What Are Steam Traps? A steam trap is the separation point between the steam system and the condensate system. The purpose of a steam trap is to pass condensate, air and non-condensable gases from the steam system into the condensate system while not allowing live steam to pass into the condensate system. A steam trap is really nothing more than an automatic valve that discharges condensate and...
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.
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...
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.
This article was written by Jack McTigue of Thermaxx Jackets
Thermaxx Smart Jackets now offer protection from frozen pipes! Thermaxx, LLC has modified their patent pending Smart Jacket system. Smart Jackets can now wirelessly notify facility managers of low temperatures in a pipeline to prevent freezing. All too often the only way to know if a pipe or valve is freezing, or has already frozen, is when the system stops working. After the system is frozen,...
This article was written by Brian Bannon, Co-Owner of Thermaxx Jackets.
This article was written by Josh Rouse, an expert at Thermaxx Jackets
This article was written by Brian Bannon, Owner of Thermaxx
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