Vapor Barrier Insulation

Sep 09 2021
Vapor Barrier Insulation

Chilled water applications (around 45°F/7.77°C) and cryogenic applications (-126°F/-87.8°C & lower) require that ambient air does not reach the component or sweating and/or icing conditions occur. To keep ambient air from reaching the insulation or even the component a vapor barrier is required. The purpose vapor barriers is exactly what it sounds like, a barrier of material that will not...

Installing Insulation Blankets

Jun 17 2021
Installing Insulation Blankets

What are removable insulation blankets? A Thermaxx insulation blanket is a custom-made removable insulation pad designed for thermal insulation use on mechanical engineering components. These components include all elements of any steam, condensate, hot water, cold water, or chilled water system. Removable insulation is critical to any component that requires routine maintenance as the...

Cryogenic Pipe Insulation Solutions for LNG Plant in Maryland With Aspen Aerogels

Jun 10 2021
Cryogenic Pipe Insulation Solutions for LNG Plant in Maryland With Aspen Aerogels

What is Cryogenic Liquid Natural Gas? When  LNG  is returned to its gaseous state, it is  used  across the residential, commercial and industrial sectors for purposes as diverse as heating, cooking, generating electricity and manufacturing a wide variety of products.

6 Reasons to Switch to Removable Insulation Covers

Jun 05 2021
6 Reasons to Switch to Removable Insulation Covers

 

Insulating Cold Pipe Systems

Jul 15 2019
Insulating Cold Pipe Systems

Insulation is not just used for containing heat. It is also used to control cold pipe systems and keep them functioning properly and in good repair.

The Difference Between Hot And Cold Insulation Materials

Jun 30 2019
The Difference Between Hot And Cold Insulation Materials

It’s difficult to make the decision between purchasing hot or cold removable insulation materials without truly knowing both sides of the story. Both forms of insulation materials are going to save you money in the end, but it is vital to determine which is the most practical and cost effective for your piping system.

Choosing the Right Insulation for the Removable Jacket Job

Jun 23 2019
Choosing the Right Insulation for the Removable Jacket Job

There are a lot of things to take into consideration when you’re deciding what type of insulation to use for any particular application. We’ll cover 5 of the most important factors to consider here as it relates to piping, valves, and fittings.

Choosing Insulation: Is Removable Insulation Right for You?

Jun 22 2019
Choosing Insulation: Is Removable Insulation Right for You?

Before we can talk about whether removable insulation is the correct solution for anyone, it’s worth taking a minute to define it: Removable insulation is a blanket or jacket that can be put on and taken off easily. Often, the blankets use Velcro™, and are as easy to affix as putting on sneakers that have Velcro ties.  In contrast, regular insulation can be put on by professionals, but to take...

Heat Insulation, Cold Insulation & Heated Insulation

Dec 03 2018
Heat Insulation, Cold Insulation & Heated Insulation

Heat Insulation, Cold Insulation & Heated Insulation: An Overview

Chiller Insulation Blankets

Jun 22 2018
Chiller Insulation Blankets

Chiller insulation blankets are becoming the standard replacement insulation for factory applied chiller insulation. The factory applies insulation to the low temperature surfaces such as the evaporator, water boxes and suction elbow. The insulation is usually ¾” thick rubber insulation with a K factor of 0.3 Btu-in./hr.-ft²-°F. If maintenance is required on any of the low temperature areas of...