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Fluid Cooler Module | CCAT Observatory Inc.

Berg Chilling Systems Inc. is a global leader in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing advanced thermal process control systems for a wide array of industries. With over five decades of experience, our expertise extends to pumping, chilling, freezing, and heating applications, positioning us at the forefront of thermal management solutions worldwide.

Our extensive portfolio includes the delivery of thousands of industrial refrigeration systems to clients across over 50 countries. We cater to a diverse range of sectors including transportation, chemical and petrochemical, manufacturing, building and construction, food and beverage, national defense, natural resources, recreational sports, and many others.

Dry Cooler Module

A notable achievement in 2020 was our project for the CCAT Observatory, where we designed and supplied a bespoke dry cooler module. This system, built for the demanding conditions of high-altitude, dusty outdoor environments, offers a robust 150KW cooling capacity per unit. It efficiently delivers a 55-58°F (12.7-14.4°C) 50% Dowfrost solution to the telescope, with a flow rate of 80 GPM, serving 4 compressors and 5 cabinets. The design facilitates easy expansion, allowing additional fluid coolers to be integrated, increasing the total capacity to up to 450kW.

This custom solution also includes a dry cooler module for cooling helium compressors and electrical cabinets of the CCATPrime telescope. Designed for an 18,000 ft mountain location with extreme temperatures ranging from -21°C to 9°C, the system's scope included a fluid cooler mounted on a shipping container mechanical room, complete with two centrifugal pumps, an expansion/buffer tank, air separator, sensors, and a PLC system featuring a touch screen HMI for optimal control and integration.

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About Berg Chilling Systems

Berg custom designs, manufactures, installs, and services cost-effective chilling solutions for both synthetic and ammonia curling rink chillers and other recreational ice rinks. Berg’s refrigeration experts know chilling down to the core. Putting the customer’s challenges at the heart of every design, Berg sales engineers apply unmatched energy management experience to create built up or skid mounted systems using both ammonia and synthetic refrigerants.  

Berg is active in the recreational ice sector as well as the general industrial sector across Canada, the United States, and elsewhere in the world. We have the resources and abilities to build very sophisticated industrial process equipment skids, packages, and solutions, and to meet stringent design specifications. 

Wherever unique cooling needs exist, in multiple industries and in varying environments around the globe, clients trust Berg expertise. Contact us today to find out more