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Insulation Innovation - 2018 Blog Recap

Posted by Brittney Fells on Dec 12, 2018 9:30:00 AM

 

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Topics: Jacketing systems, OSHA, industrial insulation, Inspection Methods, Mechanical Insulation Systems, insulation installation, OSHA Inspection, insulation properties, Weather Barrier

Six Strengths of Stone Wool

Posted by Brittney Fells on Oct 15, 2018 10:13:00 AM

Stone wool, also referred to as mineral wool, has been produced naturally since the beginning of the nineteenth century. The natural, sustainable material has significant advantages over other insulation materials. 

We have broken down the power of stone wool into six strengths that are inherent in the versatile properties of this industrial insulation material. The six strengths found below help commercial and industrial facilities address some of the biggest application challenges. 

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Topics: Industrial Mechanical Insulation, Mineral wool, mechanical insulation, industrial insulation, insulation properties, stone wool insulation, strengths

Tempmat vs. Ceramic Fiber Blanket

Posted by Brittney Fells on Aug 22, 2018 10:11:00 AM

There is an assortment of insulation materials for the industrial insulator. Many of these we have covered before in previous blogs or discussions. Two insulation materials often considered for high-temperature, thermal applications are Tempmat and Ceramic Fiber Blanket. 

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Topics: glass fiber properties, Removable Insulation Blanket, insulation materials, industrial insulation, tempmat, refractory products, ceramic fiber blanket, high-temperature applications, fiber blanket, ceramic fibers

Insulation Properties and their Definitions

Posted by Brittney Fells on Jul 23, 2018 10:03:00 AM

Thermal Properties are typically first thought of when selecting an insulation material. Other properties must be considered when choosing an insulation type.

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Topics: industrial insulation, mechanical insulation properties, thermal properties, chemical properites, mechanical properites, applications, definitions

Maintenance Inspection for Mechanical Insulation

Posted by Brittney Fells on Jul 2, 2018 10:04:00 AM

Once an industrial insulation project is complete, what happens next? That’s where maintenance of the system becomes an after project component. Below you will find crucial factors to take into consideration after the project is complete.  

A properly designed and installed insulation system will require periodic maintenance. Over time, any mechanical insulation system can become damaged, and if no maintenance plan is in place, repairs will have a costly effect. While also posing other risks which include the following. 

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Topics: mechanical insulation, industrial insulation, industrial insulation industry, Inspection Methods, Maintenance, Mechanical Insulation Systems

Reduce the Risk of Mold Growth on Mechanical Systems

Posted by Brittney Fells on Jun 14, 2018 9:53:00 AM

Moisture control is something that every plant and facility struggles with, especially ones with pipes and ducts carrying fluids at below-ambient temperatures. When it comes to condensation and mechanical systems, there are three issues to be aware of. 

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Topics: mechanical insulation, industrial insulation, mechanical piping systems, piping, insulation system, mold growth, preventing mold growth, below-ambient systems, closed-cell insulation, condensation control, moisture control

Insulation Tips for Breweries

Posted by Brittney Fells on Jun 6, 2018 10:02:00 AM

Recently we supplied insulation for a small brewery tank manufacturer, and it got us thinking that we should share our insulation tips for breweries because many of us are not aware of the role that properly insulated equipment plays in creating a perfect, cold brewed beer.

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Topics: mechanical insulation, industrial insulation, mechanical piping systems, piping, breweries, insulation tips, cold and hot temperatures, pipeline

Ethanol-Alternative Fuel Basics

Posted by Brittney Fells on May 14, 2018 10:25:00 AM

For those who do not know alternative fuel (also known as non-conventional and advanced fuel) is a fuel other than gasoline for powering motor vehicles, such as ethanol, natural gas, hydrogen, propane, or electricity. Often, they produce less pollution than gasoline or diesel.

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Topics: mechanical piping applications, mechanical insulation, industrial insulation, mechanical piping systems, ethanol, fuel, piping, alternative fuel

Pharmaceutical Industry and Industrial Insulation

Posted by Brittney Fells on May 4, 2018 10:03:00 AM

Pharmaceutical production requires a wide range of infrastructure types to operate. The heating and cooling of materials through processes such as distillation and crystallization require a considerable amount of energy. Industrial insulation aids in minimizing the energy cost while also benefiting other parts of these facilities such as the mechanical piping system.

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Topics: mechanical insulation, industrial insulation, mechanical piping systems, pharmaceutical industry, chilled-water systems

Pulp & Paper Manufacturing Process

Posted by Brittney Fells on Apr 25, 2018 9:56:00 AM

The pulp and paper industry is one of the largest industrial sectors in the global marketplace. The industry manufactures a wide range of commercial paper products, including tissue paper, glossy paper, catalog paper, drawing paper, cards, newspapers, etc.

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Topics: mechanical insulation, industrial insulation, manufacturing process, paper, pulp and paper industry, pulp, industrial insulation industry

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