Technical Library

We're a company built by engineers and love sharing the details of what we do and how we build the best air cooled heat exchange equipment in the world. We also know that you share our thirst for information about the equipment you own or are considering purchasing. With that in mind, we've provided a variety of user manuals, technical papers and engineering data on our products. Please feel free to ask for more if your subject isn't covered.

API Standard 661 - 5th Edition/ISO 13706 The following are some comments concerning the information provided in the 5th Edition versus the 4th Edition. Download
API-661-6th-Edition-ISO 13706 (Second) - Summary of Changes Download
Basics of ACHEs software This software has a tutorial on Air Cooled Heat Exchangers plus a calculator that will provide "ball park" estimates of your project. Download
 
Compare Tuf-Lite® and Tuf-Lite® II Fan Blades Design features of Tuf-Lite® III and Tuf-Lite® II fan blades are compared. Download
Consider Variable Pitch Fans A detailed analysis of the control and energy saving advantages of variable pitch fans. Basic mechanical and operating principals are also covered. Download
Fan Assembly and Installation Instructions This is a list of an assembly and installation instructions for Hudson fans. Download
 
Fans Key to Optimum Cooling-Tower Design Axial-flow fundamentals including performance, efficiency, corrosion resistance and noise are reviewed. Download
Field Inspection Guidelines Hudson Tuf-Lite®, Tuf-Lite® II and Tuf-Lite® II Blades Field inspections of the Tuf-Lite®, Tuf-Lite® II and Tuf-Lite® II blades is listed. Download
Fin Fan® Air Cooled Heat Exchangers - Life Cycle Costs Life cycle cost should be the only measure of importance to a plant owner to avoid expensive retrofitting to correct air cooler competent failures. Download
 
Fin Tube Performance Single-tube heat transfer and mechanical strain gauge test data are presented for bimetal extruded and footed tension would interference fit fin tubes. These tubes were also tested on a semi-scale apparatus at steady-state and cycling conditions with air and water. Download
Head to Head Comparison See how Tuf-Lite III® outperforms the competition in a head to head comparison. Not only that, but we also back our products with a 36 month guarantee Download
High Torque Drive (H.T.D.) This article discusses the importance of belt teeth and sheave teeth meshing properly on slack side of belt at fan sheave. Download
 
Hot Air Recirculation by Air Coolers This paper covers model, plant and field smoke testing on dry air coolers. Download
Hudson Service Let the industry’s most experienced team verify, validate, certify and commission your assets. Download
Improve Air-Cooled Heat Exchanger Performance Employ the maintenance practices outlined here to increase the cooling capacity of your air-cooled heat exchangers. Download
 
Improving Cooling Tower Fan System A full-scale test illustrating fan efficiency contributions of various components are discussed. Download
Making the Best Even Better! Our Tuf-Lite® fan assemblies and products now come with a 36 month guarantee. Download
Minimizing Fan Energy Costs - Parts 1 and 2 Five ways of reducing the energy cost of operating axial fans are discussed. Download
 
Noise Control Air-Cooled Heat Exchangers This paper deals with noise caused by air-cooled heat exchangers. Download
Performance Improvement Air-Cooled Heat Exchangers A step-by-step method by which the end user can systematically improve the heat transfer performance of an older air-cooled heat exchanger is outlined. Download
Specify the right fin type for air-cooled heat exchangers Improved design selection can mitigate corrosion attacks on equipment and avoid tube failure. Download
 
The Basics of Air-Cooled Heat Exchangers This brochure is designed to familiarize user with the types, components, and features of Air-Cooled Heat Exchangers (ACHEs) by means of simplified explanations and procedures. Download
The Basics of Axial Flow Fans This manual is designed to familiarize users with applications for axial flow fans, velocity recovery stacks, seal discs, and variable flow fans. Download
The Cost of Noise This article discusses two case studies, the first being a 11 bay bank of Air-Cooled Heat Exchangers (ACHEs) and the second being a 8 cell counter flow Cooling Tower (CT). Download
 
The Design of Quiet Air-Cooled Heat Exchangers Major noise sources of an air-cooled heat exchanger, the factors affecting noise from each source, and how the source affects the overall noise level of the air-cooled heat exchanger are discussed. Download
Tuf-Lite® III vs. Tuf-lite® II This document is intended to present the history, the design basis, and the manufacturing process for the Tuf-Lite® III (K-blade) product. Download
 
Air-Cooled Heat Exchangers Fin-Fan® induced draft, formed draft and winterized described. Download
Auto-Variable® Hub Maintenance Maintenance Manual Download
Axial Flow Fans Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic Tuf-Lite®, Tuf-Lite® II and Tuf-Lite® III features and benefits. Download
 
Do you know what your air flow is? Air flow testing procedures. Download
Do you want to be the best? Extruded aluminum finned tube benefits. Download
Exact-A-Pitch Exact-A-Pitch digital protractor is a state-of-the-art instrument used for precise setting of fan blade pitch. Download
 
Fan Blade Installation - Quck Tips Installation Manual Download
Gulf Coast Customer Service - What can we Do for You? Hudson inspections, air flow tests, onsite training and lunch and learns are outlined. Download
Hudson Combin-aire® Air Cooled Heat Exchanger Performance Enhancement Service The benefits of cooling with Combin-aire are outlined. Download
 
Improve Fin-Fan® Performance Hudson's dry on-line cleaning for Fin-Fan® bundles. Download
Onsite Training Trailer - Have you been Trained? Hudson's onsite training trailer outlined. Download
Self-Aligning Shaft Bearings - Bearing Down on the Competition? You Bet. Features of self-aligning shaft bearings are outlined. Download
 
Tip Seal Installation Installation Manual Download
Tuf-Lite II® Fans 1000 Series Auto-Variable® Hub Installation Manual Download
Tuf-Lite II® Fans 3000H Series Hub Installation Manual Download
 
Tuf-Lite II® Fans 3000HC Series Hub Installation Manual Download
Tuf-Lite II® Fans 7000 Series Hub Installation Manual Download
Tuf-Lite II® Fans 8000 Series Hub Installation Manual Download
 
Tuf-Lite II® Fans H Hi Temp 3000HT Series Hub Installation Manual Download
Tuf-Lite III® Fans 1000K Series Auto-Variable® Hub Installation Manual Download
Tuf-Lite III® Fans 3000K Series Hub Installation Manuals Download
 
Tuf-Lite III® Fans 4000KW Series Hub Installation Manual Download
Tuf-Lite III® Fans 5000K Series Installation Manual Download
Tuf-Lite III® Fans 6000K Series Installation Manual Download
 
Tuf-Lite III® Fans 6000MK Series Installation Manual Download
Tuf-Lite III® Fans K Hi Temp 3000KHT Series Hub Installation Manual Download
Tuf-Lite® & Tuf-Lite II® Fans 6000 Series Installation Manual Download
 
Tuf-Lite® & Tuf-Lite II® Fans 6000M Series Installation Manual Download
Tuf-Lite® Fans Tuf-Lite® fan benefits and performance. Download
Tuf-Lite® Fans 1000B Series Auto-Variable® Hub Installation Manual Download
 
Tuf-Lite® Fans 3000B Series Hub Installation Manual Download
Tuf-Lite® Fans High Performance for Industrial/Utility Applications Tuf-Lite® I and II product features and benefits. Download
Tuf-Lite® III - A History Built on Excellence Tuf-Lite® III features and benefits. Download
 

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