Care Is Needed For Cooling Tower Fans

Posted by: Star Cooling Towers | General

The main safety issue is with the fan blades themselves coming out of the fan: large projectiles can be sent many meters across the plant area. In one incident, a solid aluminum fan blade escaped from the plenum chamber and flew across a plant. The cause was down to the fan blades catching on the fan cowl and the fan...


Disease Linked to Hospital Cooling Towers

Posted by: Star Cooling Towers | General

CM Brown, PJ Nuorti, RF Breiman, AL Hathcock, BS Fields, HB Lipman, GC Llewellyn, J Hofmann and M Cetron  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Epidemiology Program Office, Division of Field Epidemiology, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA. BACKGROUND: From July to September 1994, 29 cases of community-acquired Legionnaires' disease (LD) were reported in Delaware. The authors conducted an investigation to a) identify the...


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