Enclosure & Electronics Cooling, Liquid Cooling and Signaling Solutions

Need help sizing Chillers? Pfannenberg is here for you!

Posted by Marine Vienney on Mar 6, 2017 11:19:05 AM

Do you have a need for liquid cooling? Do you have an old chiller that needs to be replaced? Are you unsure of your liquid cooling options? We are here to help!

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Topics: Chillers, liquid cooling

The Future of Food and Beverage Preservation Utilizing Chillers

Posted by Allison Kowalewski on Feb 16, 2017 2:12:53 PM

High Pressure Processing (HPP) Technology guarantees a longer lasting freshness and high quality taste for products. 

With health and wellness trends dominating the Food and Beverage industry, manufacturers are seeking new equipment to help support maintaining their "healthy" quality throughout the supply chain.

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Topics: North America, Water Cooling, Food and Beverage, Food & Beverage, Chillers

How Pfannenberg Thermal Management & Signaling Solutions Save the Holidays

Posted by Allison Kowalewski on Dec 14, 2016 1:13:49 PM

Pfannenberg products ensure that manufacturing operations are up and running - especially during the holidays when many manufacturing lines are always online. Read below on just a few example applications on how Pfannenberg supports these product lines and keeps them running.  

Part 1 – Candy Canes:

Candy Canes - The go-to holiday candy.  As a child, they are passed out and enjoyed by many, and as adults they are necessary for almost any holiday decoration.  This peppermint candy involves very delicate care when being processed.  There are many differences in temperature to heat up or cool down – just enough that it maintains flavor and will not ruin the product quality.  All throughout the manufacturing process of candy canes, temperatures are critical.  At certain stages, the temperature needs to be increased to help form the canes, then at other parts it needs to be cooled so that it can be mixed to perfect flavor and coloring.

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Topics: Air Water Heat Exchangers, Thermal Management, North America, Packaged Chillers, Food & Beverage, Chillers

Vacuum Turkey Packaging - Thanksgiving Edition

Posted by Allison Kowalewski on Nov 21, 2016 1:57:47 PM

Tis’ the season – for we have many things to be thankful for this year!  With the holiday season quickly approaching, we are taking the time to reflect on all of our blessings.  Common dishes for most Traditional American Thanksgivings include turkey, cranberry sauce, stuffing, green bean casseroles, fresh baked rolls, and pumpkin pie. Most of us look forward to this holiday all year, for it is a time to be thankful and gather with loved ones. 

Turkey processors themselves have to really work all year to meet this spike in demand around the holidays.  Innovation in new packaging technology allows these processors to be able to serve a fresh Turkey that has a longer shelf life without chemicals.  Pfannenberg’s thermal management and chiller products are a perfect fit for aiding in the packaging side of Turkey processing.

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Topics: Thermal Management, North America, Food & Beverage, Chillers

Pfannenberg - Global Solutions and Support for OEMS

Posted by Allison Kowalewski on Oct 4, 2016 9:51:43 AM

When it comes down to the final decision on whether or not to purchase new equipment for a plant, the decision tends to fall down to three major concerns:

  1. What preventative yearly/monthly/weekly/daily maintenance is required?
  2. Is it able to withstand the environment?
  3. How much time and money will it save?
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Topics: Air Water Heat Exchangers, Filterfans, Enclosure Cooling, North America, Thermostats, Heaters, Chillers

The 6 Step Guide to Choosing the Best Chiller for your Application

Posted by Marine Vienney on Sep 29, 2016 8:37:21 AM

Heat is a single common by-product of today‘s manufacturing machines that include the advanced automation technology required for both high speed operation and high precision. Components such as spindle motors, variable frequency drives, laser and x-ray sources all require cooling to operate properly and reliably – most often in the very adverse manufacturing environments.

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Topics: Chillers, liquid cooling

Understanding the Different Types of Liquids Used in Chillers for Cooling Processes

Posted by Marine Vienney on Sep 23, 2016 10:51:56 AM

With manufacturing space at minimum, machine packages have become smaller and liquid cooling has emerged as the most efficient and economical means of removing process heat. Chillers often are the only method of providing sustainable efficiency & reliability performances in "hostile" environments. 

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Topics: Enclosure Cooling, Packaged Chillers, Chillers

Pfannenberg Products Assist in Making an American Staple Summer Treat

Posted by Allison Kowalewski on Aug 15, 2016 11:31:48 AM

Hot dogs – a staple summer treat that brings back memories of family cookouts and baseball games. It is an American favorite summertime food! Hot dogs go through a series of complex processes that combine the ingredients into their delicious final form and Pfannenberg's PWS Air to Water Heat Exchangers are perfect to keep things running. 

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Topics: Air Water Heat Exchangers, Thermal Management, Food & Beverage, Chillers

Chillers for X-Ray Machines – A Food & Beverage Success Story

Posted by Allison Kowalewski on Aug 9, 2016 9:39:46 AM

With the next round of Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) updated regulations taking into effect September, food processing companies are scurrying to make sure their facilities are up to code. The newest set of updates will support efforts into the quick responses to food/beverage related emergencies (contamination, expired products, recalls, and foreign materials). The new amendments also require that the FDA inspect the food production facility every two years to make sure that the facility and products adhere to all regulations. 

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Topics: Air Water Heat Exchangers, Packaged Chillers, Food & Beverage, Chillers

The Technology of Cooling Part 4: Closed Loop Liquid Cooling Solutions

Posted by Marine Vienney on Jul 29, 2016 9:57:00 AM

Liquid Cooling Solutions like Air to Water Heat Exchangers or Chillers are especially well adapted to hot, dirty environments, where it provides a method of removing the heat from the machine and not contributing additional heat back into the environment.

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Topics: Air Water Heat Exchangers, Enclosure Cooling, Water Cooling, Chillers