RUGGEDIZED FOOD PROCESSING

Ruggedized Food Processing:

Ruggedized Food Processing Ruggedized Food Processing

 

The maker of some of our favorite corn chips used TECA’s AHP-1200X for years in severe hose down environments.

They now had a similar requirement where they wanted to minimize any cleaning and were willing to entertain a liquid cooled LHP-1200XE solid state air conditioner. The unit fit into the same area and footprint as its air cooled cousin and provided greater cooling capacity. This customer added a valve on the water inlet to provide water flow only when cooling was required.

The units have been in service for years.

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!

 

LAB MEASUREMENT EQUIPMENT

Lab Measurement Equipment:

lab measurement equipment

A world’s leading international supplier of equipment, controls and parts to glass container industry uses the peltier air conditioner model FHP-750XE in a statistical sampling and lab measurement product.

A MiniLab Automatic Sampling installation works in conjunction with the production’s online inspection equipment and a Factory Process Control System. The MiniLab Controller communicates to the Process Control System which then sends a container “request” to upstream online inspection systems equipped with mold number readers. The “requested” containers are transferred to the MiniLab sampling conveyor using container ware selectors. With broad-based expertise in glass container forming, glass conditioning, gob forming, ware handling, cold end inspection, refractory parts and quality assurance, the company’s machines and systems are established as standard products worldwide.

The FHP-750 has been working fine for them for years. Reasons for its selection are its reliability and ability to operate in high ambient temperatures.

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.

WATER QUALITY MONITOR

Water Quality Monitor:

water quality monitor

The system pictured below is used to automatically collect and analyze water samples for water quality monitoring purposes. The system can be powered from the grid or from the attached PV system.

The TECA AHP-300 air conditioner is located within the enclosure and is used to keep critical internal components cool during the summer months.

MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

Military Communications:

military communications

A branch of the US military had a need for cooling a small enclosure containing a critical voice communication system. The shipboard system had to be resistant to salt water corrosion as well as pass stringent shock and vibration testing.

Modifications to TECAs AHP-300X solid air conditioner allowed the unit to meet specializing and air flow requirements and pass these tests. The challenge was to overcome the small available space both inside and outside the enclosure. The heat sinks were turned so that the heat rejection air flow and internal cold side air flow moved in different directions.

This unit is a prime example of how flexible Team TECA is when customer needs require customization of standard products.

CPU COOLING

CPU Cooling:

CPU cooling CPU cooling

 

TECA thermoelectric air conditioner model AHP-150FF, the smallest air conditioner TECA offers, cools an alarm system CPU in a small enclosure. The enclosure is located in the engine room of a ship-docking towing vessel. The ambient temperature can reach +130°F.

This is a good example of the versatility and range of TECA products. From a small 90 BTU/hr air conditioner like the AHP-150FF to large 5200 BTU/hr air conditioners like the AHP-6252, TECA air conditioners are suitable for a wide range of applications and environments.

SURVEILLANCE

Surveillance:

Surveillance
Surveillance

Video cameras needed to function in an environment beyond their rated temperature range.

One of our customers wanted to position cameras to observe a process from a location not safe for operators to go. The customer is a rubber manufacturer and the camera location was too hot for the cameras to work in. The customer had the cameras, but had no suitable enclosure, or cooling apparatus.

TECA adapted a tiny air conditioner based on Model AHP150XE to mount to a standard commercial enclosure. The package was completed by retrofitting the cameras with insulation and special cooling units. The design satisfied our customer’s needs to a “T”.

ELECTRONIC IMAGING

Electronic Imaging

Reliable electronics cooling:

electronic imaging

A small TECA thermoelectric air conditioner is used to cool electronics, preventing over-heat shut downs in a critical application. A leading manufacturer of mobile electronics communications and imaging devices required a fail-proof solution for law enforcement. Customizing a TECA air conditioner, we were able to support the end user’s needs for over a dozen custom models within a short delivery window.

Contact TECA Sales to ask questions and gain valuable sizing advice. We look forward to hearing from you! Phone: 773.342.4900

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