Recirculating Chillers

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Recirculating chiller systems are high efficiency, don’t use any CFCs, and since they are continuous duty, don’t waste water or refrigerant. Recirculating chillers are able to work in temperatures between -90 and 150 º C, below ambient temperature. They have many scientific and industrial applications within the manufacturing, laboratory, medical and military industries. Read More…

Recirculating Chillers Recirculating chillers are refrigerated liquid cooling systems that recycle the same refrigerant liquid within a closed loop. They provide precise, continuous duty temperature control by constantly recirculating a coolant through the temperature control unit, reservoir and refrigeration unit by a circulation pump, which is all housed in a casing. These units are compact, self-contained and usually portable due to caster mounts which allow easy transportation over hard, flat flooring.

Leading Manufacturers

Houston, TX  |  800-473-9178

Cold Shot Chillers is a designer & industrial chiller manufacturer. Our products include liquid chillers, portable chillers, used chillers, stationary chillers, air-cooled chillers, cooling systems, industrial chillers, & water chillers. Our chillers are of the best quality, offered at low costs with long warranties. We serve plastic processing, food & beverage & metal finishing industries.

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Niles, IL  |  888-764-1428

Since 1969, Thermal Care has been a leading manufacturer of portable and central chillers in air cooled, water cooled, and remote condenser models. As an ISO 9001 certified manufacturer, Thermal Care provides heat transfer equipment for over 50 industries and specializes in meeting the specific needs of our customers by offering both standard and custom designed industrial process cooling solutions. Contact us today for answers to your process cooling needs!

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Thermal Care, Inc. $$$

Kalamazoo, MI  |  800-968-5665

We have manufacturing experiences dating back to 1952 and over the years Glen Dimplex Thermal Solutions has grown in an international provider of high quality chillers. We operate out of an ISO-9001 facility and our teams work hard to bring you the very best chillers. Our teams will even work with you to create a custom chiller. Please give us a call today!

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Glen Dimplex Thermal Solutions $$$

Milpitas, CA  |  855-454-6200

At Chillermen, we do what other chiller manufacturers refuse to do. We are a trusted world-class manufacturer in full OEM production of industrial chillers that exceed customer expectations. Our chillers are equipped to handle fluorinert, refrigerants, and other liquids. We manage both small and mid-range production runs, and offer 3-5 day burn-in testing services. No matter what your application is, our team will find the chiller that works best for you.

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Chillermen, a Fluid Industrial Mfg. Company $$$

Mansfield, MA  |  781-688-2345

Thermonics® specializes in the manufacturing of custom and standard gas and fluid chillers. Our chillers are ISO 9001:2015 certified, feature precise temperature stability and control, and are made for applications that require low-temperature process cooling. Our chillers are used in a broad range of industries including energy, chemical, semiconductor, automotive, aerospace, and defense.

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Thermonics Chillers $$$

Charlotte, NC  |  704-504-4800

Here at Single Temperature Controls Inc., we are one of the largest Global manufacturers of Temperature Control Units and have been in business since 1968. We offer a full product platform to fit most temperature control applications and has advanced technologies to improve process efficiencies. We strive to offer the best customer service in the industry at all times. Please contact us for more information!

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SINGLE Temperature Controls Inc. $$$

Traverse City, MI  |  231-946-2931

OPTI TEMP Inc, manufactures innovative standard & custom chillers and fluid to fluid heat exchangers. These include air and water cooled chillers, heat exchangers, portable, fixed and rack mount solutions, and custom designs. We serve a number of industries including medical, photonics, & semi-conductor. Our company offers experience to design a solution for your process. Opti Temp is certified to ISO 9001:2008 compliant.

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Opti Temp, Inc. $$$
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Recirculating chillers provide cooling to remove mechanical or electrical heat produced in equipment or generated by an exothermic reaction. They also facilitate temperature testing of electronics in vacuum chambers, jacketed reaction vessels, heat exchangers, plastic molding and extrusion and plasma etching. In the medical industry, recirculating chillers cool lasers and medical imaging machines.

The heat removal process is sped up by combining coolant circulation with high pressure flow. The chillers' power is measured in watts; the higher the power, the faster the heat removal rate.

Like all chillers, recirculating chiller systems are composed of a compressor, condenser, thermostatic expansion valve and evaporator. A refrigerant gas is pumped into the compressor, where, under high pressure, it is converted from a saturated gas to a high temperature and pressure gas. It then travels to the compressor, where it is cooled and condensed into a liquid.

This happens when ambient air or water takes the refrigerant's heat. Next, it passes through the expansion valve, where the pressure and temperature drop below the point of the process fluid. Because of this, the heat transfers to the fluid, causing evaporation. The cycle then starts all over again when the gas travels back to the compressor.

Recirculating chillers may have either water-cooled or air-cooled condensers, meaning there are different methods of transferring heat from the refrigerant gas to the water. In humid locations, the chiller must be fully insulated to prevent lower cooling capacity. Factors like ambient air temperature, water temperature, process fluid, operation, maintenance, the desired chiller temperature and location altitude all effect the operation and effectiveness of a chiller.

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