Technical Glossary

Cooling Tower

Natural Type

Natural draught without using a blower.

Forced Draft Type

A blower is installed at the air intake of the tower

Induced Draft Type

A blower is installed at the air outlet of the tower

Closed Type

An indirect cooling method where water passes through a pipe and the air and spayed water flow outside of the pipe.

Open Type

Air/water direct contact method

What is a cooling tower?

An equipment that cools circulating water with air. The principle of the cooling tower: the circulating water
loses heat during evaporation thus lowering the temperature.

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