WIND TURBINE APPLICATION

Wind Turbine:

wind turbine

The applications for AHP-1802XE’s are Vestas wind turbines, one located in Greece and one in the south of Japan.

“We are installing sensitive measurement equipment, and need to control the inside temperature of the measurement panel. One panel is in each of the rotors in the hub and the two others are in the nacelles (rotating and non rotating). We have just decided to make the two panels into one in the nacelle (where the panel in not rotating).”

Intermodal Control Cooling

Intermodal Control Cooling:

intermodal control cooling

Intermodal systems are increasingly upgrading to automate their processes. Where there is automation, there is a need for control cooling. TECA supports automation by protecting crucial electronics in control cabinets. This minimizes process time and maximizes productivity.

In this example, heat-sensitive electronics are installed in truck processing terminals. TECA Model AHP-1800XEHC offers heat and cool modes and keeps the equipment within safe and operable temperatures.

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LARGE LCD SCREENS

Large LCD Screens:

large LCD screens
large LCD screens
large LCD screens
large LCD screens

 

Specializing primarily in the food and beverage processing industries, one of our longtime customers uses TECA air conditioners in several applications. These include cooling or heating LCD screens, desktop computers, thin clients, and KVM kiosks. The locations of these applications are indoors, outdoors, in cold rooms and baking areas.

TECA’s comprehensive line of air conditioners fit the bills. We offer each model in different configurations according to the customer’s need regarding input voltage, mounting and application environment.

AERONAUTICS

Aeronautics:

aeronautics

A leading military and aeronautics contractor needed a cooling solution for an enclosure which would be on a high altitude vessel. The system would be exposed to high winds and ambient elements present in the altitude.

Working with the customer; TECA sales and engineering team designed a cooling solution with specific intake and exhaust characteristics along with custom paint and finish process that could withstand the conditions it will be exposed to.

ANALYZER COOLING, HARSH ENVIRONMENT

Analyzer Cooling, Harsh Environment:

analyzer cooling

TECA’s Model AHP-1202XEHC Thermoelectric Air Conditioner provides accurate heating and cooling for the customer’s analysis machine. The environment is harsh: it is in a cement plant.

The customer’s product quickly analyzes composition of raw materials, allowing for increased productivity. TECA’s AHP-1202XEHC provides reliable thermal management within a harsh environment. The AHP-1202XEHC has an industrial grade sealed fan and sealed hot side components, allowing for frequent wash down (NEMA-4).

The solid-state construction is the perfect low-maintenance solution for hard-to-access areas. There are no filters to change and no moving parts except for the fans.

TECA air conditioners use robust thermoelectric modules and boast a long service life.

PORTABLE SECURITY EQUIPMENT

Portable Security Equipment:

portable security equipment portable security equipment

 

Site monitor and security equipment for oil fields and transfer stations needed more security. A portable enclosure housing cameras, WI-FI access, antennas and a Mac Mini computer inside leveraging the Mac platform to provide virtually instant access, hi speed, via “Wild Blue”. The system will be like a watchdog that they can strap on wherever they need the monitoring.

With a slight modification an AHP-1200XE thermoelectric cooler provided the best solution while keeping the NEMA-4 rating of the enclosure.

FOOD PROCESSING

Food Processing:

food processing food processing

 

A European manufacturer of special equipment for processing fruits and vegetables needed to cool sensitive electronics on their line of produce-processing machines, which sort products by color, size and weight.

TECA Model AHP1200XE solid state air conditioners were selected.

The equipment in use is washed down frequently, so the Model AHP1200XE is ideal because it is designed to meet NEMA 4 and suitable for wash-down environments, while it also carries the CE Mark.

RUGGEDIZED MILITARY APPLICATION

Ruggedized Military Application:

ruggedized military application

Sometimes it just takes a long time to get to the heart of a problem. AHP-1200X “quick quote” for two thermoelectric air conditioners came into our sales team. It was responded to and followed up. The application was reviewed, a quote was made and an order placed.

Only after did we learn that the hard requirements they were looking for were:

  1. Dual adjustable temperature control (heat and cool)
  2.  28 VDC operation and
  3. Military environment.

Fortunately the selections within TECA’s enclosure air conditioner family are large. The military Contractor borrowed a unit from TECA’s loaner stock and based on that success, placed an order. It was then that we found a problem.

It seems that the application was to cool some sensitive electronics out on a 200 meter DC input which caused droop in the input which in turn caused a ringing in the circuits. The new digital monitors being used were susceptible while the older tube monitors had no issue.

Working with the customer it was determined that by changing the controller to a ruggedized PWM controller all problems were solved.

Fire Safety Switches & Alarm Enclosure

Safety Panel Cooling:

Saftey panel cooling
Fire Safety Switches & Alarm Enclosure

TECA provides standard off the shelf as well as custom designs to meet the needs of the end user. Alarm enclosures can be exposed to some of the harshest conditions like the extremes of live-fire heat and hose-down. The alarm enclosure pictured here is for fire safety and switches. The transparent plastic enclosure is accessible and secure while being cooled to desired temperatures under harsh firefighting conditions. In this example TECA provided custom modifications to provide for redundancy and mounting requirements specified by the end user.

Contact teca@thermoelectric.com to inquire about custom designs for your needs. Our friendly sales team looks forward to hearing from you!

 

OUTDOORS KIOSK

Outdoors Kiosk:

outdoors kiosk outdoors kiosk

 

An original equipment manufacturer designed a new outdoor information kiosk and required a small cooling solution, before they could start up manufacturing.

We consulted with the customer’s engineers and recommended TECA Model AHP-300XE, to provide the necessary cooling in a compact size. The AHP-300XE is an ideal choice for the application because it is a NEMA4 solid state air conditioner, designed for outdoor use.

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