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August 07, 2013 06:30 ET

Steam, Air-Cooled Condensers Play Critical Role in Combined-Cycle, CHP Power Plants, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwired - Aug 7, 2013) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Surface condensers, which are water-cooled shell and tube heat exchangers, are typically installed on the exhaust steam outlet of a power plant's steam turbine, then used to convert steam into liquid at atmospheric pressures or below. Air-cooled condensers are a similar technology, typically used in areas where water is in short supply. But air-cooled condensers are significantly more expensive, and they cannot reach exhaust pressures lower than those reached by water-cooled condensers.

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