5 Ways Insulation Covers Improve OSHA Compliance

Sep 10 2021
5 Ways Insulation Covers Improve OSHA Compliance

Disclaimer: The information contained in this article is, in no way, intended to be a substitute for legal advice.

Thermaxx Is ISO 9001:2015 Certified!

Sep 07 2021
Thermaxx Is ISO 9001:2015 Certified!

On April 21, 2021, Thermaxx Jackets renewed our ISO 9001:2015 Certification! ISO (International Organization for Standardization) is the source of the ISO 9000 and ISO 14000 families of quality and environmental management standards and some 18,200 International Standards for business, government and society. ISO is a network of national standards institutes from 163 countries working in...

Calculating OSHA Employee Permissible Exposure Limit for Noise

Jun 19 2021
Calculating OSHA Employee Permissible Exposure Limit for Noise

This article was written by Mike Bannon & Frank Kaputa

Brooklyn Museum Gets an Insulation Upgrade

Jun 18 2021
Brooklyn Museum Gets an Insulation Upgrade

This case study was written by Jennifer Kaelin, an expert at Thermaxx Jackets

Blanket Insulation Materials: Using Fiberglass & Pyrogel Together

Jun 18 2021
Blanket Insulation Materials: Using Fiberglass & Pyrogel Together

2” of type E needled fiberglass VS. 1” of 10mm of Pyrogel XT + Type E needled fiberglass               Type E needled fiberglass                                                   Pyrogel XT

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...

The Best Way to Insulate Steam Pipes

Jun 17 2021
The Best Way to Insulate Steam Pipes

The Best Way to Insulate Steam Pipes? According to the U.S. Department of Energy, "insulating steam distribution lines can typically reduce energy losses by 90% and help ensure proper steam pressure at plant equipment.” While this statistic can easily convince you that insulating your steam lines must be a priority, it doesn't offer any advice on the best way to insulate your steam pipes....

Insulating Exhaust Ducts In A Commercial Kitchen

Jun 10 2021
Insulating Exhaust Ducts In A Commercial Kitchen

We were asked to insulate the kitchen exhaust duct above a commercial kitchen grill at a busy café in a New York City based university.  This request had many layers of difficulty, one of which was when to perform the work.  The café is in operation from  4am to 2am every day or  there was a small window of closure on a holiday weekend.  We had to choose the holiday weekend as we needed the...

6 Reasons to Switch to Removable Insulation Covers

Jun 05 2021
6 Reasons to Switch to Removable Insulation Covers

 

Don’t Insulate the Diaphragm of a Pressure Regulator

Jun 03 2021
Don’t Insulate the Diaphragm of a Pressure Regulator

Why You Should Never Insulate the Diaphragm Chamber of a Pressure Reducing Valve If you are considering insulating your steam system, remember to never insulate the diaphragm chamber of the pressure reducing valve. Indeed, the diaphragm chamber of any pressure regulator should never get insulated.