MANCHESTER, Conn., Jan. 20, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lydall Affinity, a division of Lydall, Inc. (NYSE:LDL) based in Ossipee, NH, known for the high performance of its specialized chillers, has added the 'S4K' 4000W and 'S6K' 6000W models to its S-Series line of standard configuration chillers.

Four models of the S-Series are now available, offering 1kW, 2kW, 4kW and 6kW cooling capacities. S-Series models incorporate the features needed to maximize chiller effectiveness in customer applications - extended temperature range of -10°C to 30°C (14°F to 86°F), ± 0.1°C temperature stability, enhanced ergonomic user interface and 'Green' design for low resource consumption. 

"The S-Series chillers have been extremely popular since we introduced the S1K and S2K in early 2010," commented Bob Sandberg, Director of Sales and Marketing at Lydall Affinity. "The new S4K and S6K chillers are a logical expansion of the line, and satisfy the requests from our customers and the marketplace for S-Series solutions with higher cooling capacities."

The modular design of the S-Series chillers has made them popular in a wide variety of industries and applications. They are easy to configure, deliver the consistent performance expected from the S-Series platform and are available within short lead times (typically two – three weeks).

As with all its products, the S-Series chillers incorporate the 20 years of industry leading experience of Lydall Affinity's design team and the operational excellence that has put 30,000 chillers in the field around the world. Lydall Affinity customers can rely on the Company's worldwide service and support network available 24/7.

Complete specifications and information on the new S-Series chillers can be found at 

About Lydall Affinity

Based in Ossipee, NH, Lydall Affinity designs and manufactures a broad line of chillers and heat exchangers that consistently outperform other brands. Affinity brand refrigerated chillers cover a heat load range of 1 to 300kW with even higher heat removal capabilities available from the Company's water-to-water units.

The Company provides both air and water-cooled units with a variety of pumps, safety and controller options. Key industries served include semiconductor, laser/photonics, medical/pharmaceutical, food processing and plastics manufacturing. For further information on Lydall Affinity, contact:

Lydall Affinity Greg Hannoosh Kevin Brennan
775 Route 16 Next Step Communications, Inc. Lydall Affinity
Ossipee, NY 03864 USA (978) 363-5372 (603) 539-1458
Tel. (603) 539-3600
Fax (603) 539-8484    

About Lydall, Inc.

Lydall, Inc. is a New York Stock Exchange listed company, headquartered in Manchester, Connecticut. The Company, with operations in the U.S., France, the Netherlands and Germany and sales offices in the U.S., Europe, and Asia, manufactures specialty engineered products for the thermal/acoustical and filtration/separation markets. For more information, visit . Lydall (R) is a registered trademark of Lydall, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries. All product names are trademarks of Lydall, Inc. or Charter Medical, Ltd.
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