September 11, 2006 16:05 ET

Lydall Industrial Thermal Solutions, Inc. Announces the Release of a New Chiller Design

MANCHESTER, CT -- (MARKET WIRE) -- September 11, 2006 -- Lydall, Inc. (NYSE: LDL) - Lydall Industrial Thermal Solutions, Inc., makers of Affinity® re-circulating chillers and heat exchangers, today announced the release of an advanced chiller design configured for world-wide applications.

Lydall's newest chiller includes a variable frequency drive to compensate for differences in voltage supply around the world, is manufactured to Semi S-2 standards, and has a sealed reservoir to allow placement up to 49 feet below a process.

Lydall's advanced chiller design also employs a brazed-plate heat exchanger to provide faster response, tighter temperature control and a smaller footprint, up to 30 percent smaller than the current market leader. The new chiller removes 10,000 Watts at 20 degrees C in both 50 and 60 Hertz environments and provides 10 gpm with 40 psi available in a 60 Hz environment and 8 gpm with 40 psi available in a 50 Hz environment. Its refrigerant is environmentally friendly (HFC R-134a), and dry contact alarms as well as RS-485 communications are available for interlocking to a process.

Lydall, Inc. is a New York Stock Exchange listed company, headquartered in Manchester, Connecticut. The Company, with operations in the U.S., France, and Germany and sales offices in Europe and Asia, focuses on specialty engineered products for the thermal/acoustical and filtration/separation markets. Affinity® re-circulating chillers and heat exchangers, manufactured by Lydall Industrial Thermal Solutions, Inc., are recognized worldwide for quality design, long life, and ease in preventative maintenance.

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