using vortex coolers to control the enclosure temperatures when we have heat issues. Now we're getting into markets that place our systems in hazardous environments. What's the experience with adding purging capabilities to vortex coolers? Are we better off with conventional gas-purge systems or another approach? We need an effective, but still cost-responsible solution.

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