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Sustaining Thermal Fluid Performance

This webinar delves into the crucial realm of heat transfer fluid management, aiming to demystify the complexities for participants. With a focus on industrial systems, this session guides attendees through the intricate process of selecting, maintaining, and optimizing heat transfer fluids.

The discussion sheds light on various factors that contribute to fluid degradation, offering valuable insights into the impact of thermal stress, oxidation, and contamination. By providing practical examples, the webinar helps participants recognize the signs of degradation and understand the potential consequences on system performance.

Actionable strategies will be outlined to aid attendees in proactively addressing fluid degradation. It emphasizes the significance of fluid selection, contamination prevention, and adherence to proper startup and shutdown procedures. By following these guidelines, attendees can ensure the longevity, safety, and overall efficiency of their heat transfer systems.

Key Learning Objectives

  • The critical factors to consider when selecting heat transfer fluids for optimal performance.
  • Identifying and understanding the various degradation pathways, including thermal, oxidative, and contamination.
  • Practical methods to detect fluid degradation through visual inspection and laboratory analysis.
  • Proactive maintenance strategies that minimize fluid degradation and extend system life.
  • The role of side stream filtration in keeping your fluid clean and ensuring smooth operation. 

About the Speaker

Edward Kess is the technology manager at Paratham Heat Transfer Fluid. With a bachelor's degree in chemistry from Bloomsburg University, Kess has forged a career in specialty chemicals, encompassing heat transfer fluids, synthetic lubricants, functional silicones, reactive stylings, and semiconductor gases. Kedd also has comprehensive experience in process chemistry research and development, formulation science, and project management.

Who Should Attend the Webinar

This enlightening session is designed for professionals seeking to refine their understanding of heat transfer fluid management:

  • Accomplished thermal engineers and seasoned technicians aiming to deepen their fluid knowledge.
  • Prudent process managers and vigilant operators dedicated to elevating system efficiency and longevity.
  • Diligent maintenance and reliability specialists committed to preserving fluid quality and upholding peak system performance.
  • Engaged heat transfer system operators and decision-makers, regardless of their level of expertise, who recognize the pivotal role of fluid management in overall system success.
Sustaining Performance

Video Credit: The Lubrizol Corporation

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