What To Take Into Account For Thickness of Pipe Insulation Covers How thick should your insulation be?
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This case study was written by Rose Titcomb of Thermaxx Jackets
About Industrial Pipes Industrial pipes, or process piping, is typically used to transport water, steam, and other gases & liquids of varying temperatures. The term “process piping” generally refers to the system of pipes that transport process fluids (e.g., air, steam, water, industrial gases, fuels, chemicals) around an industrial facility to be converted into a usable product. Industrial pipes...
This article was written by Meghan Reilly of Thermaxx Jackets.
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...
Thermaxx Jackets recently had a customer that was seeking to insulate all of the hot pipes and components in their learning facility after an employee had been burned when coming into contact with a bare hot component's surface. Removable insulation blankets by Thermaxx Jackets are great for improving your steam system's energy efficiency, but the safety benefits for your personnel are overlooked...
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.
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.
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.