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Navigating the 7 Thermal Fluid C’s

Thermal fluid technology has been widely used for heating and cooling applications, but the process of selecting the right fluid can be confusing. Compatibility with existing fluids and materials in the system and cost versus performance analysis are also important considerations in fluid selection. The goal is to optimize system operation and extend equipment lifetime by selecting a fluid that meets the system’s specific requirements.

This webinar explains the importance of selecting the right thermal fluid for specific operational needs. Ryan Ritz, the presenter, will highlight the “seven thermal fluid C’s” as a guide for fluid selection and provide an overview of different classifications of thermal fluids.

He will also highlight the challenges of operating in extreme temperatures and the importance of considering factors such as temperature capability, thermal stability, heat transfer efficiency, and product purity.

Key Learning Points

  • Acknowledge the significance of selecting the appropriate fluid for your heat transfer application, and comprehend the vital role this choice plays in maintaining the safety and efficiency of your entire operation.
  • Acquire the knowledge of identifying the legitimacy of claims made by thermal fluid products and evaluating the credentials of suppliers.
  • Uncover the essential components of products that should take precedence during your process of selecting thermal fluids.
  • Grasp the distinctions between fluid features that are compatible versus those that are comparable.
  • Familiarize yourself with the distinctive attributes of heat transfer fluids and understand that not all fluids are crafted with the same level of quality.

 About the Speaker

Ryan Ritz has more than ten years of experience in the field of heat transfer technology and business development. He has held significant roles such as Global Director of Technology - Heat Transfer at The Lubrizol Corporation and Business Development Manager at Paratherm. Ritz’s profound knowledge and skills shine through his extensive tenure and noteworthy contributions. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Delaware, a testament to his dedicated commitment and strategic acumen within the industry.

Who Should Attend the Webinar

This webinar caters to engineers, facility managers, procurement professionals, quality control teams, R&D specialists, industry advisors, and students in relevant fields. It provides essential insights for optimal thermal fluid selection, benefiting those responsible for system design, maintenance, procurement, product quality, and academic learning. Attendees will gain practical knowledge to enhance safety, efficiency, and performance across various industries.

Navigating the 7 Thermal Fluid Cs

Video Credit: The Lubrizol Corporation

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