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Flexible Insulation Blankets

Aug 02 2019
Flexible Insulation Blankets

Traditional stay-in-place thermal insulation for piping and other components is rigid, and if it's partially or fully removed for inspections or maintenance it usually can't be replaced. Insulation that isn't flexible, or rigid insulation, doesn't work for every application. There are some cases where insulation blankets, like Thermaxx Jackets, are a better solution because they can be made with...

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.

Regulating Boiler Room Temperature

Jun 25 2019
Regulating Boiler Room Temperature

How to Cool Down a Boiler Room This article was written by Will Jones, a Thermaxx Jackets insulation expert.

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 it...

Centrifugal Pump Insulation Blankets

Jun 22 2019
Centrifugal Pump Insulation Blankets

What Are Centrifugal Pumps? Centrifugal pumps are probably the most common type of pump in use today. Centrifugal pumps are used in residential applications for hydronic heating systems, potable water supply from a well and other applications. Industrial and commercial use is by far the greatest use of this type of pump. They are used for hot water supply/return systems, chilled water systems,...

Hot Stuff! High Temperature Insulation

Jul 07 2018
Hot Stuff! High Temperature Insulation

Removable Insulation Materials for High-Temp Applications When it comes to insulating your pipes, there are any factors to take into consideration. Take temperature, for instance. How hot are your pipes? Imagine your thermos of coffee - it does a great job of keeping your java piping hot all day long. But pour in some super-heated liquid at 1,000 degrees F and watch your thermos melt away into a...

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.

Removable Insulation In New York City, NY

Feb 09 2018
Removable Insulation In New York City, NY

New York City has passed legislation in the last ten years, such as LL87, which mandates buildings over 50,000 gross sq. feet undergo periodic energy audit and retro-commissioning measures, as part of the Greener, Greater Buildings Plan (GGBP). With fines up to $5,000 issued to those who don’t comply, it’s clear that going green is more than just a suggestion in NYC. Insulation upgrades are...