Designing a chiller – in just four steps

24 June 2015

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Designing a chiller – in just four stepsDesigners and technical buyers in mechanical engineering can now plan machinery and process cooling more easily than ever thanks to the new Rittal TopTherm Configurator. The online tool will help users precisely determine the necessary cooling output, quickly select the appropriate equipment, and automatically compile all the technical data – in just four steps.

Christian Westwood, Rittal’s product manager for climate, says: “We have had more than 8000 requests about the configurator in just 3 months, which underlines just how interested customers are in the benefits it offers.”

The tool, which is available in seven languages, helps designers and technical buyers in mechanical engineering to design chillers (recooling systems) quickly and easily. The Configurator offers an accurate and automated basis for calculating the cooling output required, and helps in quickly selecting the appropriate chiller in the 1–40kW power range. The range of functions includes interactive product information on the extensive system accessories.

Defined optional packages are also easy to configure. Drawings for compiling quotations or for engineering can be quickly downloaded in dwg, pdf, and 3D-pdf formats, and users can also download parts lists, specifications and tender texts, as well as cooling and pump performance characteristics. It means all the necessary technical data is available with just a few clicks of the mouse and data can be easily transmitted to the manufacturer during the tendering and ordering procedure.

The Rittal Configurator is available in German, English, French, Spanish, Italian, Dutch and Russian on the web. Further information can be found at

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