Rotary Heat Exchangers Pty Ltd

Published Articles

The Following Articles were published in Climate Control News over the past decade.

Rotary Heat Exchangers Pty Ltd ready to celebrate 50 years of counterflow innovation

Ringwood Aquanation has incorporated 12 Mylar heat wheels into four air handling units providing heated fresh air to the new pool hall.

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CCN JULY 2017

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CCN JULY 2015 MONASH AQUATIC

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CCN JULY 2014 PERFORMANCE CHARACTERISTICS EXPLAINED

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CCN JUNE 2014 - THE BOX HILL AQUATIC STORY

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BOX HILL AQUALINK 2013 in Vic
The redevelopment of Aqualink Box Hill by Whitehorse City Council in 2013 created an outstanding new community facility that provides a diverse range of health, fitness and leisure opportunities for its community with unprecedented environmental sustainability credentials. It is the largest and one of the most important projects in the Council’s history and is one of the most modern and innovative aquatic and leisure centres in Australia in terms of its environmentally-sustainable design features. These include cogeneration and solar water heating.
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hese energy and greenhouse gas reduction features include the re-use of 2 unique Australian rotary heat exchangers supplied to the 33 year old Centre in 1979 together with the installation of 3 new Australian heat wheels, which recycle 90% of waste heat from the exhaust contaminated pool hall air to provide heated fresh dry air to the Centre.


1979 ROUND FRAME HEAT WHEELS
- ROTARY HEAT EXCHANGERS PTY LTD BAYSWATER ROUND FRAME HEAT WHEELS MANUFACTURED IN 1979

These low life cycle cost wheels are expected to provide these savings and green house gas reductions for the full life of the new Centre without replacement and with minimal maintenance and no deterioration in performance. As well as providing on-going large energy cost savings they also avoid costly equipment replacement costs.
33YR OLD ROUND FRAME WHEELS RECOVERED FROM DEMOLISHED SITE
OF THE OLD BOX HILL AQUATIC CENTRE
OLD ROUND FRAME HEAT WHEELS RECOVERED FROM THE DEMOLISHED AQUATIC IN 2012

Refurbishment involved cleaning the rotors with pressurised water jets, repainting the frames and providing new bearings and motor drives.
NEW SQUARE FRAME AND OLD CIRCULAR FRAME WHEELS LEAVING RHE FACTORY FOR BOX HILL AQUALINK IN 2013
– FIVE HEAT WHEELS LEAVING RHE BAYSWATER FACTORY FOR NEW BOX HILL AQUALINK IN 2013 INCLUDING THE TWO REFURBISHED WHEELS
33YR ROUND FRAME HEAT WHEELS IN NEW 2013 AQUATIC
AIR HANDLING UNIT BUILT BY
G.J. WALKER

Fresh Air Free Heated by wheels prior to entering Hot water coil for make up heat

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Cold Incoming Ambient Fresh Air upstream side of wheels
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CCN AUG 2011

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CCN APR 2010

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CCN JUL 2010

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CCN JUL 2006 PART1

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CCN JUL 2006 PART2

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