Effectively using heat transfer fluids
With small leaks, the costs associated with fluid replacement are the first concerns that come to mind. But, issues related to fluid odor and employee discomfort also should be addressed. With larger leaks come health and safety issues. Not only is employee discomfort such as breathing difficulty an issue but so is employee exposure to chemicals, thermal burns and insulation fires. By looking at the risks associated with leaking heat transfer fluids, you may be able to keep a small leak from turning catastrophic or at the very least, prevent an injury. Although small fluid leaks may seem to be no more than an inconvenience, all leaks have the potential to become hazardous under the wrong conditions.