Aerogel Insulation Blankets By Thermaxx Jackets

Jun 10 2021
Aerogel Insulation Blankets By Thermaxx Jackets

What Is Aerogel? According to aerogel.org, Aerogels are a diverse class of porous, solid materials that exhibit an uncanny array of extreme materials properties. Most notably aerogels are known for their extreme low densities (which range from 0.0011 to ~0.5 g cm-3). Silica aerogel is the most common type of aerogel, most frequently seen in photographs and what people generally refer to when...

Marine Engine Room Insulation Blankets

Aug 21 2019
Marine Engine Room Insulation Blankets

The engine room (or ER) of a large marine vessel such as a tug boat, fire boat, or mega ship houses the vessel's prime mover, usually some variations of a heat engine - diesel engine, gas or steam turbine, or some combination of these. On a large percentage of vessels ships and boats, the engine room is located near the bottom, and at the rear or aft end of the vessel, and usually comprises few...

Insulating Ammonia Refrigeration Systems

Sep 28 2018
Insulating Ammonia Refrigeration Systems

Insulating Ammonia Refrigeration Systems can save a tremendous amount of Energy Dollars! Please use extreme caution when working on or around an Ammonia system.  Ammonia is both caustic and hazardous in its concentrated form. It is classified as an extremely hazardous substance in the United States.

Food Grade Insulation Blankets

May 02 2018
Food Grade Insulation Blankets

Thermaxx Jackets has worked with many clients who are trying to make their food processing plant more energy efficient, safer, and cleaner (such as Calabro Cheese). The USDA recommends insulating pipes in food processing facilities, providing a layer of protection between the piping and your product. The insulation blankets used should be food grade or food safe. “Food grade” or “food safe” means...

Life Expectancy of Indoor & Outdoor Removable Insulation Blankets

Apr 13 2018
Life Expectancy of Indoor & Outdoor Removable Insulation Blankets

This article was written by Will Jones, an insulation expert at Thermaxx Jackets.

Insulation Blankets for Clean Rooms & Airtight Rooms

Mar 23 2018
Insulation Blankets for Clean Rooms & Airtight Rooms

Insulating in an airtight or clean room application can be extremely difficult. Good clean room design has the mechanical insulation out of the airtight or clean room environment to avoid the possibility of fibers being introduced into the air. At the same time, there can be equipment in the clean room that must be used in a production situation and has an elevated temperature that can cause an...

The Applications of Aerogel Insulation (Pyrogel® XT)

Mar 20 2017
The Applications of Aerogel Insulation (Pyrogel® XT)

This article was written by Bill Tyree, an employee of Thermaxx Jackets.