Sep. 25, 2019
Curved Segments vs. V-Grooved Block: Head-to-Head
When it comes to insulating large diameter pipes and vessels, there are a variety of insulating options available, including Johns Manville’s Thermo-1200™ calcium silicate cu...
Feb. 25, 2019
In the Growing Trend Toward Water-resistance, What Are My Insulating Options?
Corrosion under insulation (CUI) is a hot-button issue for the industrial industry, and rightfully so. Studies have shown that CUI is the cause of 40-60% of the money spent o...
Feb. 25, 2019
Mitigation of Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI) of Carbon Steel of Different Insulating Materials
Equipment often found in refineries may be enveloped in insulation and weathering jackets to maintain internal processing temperatures. In many cases moisture from the enviro...
Jan. 16, 2019
JM's Top Webinars from 2018
We had a lot of great webinars in 2018, and we’ve taken a few minutes to dig into which ones were the most popular. Below, we’ve outlined our top three webinars from the year...
Nov. 07, 2018
Using Hydrophobicity & Hybrids in the Battle Against CUI
It may be tempting to assume that utilizing a hydrophobic blanket insulation, like InsulThin® HT or silica aerogel blankets, will be sufficient to address CUI, but it’s impor...
Sep. 18, 2018
5 Key Takeaways from Webinar - CUI Test Results: Understanding the Corrosive Mechanism
Last week, we hosted CUI Test Results: Understanding the Corrosive Mechanism, a live webinar detailing the latest test results from the most recent long-term corrosion under ...
Aug. 08, 2018
Mechanisms of Corrosion Inhibitors & How They Work
Last month, we published a blog titled Accelerated System Corrosion Testing with Calcium Silicate and Perlite Insulations.
Jul. 11, 2018
Accelerated Corrosion Testing with Calcium Silicate & Perlite Insulations
Corrosion under insulation (CUI) is a concern that industrial owners, engineers, and contractors spend a great deal of time managing every day.
Jun. 14, 2018
Kim Melton & Ames Kulprathipanja
Long-Term Corrosion Testing: What Happened Next?
In 2017 and 2018, Johns Manville built upon the long-term, third-party corrosion testing we started in 2016, and the new results are in. The research sought to explore how co...
May. 09, 2018
Doug Fast & Kim Melton
Don't Settle When It Comes to Vibration: Part 3
We recently published Part 1 & 2 of the blog series,Don’t Settle When It Comes to Vibration. The previous blog addressed several types of insulation that you can use in high-...
Feb. 06, 2018
Steps to Reduce Insulation Drying Time
Flooding and strong, wind-driven rain events have historically been a thorn in the side of installers, designers, and engineers who specify insulation systems.
Oct. 04, 2017
Don't Settle When it Comes to Vibration: Part 2
We recently published Part 1 of the blog series,Don’t Settle When It Comes to Vibration. The previous blog addressed several types of insulation that you can use in high-temp...
Sep. 21, 2017
Don’t Settle When It Comes to Vibration: Part 1
High-temperature, industrial insulations operate in hostile environments that would melt, shatter, or otherwise destroy other types of insulating materials such as plastics, ...
Aug. 30, 2017
5 Takeaways from the Webinar “Combat CUI: How to Combine Insulation & Jacketing to Inhibit CUI”
We recently hosted a live webinar with ITW Insulation Systems, Combat CUI: How to Combine Insulation & Jacketing to Inhibit CUI. For those of you who missed it, don’t worry!&...
Aug. 30, 2017
Insulation Disaster Recovery
What you need to know about pipe and equipment insulation when disaster strikes.Pipe and vessel insulation has two critical roles in refineries and chemical processing plants...
Aug. 09, 2017
Is Your Metal Jacketing Spec Up to Par?
Did you know there are two “new” ASTM standard specifications for metal jacketing?
Jul. 26, 2017
Understanding the Performance Differences Between Expanded Perlite and Calcium Silicate
Johns Manville Industrial Insulation Group (JM IIG) offers two high-temperature industrial insulation products with exceptional compressive strength: Sproule WR-1200®, hydrop...
Jul. 26, 2017
Zoran K. Morvay & Dusan D. Gvozdenac
Applied Industrial Energy and Environmental Management
Any surface which is hotter than its surroundings will lose heat. The heat loss depends on many factors, but the surface temperature and its size are dominant. Putting the in...
Jul. 12, 2017
The Next Evolution of Calcium Silicate: What Does It Mean for You?
Industrial insulation contractors have their work cut out for them. As with many facets of industrial facility construction, operation, and maintenance, orchestrating the var...
May. 17, 2017
What You Need to Know about Corrosion Prevention Technologies
The most recent estimates from the National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) put the global cost of corrosion into the trillions of dollars1. These costs include cor...