Nov. 29, 2016
Corrosion Under Insulation-Testing of Protective Systems at High Temperatures
As on- and off-shore manufacturing facilities look for new ways to battle corrosion under insulation (CUI), many are turning to new test methods to confirm exactly what is an...
Nov. 29, 2016
Microwave detection of corrosion under insulation
Removing the insulation is not an option, so what are some other ways to detect CUI? This research group has explored the idea of detecting CUI using microwaves. Can you use ...
Nov. 29, 2016
Inspection Technique for CUI (Corrosion under Insulation) by Using Fiber Optical AE Sensor
Many companies are developing ways to detect corrosion under insulation. One company has published a white paper explaining their research. In it they state, “Development of ...
Nov. 16, 2016
Bob Bunn
Industrial Insulation Specifications: What Needs to Happen, Why It Matters, and Who Should Care
Industrial insulation specifications are the result of copious notes, research, and specifications that are refined over time and compiled into documents to share with the pr...
Nov. 16, 2016
Mineral Fiber Insulation Products for Commercial and Industrial Applications
Identifying the correct insulations to use in the appropriate applications is critically important.&nbsp
Nov. 16, 2016
Insulation Materials Specification Chart
Specifications are the building blocks that make up our world. National Insulation Association has put together a chart that breaks down product types by standards. The infor...
Nov. 16, 2016
Corrosion Under Insulation (Codes)
CUI is a very well-known and highly researched topic in the industrial insulation arena, yet we still find systems that have been specified with outdated information. Here is...
Nov. 04, 2016
Doug Fast
Acoustical Control Part 2: How to Achieve Desired Performance Using Prescriptive Design
In a previous blog,Acoustical Control: Understanding Insertion Loss Part 1, we talked about the concept of insertion loss. As a quick recap, insertion loss quantifies the red...
Nov. 04, 2016
Robert D. Bruce
Engineering Controls for Reducing Workplace Noise
Per OSHA requirements, workers should only be subject to 90dBA for 8 hours a day. Nearly every part of an industrial system produces sounds at this level or higher. This arti...
Nov. 04, 2016
Van Dam
The Importance of Acoustics in Creating a Healthy Working Environment
Personnel protection is top of mind for any specifier or engineer. Actively considering factors like proximity, path, and safe-to-touch temperatures is commonplace in the des...
Nov. 04, 2016
Patrick J Brooks P.E.
Industrial Noise Control
What does OSHA actually say about noise? Usually, we think that noise can just cause hearing damage, but it turns out, that there are many more side-effects of noise pollutio...
Oct. 19, 2016
JM-IIG Editors
An Interview With Oliver Hills
On October 27th at 2:00 PM ET, Johns Manville Industrial Insulation Group is proud to co-host a live webinar with Pittsburgh Corning FOAMGLAS® addressing solutions to corrosi...
Oct. 19, 2016
Darrell Peil
Possible System Failures: Intermittent (Spike) Temperatures
How do you handle system spikes? This is a question that every specifier needs to ask when designing a system.This article walks through a practical approach of preventing sp...
Oct. 19, 2016
Reza Javaherdashti
Corrosion Knowledge Management versus Corrosion Management: An Essential Tool for Assets Integrity Management
Everyone has a buzzword these days - this one, however, carries some weight: Corrosion Knowledge Management. The general idea behind Corrosion Knowledge Management (CKM) is t...
Oct. 19, 2016
Brad Buecker
Engineer's Guide to Corrosion: Part 1
Understanding the fundamentals of corrosion can help you avoid disaster in your system design. This article gives an explaination of the most common corrosion types: "general...
Oct. 05, 2016
Doug Fast
Acoustical Control: Understanding Insertion Loss Part 1
Insulation isn’t just about thermal performance
Oct. 05, 2016
An Interview With A Technical Lead
BIC Magazine interviewed Ames Kulprathipanja, the Innovation Leader for Insulation Systems at Johns Manville Industrial Insulation Group. Find out what he says about advancin...
Oct. 05, 2016
Kennedy Maize
Nuclear Renaissance? A Stanford Discussion
Even as nuclear energy use declines in the U.S., it seems to be taking off in other parts of the world, particularly in Asia. This has raised questions as to whether or not n...
Oct. 05, 2016
Editors of Power Engineering
Court Hearings Begin in Challenge to the Clean Power Plan
The clean power plan, introduced in early 2015, has already seen its fair share of headwinds. The aggressive goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 32% below 2005 levels ...
Sep. 21, 2016
JM-IIG Editors
Diesel Generator Exhaust Piping – Unique Challenges Call for Specific Solutions
In industrial facilities, diesel generators provide supplemental or emergency power to pumps, blowers, elevators and other equipment throughout the facility in the case of un...