May 2002

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HP Water Management: Improve non-oxidizing microbiological control in your cooling water system

Chlorine is the most commonly used chemical for microbiological control in open cooling water systems. Typically, bromine is applied in small cooling towers and systems with alkaline wa..

Huchler, L. A., MarTech Systems, Inc.

Chlorine is the most commonly used chemical for microbiological control in open cooling water systems. Typically, bromine is applied in small cooling towers and systems with alkaline water. These two oxidizing biocides are very effective against sessile organisms (floating organisms) and their usage cost is low. However, they have several important limitations such as: Cannot penetrate slime masses Corrode copper, mild steel, galvanized materials and even stainless steel at high concentrations. Non-oxidizing biocides are organic-based chemicals used separately in closed-loop systems and in conjunction

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