Poorly inhibited glycols are no bargain


Dow Heat Transfer Fluids are made out of the highest quality ingredients, backed by detailed analytical and performance data from the world's leading chemical manufacturer.

DOWFROST heat transfer fluid contains specially formulated packages of food grade industrial inhibitors that help prevent corrosion. It is made with DOW PuraGuard Propylene Glycol USP/EP, a pharmaceutical grade of mono-propylene glycol with specified purity greater than 99.8%.

When you compare DOWFROST industrial inhibited glycol based fluids with other heat transfer options, there really is no comparison.

The quality of the glycol thermal fluid you select will have a direct bearing on the long term performance and maintenance of your systems. You can never be sure if you have both adequate freeze and corrosion protection which leads to inadequate maintenance and you may be compelled to replace your fluid frequently which eventually becomes expensive operationally.

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WHY CHEMPOINT?


ChemPoint is a leading national distributor for Dow Heat Transfer Fluids-DOWFROST, DOWTHERM & SYLTHERM*. With an exclusive team with technical expertise, nine stocking locations, and service levels over 95%, we can meet your fluid needs faster, more reliably and at a cost that keeps you competitive.



With our unique approach to distribution, ChemPoint provides access to our internal team of chemical engineers and subject matter experts as well as the full complement of Dow's technical resources and free system analysis. When you work with passionate engineers you are closer to the solutions and peace of mind you need.

We offer:
  • System design consultation
  • Unbiased fluid selection
  • Pre-diluted and concentrate glycol solutions
  • Installation and operational trouble shooting
  • Free annual fluid analysis
 

Corrosion Testing Results*: Corrosion Rate - Mils per Year

Medium Plain Water Plain PG DOWFROST
Fluid
Copper 0.08 0.16 0.20
Solder 3.14 34.70 0.03
Brass 0.22 0.20 0.16
Steel 9.69 9.80 0.04
Cast Iron 21.10 16.20 0.15
Aluminum 13.20 1.80 +0.26

Note: The test data listed are intended for screening purposes only. Corrosion rates in excess of 0.5 mils per year (2.5 miles per year for aluminum) are generally not considered adequate for corrosion protection.

+ - showed a weight gain.
* Based on corrosion test ASTM D1384


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