Installation of Monitrol Water Management Program at midwest automotive customer results in 80% water and 15% chemical usage reductions.
The customer is a large automotive parts manufacturer located in the Midwest, USA. The account has multiple cooling towers totaling just over 1100 active tons.
The facility had two primary issues with their water treatment program. First, copper corrosion was occurring in the system, resulting in copper levels at the discharge greater than local regulations allowed. Copper levels in the blowdown of the various towers ranged from 0.1-1.1 ppm. Second, due to the limits of the water treatment program being used, cycles were limited to just two. This resulted in a blowdown rate in excess of 17 million gallons of water per year.
The DuBois Solution
DuBois proposed a complete, Water Management Program across all of the facilities’ cooling towers. This program consisted of Monitrol 2300 PBB, DICA 66, and Trex-Ade 410 (for additional copper corrosion inhibition.) A Monitrol equipment program was also installed.
Results and Benefits
Industry News / 07.14.19
Matt Roeser, DuBois Sales Representative – Wisconsin, was awarded the Supplier of the Year by the Wisconsin Chapter of CCAI. This was primary due to Matt’s efforts and leadership within the association. CCAI works to raise the standards of finishing operations through educational meetings and seminars, training manuals, certification programs, and outreach programs with colleges and universities.
Training / 02.12.19
This conference will bring stampers and die shops up to date on new lubricants for stamping and tool and die machining, and help them evaluate new formulations and select the right lubricant for the job. Rick Bulter, DuBois R&D Manager, will be part of the training team at this event sponsored by the MetalForming magazine with support by the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers.
Recent Events / 06.18.18
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