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Pipe Tap Requirements (48” — 144” diameter)

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The taps should be located in the longest unobstructed section of straight pipe available and easily accessible, and at positions a minimum of 8-10 pipe diameters from any upstream interference and 4-5 pipe diameters from any downstream interference.

Pipe Tap Requirements (up to 48” diameter)

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These connections should be located on the return pipe to the cooling tower. They may be installed on a horizontal or vertical section of pipe providing an adequate straight run.

Thermal Performance Testing Information

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Most testing done today is conducted using data acquisition systems to measure the temperatures. This discussion assumes this type of system is used.