Epic Fails: Ice Buildup Revisted

Bill Lape revisits the subject of excessive ice build-up on ammonia refrigeration systems. Regulatory officials have often been concerned with a thin layer of frost on a product tank surge drum or a valve train, but seasoned operators of ammonia refrigeration systems recognize that this is a normal level of frost build-up and does not impede the operation of the valves, or negatively affect the physical integrity of the valves and their supports.



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