SPIG Air Cooling Systems
SPIG™ Cooling System Services & Support

Improving System Performance, Efficiency & Reliability

B&W Environmental Services for SPIG Cooling Systems

Through our SPIG™ cooling system operations, B&W Environmental supplies an extensive range of turnkey cooling systems. Since 1936, we have designed, engineered, installed, upgraded and serviced cooling systems.

Our range of capabilities include basic technical assistance and field service support as well as installation, commissioning and start up, performance testing and optimization, including recommendations for upgrades, energy savings and wet-dry conversions.

A dedicated, multi-disciplined after-sales team is committed to executing projects successfully and in compliance with various international engineering standards.  We have successfully completed many equipment upgrade projects while the plant is operating, reducing or eliminating downtime. 

    • Wet, dry and hybrid cooling system solutions
    • Wet-to-dry system conversions
    • Maintenance, overhaul and upgrades 
    • Replacement components and field service
    • Cooling system inspections
    • Online monitoring
    • R&D testing
    • Operational and maintenance training

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    Wet Cooling Tower Services 

    Effective ongoing maintenance is important for optimal cooling tower performance
     
    Our dedicated SPIG product line service team specializes in providing outstanding maintenance activities, meeting and exceeding our customers’ expectations. Technical specialists are experienced in maintenance, overhaul and upgrades, working in accordance with ISO, CTI and other local standard requirements.

    We provide inspection, testing and component supply of a wide range of equipment, including: fan stack, mechanical group, drift eliminator, spray nozzle and filling.  Selected components for maintenance and upgrades include:

    • Dispersion systems
    • Nozzles
    • Drift eliminators
    • Gear box mechanical equipment
    • Fan mechanical equipment
    • Plume abatement systems
    • Noise attenuation systems
    • De-icing systems 

    Product innovation and development is undertaken at our cooling system research and test facility located in Paruzzaro, Italy. At this specialized technology center, a dedicated team of experienced R&D and testing engineers conduct thermal performance research and testing, fill, nozzles and drift eliminators development, eliminators drift testing, and nozzle testing activities aimed to improve product quality and dependability.

    The facility is specifically designed to analyze and test cooling towers simulating a wide range of conditions and applications. Examples of technology upgrades developed at our R&D facility include:

    • UNICO online continuous monitoring system
    • EcoJet nozzles for more uniform and efficient water distribution
    • FUTURA splash filling for dirty water distribution
    • H-MOON drift eliminator for low drift operation

    Dry Cooling System Services

    Services for most any manufacturer’s dry cooling systems, including air-cooled condensers and air fin coolers, in addition to air heaters and economizers

    We have extensive experience in performance improvement of existing ACC, such as:

    • Bundle replacement with limited plant shut-down periods
    • ACC extension, providing new heat exchanger sections
    • Mechanical group improvement
    Additional service engineering and field service capabilities include: 

    • Piping & instrumentation diagram (P&ID) and process schematics
    • Equipment specification and evaluation
    • Cycle optimization studies
    • Piping mechanical design and stress analysis
    • Pipeline and yard piping
    • Foundation load design
    • Structural design and analysis
    • Plant instrumentation and control logics
    • Noise abatement studies
    • Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) analysis
    • Project management
    • Seasonal testing, data recording, trend analysis and reporting
    • Procurement, delivery and installation of spare parts
    • Heat exchanger reconditioning
    • Inner surface and extended surface cleaning
    • Maintenance program execution and assessment
    • Vibration measurement and analysis
    • Field noise testing
    • Inspecting and cleaning heat transfer surface
    • Inspecting air flow rate and fans reconditioning
    • Infrared camera scanning
    • NDT eddy current tube testing

     

    B&W Environmental Services for SPIG Dry Cooling Systems

    UNICO Online Monitoring

    UNICO™ online monitoring system helps optimize performance

    Our UNICO online system and software allows users to monitor, collect, analyze, and deliver critical information about your cooling system. You’ll be better able to make operating decisions based on actual system data. The UNICO system is suitable to monitor virtually any wet or dry cooling system application.

    This continuous monitoring system analyzes and processes a wide range of parameters and equipment conditions, providing optimized cooling system efficiency, reduction of maintenance costs, and helps to avoid unexpected equipment failure.

     

    B&W SPIG Unico