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Which Steam Traps Should Be Monitored?

Sep 16 2021
Which Steam Traps Should Be Monitored?

 

What Types of Steam Traps Can You Insulate?

Sep 15 2021
What Types of Steam Traps Can You Insulate?

Should You Insulate Your Steam Traps? That’s a question we get asked regularly, and there seems to be some confusion about whether or not you can or should do this. The answer is simple — yes.

What Is A Steam Trap & How Does It Work?

Sep 13 2021
What Is A Steam Trap & How Does It Work?

Steam systems are designed to put raw energy to work, and steam traps are a critical part of that system. Truly understanding steam traps requires a little bit of knowledge of steam and condensate, so let's start with the basics.

The 4 Most Common Steam Traps & The Best Way To Monitor Them

Sep 13 2021
The 4 Most Common Steam Traps & The Best Way To Monitor Them

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...

NYC Climate Mobilization Act: Insulation Upgrades

May 09 2019
NYC Climate Mobilization Act: Insulation Upgrades

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Insulating A Thermodynamic Steam Trap's Inlet & Outlet

Oct 27 2018
Insulating A Thermodynamic Steam Trap's Inlet & Outlet

This post was written by Jack McTigue, sales manager at Thermaxx Jackets   After years of working in the insulation industry and insulating hundreds of steam components in NYC, I've observed that there is rarely insulation on the incoming (inlet) and outgoing (outlet) piping of a thermodynamic (TD) steam trap.

The Interchurch Center Gets an Insulation Upgrade

Oct 27 2018
The Interchurch Center Gets an Insulation Upgrade

"We are proud to provide our tenants with a more energy-efficient and environmentally responsible workspace. The long-term cost savings we will get as a result of this project will free up resources to dedicate to our mission statement."

Insulating Steam Traps & Other Commonly Overlooked Systems

May 03 2018
Insulating Steam Traps & Other Commonly Overlooked Systems

Although OSHA has strong requirements for overly hot pipes and fittings to be insulated, we often find that some systems are just overlooked. The common offenders are listed below - if you’re not insulating these systems, not only are you losing money, but you may be setting yourself up for legal actions down the road.

Is Your Heating and Cooling System Adequately Insulated?

Apr 11 2018
Is Your Heating and Cooling System Adequately Insulated?

Find out for sure. There are many variables to be taken into consideration when ascertaining if your facility is currently insulated properly. Usually, when facility managers think about insulation, they think about exterior insulation and focus on the R value of the insulation in the walls and roof.

Removable Insulation Jackets for Utah State University

Oct 27 2017
Removable Insulation Jackets for Utah State University

Another steam system to be Thermaxx‘D! $379,000.00 of Removable Insulation Jackets to help save Utah State University Money! Thermaxx LLC entered into contract with Utah State University in March of 2011 to provide removable insulation jackets and removable insulation covers in 40 buildings consisting of over 1,600 insulation jackets.  Total contract value is anticipated to be $379,000.