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Organic Water Treatment Chemicals
Steam Boilers, Cooling Towers, Hot And Chilled Closed Systems
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Cooling System Capacity Test


  • Obtain the chloride concentration of the recirculating water Cl(initial)
  • Shut off the blowdown
  • Add a known amount of salt. At least 0.5 pounds per 1000 gallons estimated.
  • Test chloride concentration at 15 minute intervals until chloride peaks Cl(final)
  • Resume normal blowdown
  • Use the following formula to calculate the system volume in gallons:
Capacity (1000 gallons) = 72 * pounds of salt
Cl(final) Cl(initial)
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