5 Most Common Thermal Insulation Materials

Oct 20 2021
5 Most Common Thermal Insulation Materials

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...

Why Traditional Hard Insulation Is Costing You Money

Sep 16 2021
Why Traditional Hard Insulation Is Costing You Money

A Connecticut university used to have a serious energy loss problem. One example of this was a valve in the mechanical room. Although hard insulation was dug out to form the shape of the valve, it still left the valve bonnet exposed, leading to significant heat loss. The temperature of the valve bonnet was 224 degrees. After installing a removable insulation cover, the surface temperature was...

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.

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

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...

Aerogel Insulation Blankets By Thermaxx Jackets

Jun 10 2021
Aerogel Insulation Blankets By Thermaxx Jackets

What Is Aerogel? According to aerogel.org, Aerogels are a diverse class of porous, solid materials that exhibit an uncanny array of extreme materials properties. Most notably aerogels are known for their extreme low densities (which range from 0.0011 to ~0.5 g cm-3). Silica aerogel is the most common type of aerogel, most frequently seen in photographs and what people generally refer to when...

Removable Insulation Blankets For Exhaust Systems

Jul 01 2020
Removable Insulation Blankets For Exhaust Systems

Thermaxx Jackets has decades of experience designing, hand-sewing, and installing custom insulation blankets for industrial OEM exhaust applications across the US. From insulating exhaust manifolds in marine engine rooms & vehicles to power generators, the benefits of Thermaxx Jackets removable insulation blankets on exhaust systems are plenty!

Insulation Case Study: Crosby Building | 516 O’Farrell Street, San Francisco CA

Jun 29 2020
Insulation Case Study: Crosby Building | 516 O’Farrell Street, San Francisco CA

This case study was written by Rose Titcomb of Thermaxx Jackets

Cryogenic Insulation Jacket For Liquid Helium Pump

Jun 30 2019
Cryogenic Insulation Jacket For Liquid Helium Pump

This article was written by Sam Grace, an insulation expert on the Thermaxx team

Getting To Know Your Building: The Commercial Facility Energy Assessment

Jun 24 2019
Getting To Know Your Building: The Commercial Facility Energy Assessment

This article was written by Suzanne Rowe Barrett of Thermaxx Jackets