International Sugar Journal

Review of the installation of a new set of cooling towers at Farleigh mill* [Full subscriber]

Abstract The cooling towers at Farleigh mill were upgraded prior to the start of the 2014 season. A set of Jord cooling towers was demolished and replaced with a Breezewater installation. Other factory cooling towers including the Pritchard were not replaced in the upgrade. The condition of the Jord cooling towers at Farleigh Mill had deteriorated progressively after many years of good use. The fill in the cells of the tower started to collapse and the risk posed in operating Farleigh without sufficient cooling water capacity was of concern. The repair of the Jord tower was not considered economically viable.…

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