Case Stories – Precise Innovation with Rittal Cooling Solutions in Aviation Maintenance

Case Stories – Precise Innovation with Rittal Cooling Solutions in Aviation Maintenance

In the dynamic world of aviation, where every second counts and precision is paramount, maintaining optimal conditions within aircraft components is not just a matter of convenience, but a necessity. This is where PG Technologies, a joint venture between Praxair Surface Technologies and GE Aviation, steps in, with a mission to revolutionize aviation maintenance through innovative solutions tailored for the industry’s unique demands.

Meet Louis Lim, the Maintenance Manager, and Ken Siang, the Control Engineer, both instrumental figures at PG Technologies. Their recent triumph over a series of challenges in maintaining panel air conditioning units is a testament to their dedication and the effectiveness of their strategic approach.


The Issues: PG Tech faced many issues with their panel air conditioning units, ranging from non-functionality to excessive condensation drainage. The situation was exacerbated by the outdated nature of the units, making finding spare parts a daunting task. The urgency of the matter demanded swift action to minimize downtime and ensure the uninterrupted operation of critical systems.

The Challenges: One of PG Tech’s primary challenges was finding a solution provider capable of accommodating their tight schedules and offering flexible payment terms. With scheduled downtime often confirmed on short notice, finding a partner who could deliver promptly was crucial to their operations.

The Solution: In the face of adversity, PG Tech turned to Rittal and HoST Solutions for their expertise and reliability. Rittal’s Cooling Panel Solution offered a quick and effective fix to the existing issues and promised enhanced connectivity and energy efficiency, aligning perfectly with PG Tech’s long-term goals. HoST Solutions, known for their flexibility and proficiency in industrial automation, proved to be the perfect complement, ensuring a seamless implementation process.

The Results: The implementation of Rittal’s Cooling Panels brought about a remarkable transformation. The once-troubled units now maintain an ideal temperature, with issues related to condensation effectively resolved. Incorporating smart cooling solutions reduced energy consumption and facilitated predictive maintenance, further enhancing PG Tech’s operational efficiency.

Rittal Cooling units: Cooling units keep the enclosure’s internal temperature constant, independent of the ambient temperature. The air routing meets individual requirements. Two separate circuits prevent dust from ingressing into the enclosure. Boost your efficiency and protect the environment at the same time with our energy-saving, eco-friendly climate control solutions for enclosures and machines.

The Conclusion: For PG Technologies, this success story is just the beginning. Their commitment to modernization and connectivity remains unwavering as they continue to explore innovative solutions to meet the evolving needs of the aviation industry. With a firm focus on leveraging IoT monitoring and embracing cutting-edge technologies, PG Tech is poised to redefine aviation maintenance standards. The journey of PG Technologies exemplifies the power of collaboration, innovation, and unwavering determination to overcome challenges and achieve success. Through strategic partnerships and a relentless pursuit of excellence, they have resolved immediate issues and set a precedent for future endeavours in aviation maintenance. As they continue to push the boundaries of possibility, PG Tech stands as a beacon of inspiration for the industry, showcasing the transformative impact of vision and perseverance in pursuing excellence.



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About HoST

HoST, founded back in 1990, operates in the industrial automation market across Singapore and parts of South East Asia. HoST’s vision is to be a company that delivers customer-centric values to address evolving business needs. HoST has been mainly recognised as the sole authorised distributor of Allen-Bradley Company in Singapore. Over the years, HoST has not only established strong ties with its various business partners but have continued to build new and successful business relationships to provide its customers with the best-in-class solutions that are available in this competitive market. HoST ever-expanding portfolio of solutions makes up the three core pillars of its business, specifically in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT), Industrial Network and Security, as well as Carbon Footprint Reduction, which reflect HoST’s commitment to innovation and sustainable growth.

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