Today’s telecommunications networks are essential for the Internet, cell phones, and industrial control and communications, in addition to radio and television. As bandwidth and power demands increase, the electrical component densities in telecom equipment, such as transmitters and receivers, increase at similar rates.
Outside plant enclosures for telecommunications, including cell tower base stations, control cabinets, power cabinets, and distribution stations, must be kept within the maximum recommended operating temperature of critical equipment to insure reliable communications links.
Widely distributed and remote locations, challenging conditions, and extreme climates call for state-of-the-art methods for cost-efficient cooling of telecom enclosures. In addition, enclosures located outdoors demand a watertight seal to keep precipitation and contaminants, such as dust and humidity, from entering and damaging electrical equipment.
In general, there are 2 solutions to the Free Cooling Unit