Water Treatment Resources & FAQs

Consequences of Low Flow in Cooling Towers

JULY 29, 2020

What Is Low Flow In Cooling Towers? A cooling tower is designed to remove heat by evaporation of water. The tower is also designed to have a minimum and maximum...


Controlling Aluminum Corrosion in Cooling Tower Systems

JULY 27, 2020

What Is The Problem With Aluminum Corrosion in Cooling Towers? Aluminum is lightweight, easy to tool and has been used in many industries for years. Unfortunately, aluminum has different solubility...


Good Reasons to Discharge Tower Bleed to Sanitary Sewers

JULY 25, 2020

Cooling tower treatment requires the controlled discharge from cooling towers and other recirculating water systems is designed to maintain a certain level of water usage efficiency or cycles of concentration....


Controlling White Rust (Galvanic Corrosion) in Cooling Towers

JULY 23, 2020

What is White Rust? Why Is There White Rust In My Cooling Tower? White rust is a white, waxy material that can accumulate on the galvanized surfaces of newer cooling...


Preventing Corrosion and Fouling During Lay Up

JULY 21, 2020

Why Does Chardon’s Cooling Tower Treatment Program Stress The Importance of Laying Up Cooling Towers? If left to grow unchecked, the bacteria that live in your cooling tower will colonize...


Cleaning Heat Exchangers

JULY 19, 2020

Where Does Scale Come From in Heat Exchangers? Scale comes in a variety of forms, but the most common is calcium carbonate, or CaCO3. Calcium scale precipitates when the threshold...


Overview of the Chardon Cooling Tower Inhibitor Product Line

JULY 17, 2020

What is the Chardon Cooling Tower Inhibitor Product Line? Chardon cooling tower treatment utilizes a variety of cooling tower scale and corrosion inhibitors. Each product has attributed designed to address...


Effective Cooling Tower Water Treatment for New System Startup

JULY 15, 2020

The startup of a new cooling system is a critical period in its lifecycle. Chardon Labs offers cooling tower treatment for new systems with two clear objectives in mind: thorough...


Steam Boiler Preventative Maintenance Musts

JULY 1, 2020

Steam Boiler Preventative Maintenance Musts Industrial steam boilers are found in essential systems in almost every industry, from hospitals to food processing. Boilers provide heat, hot water or both, and...


What Is Thermal Stress?

JUNE 10, 2020

What Is Thermal Stress? Steam boilers form the backbone of many different industries. They generate electricity for industrial operations, supply hot water for commercial and hospital laundries, heat water to...