;

Energy Savings Performance Contracts & Steam Pipe Insulation

Jun 30 2018
Energy Savings Performance Contracts & Steam Pipe Insulation

Energy Savings Performance Contracts& Steam Pipe Insulation Retrofitting old buildings with energy conserving upgrades can cost a significant amount of upfront capital. Even with the benefit of reduced energy costs and a high return on investment, the upfront cost can be prohibitively expensive.

Decrease Energy Costs in Your Factory by Monitoring Steam Traps

Jun 30 2018
Decrease Energy Costs in Your Factory by Monitoring Steam Traps

Steam systems perform a significant function in many manufacturing plants. As the primary medium of transferring heat throughout the plant, the efficient and proper use of steam can have a considerable impact on a factory’s energy costs. The steam trap is a critical, yet often overlooked, component of the steam system.

Corrosion Under Insulation & CUI Inspections

Jun 29 2018
Corrosion Under Insulation & CUI Inspections

Corrosion Under Insulation Corrosion under insulation has been plaguing the industrial equipment since the 1970s energy crisis first prompted companies to reduce energy costs by insulating their equipment. Corrosion under insulation (or CUI) can be a major problem if left unchecked; CUI can cause massive damage that is expensive and dangerous.

Corrosion Detection Methods for Stainless Steel Pipes and Tubes

Jun 26 2018
Corrosion Detection Methods for Stainless Steel Pipes and Tubes

Stainless steel is resistant, but certainly not immune, to corrosion.  In a previous article, we examined the need for inspecting stainless steel pipes further, including a discussion of conditions which encourage corrosion.  When corrosion does occur in stainless steel, the corrosion often manifests in a very localized manner rather than uniform (or “general”) corrosion. Two forms of corrosion...

Color-Coded Insulation Blankets

Jun 23 2018
Color-Coded Insulation Blankets

This article was written by Jack McTigue of Thermaxx Jackets

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...

Is Your Heating and Cooling System Adequately Insulated?

Apr 11 2018
Is Your Heating and Cooling System Adequately Insulated?

Find out for sure. There are many variables to be taken into consideration when ascertaining if your facility is currently insulated properly. Usually, when facility managers think about insulation, they think about exterior insulation and focus on the R value of the insulation in the walls and roof.

Infrared Analysis: Pinpointing Your Source of Heat Loss

Mar 18 2018
Infrared Analysis: Pinpointing Your Source of Heat Loss

          Have your pipes been analyzed?

High Temperature Insulation Materials & Applications

Mar 08 2018
High Temperature Insulation Materials & Applications

This article was written by Chuck Murphy, an expert at Thermaxx Jackets.

Why Insulate Ductwork?

Jan 12 2018
Why Insulate Ductwork?

This article was written by Meghan Reilly, Sales Team Member at Thermaxx Jackets