Industrial Insulation
Dec. 18, 2013
JM Editors

Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI)

Corrosion under insulation (CUI) is a topic of discussion in any number of venues today – online forums, industry meetings, sales calls…. How does corrosion happen?For corros...
Industrial Insulation
Dec. 18, 2013
JM Editors

An Insulation Installation Checklist

We all know the adage ”measure twice, cut once.” It’s advice that comes in handy when planning an insulation project to avoid installation errors and on-the-job snafus.Steve ...
Industrial Insulation
Dec. 18, 2013
JM Editors

Help From Uncle Sam To Achieve Energy Efficiency

U.S. industry runs up an energy bill of more than $200 billion a year, and the federal Department of Energy wants to help companies reduce that expense through cost-effective...
Industrial Insulation
Dec. 18, 2013
JM Editors

Climate Change As A Line Item

While the nation’s political leaders debate the implications of global climate change, a new report from researchers CDP discloses that a number of the biggest and smartest e...
Industrial Insulation
Dec. 04, 2013
JM Editors

Using Insulation To Achieve Life Cycle Savings

Industrial insulation, whether it’s mineral fiber, perlite or calcium silicate, is often considered a necessary evil during the industrial process design phase – a required a...
Industrial Insulation
Dec. 04, 2013
JM Editors

Petrochemical Giants Line Up For US Natural Gas

The Marcellus-Utica shale gas boom underway in Western Pennsylvania has created new prospects for downstream petrochemical operations, as various multinational manufacturers ...
Industrial Insulation
Dec. 04, 2013
JM Editors

Mechanical Insulation Specifications: A Definitive Guide

Whether a mechanical insulation project is large or small, there is no substitute for developing a proper specification document. All to often, a spec is developed by “dustin...
Industrial Insulation
Dec. 04, 2013
JM Editors

Three Paths To America’s Energy Future In 2030

What combination of energy sources will power the U.S. in the year 2030? Will it be shale-generated oil and gas? Renewables such as solar and wind? Old-fashioned coal? Or a n...
Industrial Insulation
Nov. 13, 2013
JM Editors

Assessing The Emissions Impact Of Mechanical Insulation Posted on November 13, 2013 by IIG Editors

When thinking about the challenge of curbing carbon emissions, here’s a fact worth pondering: Mechanical insulation is one of the few manufactured products that saves more en...
Industrial Insulation
Nov. 13, 2013
JM Editors

A Pipe And Tank Wrap Success Story

When you’re designing an insulation system for industrial use, there are numerous selection criteria – temperature range, potential exposure to moisture, ease of installation...
Industrial Insulation
Nov. 13, 2013
JM Editors

Resources For Industrial Insulation Planning

The Mechanical Design Guide from the National Institute of Building Sciences is an excellent resource for anyone preparing a proposed industrial insulation project. The Guide...
Industrial Insulation
Nov. 13, 2013
JM Editors

Doing The Math On Climate Change

The controversy — and uncertainty — over the long term effects of the world’s increasing greenhouse gas emissions has now galvanized three of America’s business and political...
Industrial Insulation
Oct. 30, 2013
JM Editors

US Now The World’s Leading Oil Producer

Thanks to the rapid development of the nation’s shale deposits and the ramp-up in petroleum production, the U.S. is now the world’s leading oil producer, surpassing both Saud...
Industrial Insulation
Oct. 30, 2013
JM Editors

Choosing The Right High-Temperature Insulation For The Job

There are numerous criteria that should be established when specifying the right insulation for a given industrial project. Why? Because the ideal material or product for one...
Industrial Insulation
Oct. 30, 2013
JM Editors

The History Of Fracking (It’s Not New)

The flood of news about hydraulic fracturing, AKA fracking, creates the impression that the drilling technique driving the current U.S. oil and gas production boom is entirel...
Industrial Insulation
Oct. 30, 2013
JM Editors

Precision-Cut, High-Temperature Pipe Insulation That’s Easy To Install Posted on October 30, 2013 by IIG Editors

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Industrial Insulation
Oct. 17, 2013
JM Editors

US Shale Gas Boom A “Game-Changer” For Industrial Economy

After a 30-year decline in domestic oil production, recent technological advances in exploration such as horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) have dramat...
Industrial Insulation
Oct. 17, 2013
JM Editors

Alberta Oil Sands Production Calls For High-Grade Insulation

In the vast open space of the Canadian Province of Alberta, there are three major oil sands deposits covering 54,000 square miles, a land mass roughly the size of England. Th...
Industrial Insulation
Oct. 17, 2013
JM Editors

Ivanpah Thermal Solar Power System Blooms In The Desert

The revolutionary Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System located in the Mojave desert 40 miles southwest of Las Vegas has now produced its first output of energy after its ...
Industrial Insulation
Oct. 17, 2013
JM Editors

Defense Department Approves Phase-One Plan For Biofuels Refinery

It’s official: The Pentagon intends to develop diesel fuel for planes and trucks derived from oil seed crops and agricultural waste, and has awarded contracts to three compan...
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