Feb. 08, 2017
Industrial Fire Protection
Industrial fire protection isn’t just about the insulation
Feb. 08, 2017
Richard Campbell
Fires in Industrial or Manufacturing Properties
As industry experts work to help prevent fires from happening in industrial facilities, it’s important to look at the numbers to get a complete picture of what’s actually hap...
Feb. 08, 2017
Five Major Causes of Industrial Fires and Explosions
While fire protection is critical, fire prevention should be our first target when it comes to designing a facility for fire protection. This article details five common caus...
Jan. 25, 2017
Ames Kulprathipanja
New Technical Bulletin Sums-up the Results on Cutting-Edge CUI Testing
At Johns Manville, our technical teams continually work with industrial industry experts to ensure the industry has the latest information it needs to properly specify and ma...
Jan. 25, 2017
Alan Kehr
Corrosion Electrochemistry: The 6 Electrochemical Reactions Involved in Corrosion
Understanding how corrosion happens is a critical component to being able to prevent it. Once we understand the electrochemical processes that cause corrosion, we can then ta...
Jan. 25, 2017
Marissa Anderson
Trump to Affect Coal-to-Gas Switching in 2017?
Over the past several years, the power generation market has seen a shift away from using coal to primarily using natural gas. This is partly due to energy efficiency and cle...
Jan. 25, 2017
Sonal Patel
DOE’s Quadrennial Review: 8 Trends That Are Shaping the U.S. Electrical System
The energy infrastructure is a critical component to any successful nation, and as cultural needs evolve, so do the requirements of our energy systems. The QER (quadrennial e...
Jan. 11, 2017
JM-IIG Editors
Is there Value in Value-Engineering?
Engineers and contractors are under constant pressure to optimize system performance as cost-effectively and efficiently as possible. Often times, this is easier said than do...
Jan. 11, 2017
Rakteem Katakey
Oil Industry Starts Revival as Project Approvals to Double
After a swath of difficult years for the oil industry, the market is looking to turn things around in 2017. As the O&G market works its way out of a multi-year slump, compani...
Jan. 11, 2017
Aaron Larson
World’s Largest Post-Combustion Carbon Capture Project Completed
As new technology targets the industrial industry, more and more facilities look to improve efficiency through methods like capturing waste heat and finding new uses for CO2&...
Jan. 11, 2017
EPA Finalizes Updated CSAPR
The EPA has just finalized its implementation plans for the Cross State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR). The CSAPR will provide new budgets for nitrogen oxide emissions from power...
Dec. 21, 2016
JM-IIG Editors
Top 10 Blogs from 2016
The goal of the JM Industrial Blog is to create industry-specific blog articles that cover everything from new methods of corrosion testing to understanding acoustical contro...
Dec. 21, 2016
Petrochemical leaders discuss state of industry, weigh options
“Identifying product demand drivers in emerging countries. Recognizing and capitalizing on the advantages and challenges of the shale revolution. Replenishing a shrinking ind...
Dec. 21, 2016
Tim Tiebert
Preparing Your Plant for Cold Weather
Does your facility have an updated and ongoing process to prepare for the cooler temperatures? Some facilities have issues that could demand a unique plan to be considered…Re...
Dec. 21, 2016
Mechanical Insulation Design Guide: Design Objectives
“Most engineers, architects, and end users are familiar with the use of insulation to reduce heating and cooling loads and control noise, but are less familiar with insulatio...
Dec. 14, 2016
Ames Kulprathipanja
A Systems Application Approach to Corrosion Testing Part 3: The Thermal Results
Earlier this year, we initiated long-term thermal and corrosion testing with a third-party agency to determine how various types of insulation perform in real-world environme...
Dec. 14, 2016
New ASTM Guide Helps Prevent Corrosion and Lengthen Life of Equipment
Monitoring and controlling corrosion is a major focus in the industry today. ASTM has developed a new guide to help companies deal with this issue. The guide focuses on equip...
Dec. 14, 2016
Sara Hayes
The Clean Power Plan and Energy Efficiency: Where Do We Go from Here?
With the uncertainty surrounding the political climate right now, many people are curious about what will happen in energy efficiency regulations in the upcoming years. This ...
Dec. 14, 2016
Robin Dupre
New Refinery Slated for Construction in South Texas
Raven Petroleum L.L.C., is planning a new $500 million oil refinery in Texas. Raven is a development group that focuses on energy-related properties. These plans will bring m...
Nov. 30, 2016
Ames Kulprathipanja
A Systems Application Approach to Corrosion Testing Part 2: The Corrosion Results
Earlier this year, we published a blog, "A Systems Approach to Corrosion Testing," introducing a new corrosion test method being conducted by a third party agency&nbsp