There are plenty of cheap and common insulation materials available on the market today. Many of these have been around for quite some time. Each of these insulation materials have their own ups and downs. As a result, when deciding which insulation material you should use, you should be sure to be aware of which material would work the best in your situation. We have considered differences...
This article was written by Mike Bannon & Frank Kaputa
According to the U.S. Department of Energy, any surface over 120°F should be insulated using insulation blankets, including boiler surfaces..." That also includes boiler doors, steam drum covers, access doors, etc. In addition to the main boiler body, the pipes connecting to your boiler should also be insulated. In this article, we will identify what boiler pipes are, why they should be...
This case study was written by Chuck Murphy, an insulation expert at Thermaxx Jackets
A large school district in the San Antonio, Texas area had a major problem with their actuator “weather protection” covers. The covers were severely affected by UV rays and quickly deteriorated to a point that rain was able to get inside the actuator and cause major shutdown problems.
What To Take Into Account For Thickness of Pipe Insulation Covers How thick should your insulation be?
This article was written by Meghan Reilly of Thermaxx Jackets & John Barker of Midco Insulation
Written by Brian Bannon, co-owner of Thermaxx Jackets The pipe insulation and removable insulation jacket markets are some of the few industries that technology has avoided, unless you count using spreadsheets to complete pipe insulation take-offs or perhaps using a cell phone to order materials. Essentially, technology for pipe insulation has been bypassed. Pipe insulation/removable jacket...
This article was written by Jacob Verneris of Thermaxx Jackets
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.