Industrial Insulation
Oct. 29, 2014
JM Editors

Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI) Part IV: Insulation System Maintenance

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Industrial Insulation
Oct. 29, 2014
JM Editors

Insulation Resources on LinkedIn

There are thousands of insulation industry professionals registered on LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network with 300 million members. In addition to connecting ...
Industrial Insulation
Oct. 29, 2014
JM Editors

5% Annual Growth Projected for World Insulation Market

A study just published by the Freedonia Group estimates that global demand for insulation will increase at the rate of 5% for the next 4 years to nearly 25 billion square met...
Industrial Insulation
Oct. 29, 2014
JM Editors

Solar Thermal Electric Power Gaining Momentum

There are two types of solar plants generating power for the U.S. electrical grid. One uses photovoltaic (PV) panels to convert the sun’s energy into an electric current.. Th...
Industrial Insulation
Oct. 15, 2014
JM Editors

CUI: Seeing the Big Picture

Although Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI) has long been an issue, it has come to the forefront in the last decade as catastrophic failures are occurring more frequently on pi...
Industrial Insulation
Oct. 15, 2014
JM Editors

Where Are The Nation’s Refineries Located?

According to Wikipedia, “a refinery is a production facility composed of a group of chemical engineering unit processes and unit operations refining certain materials or conv...
Industrial Insulation
Oct. 15, 2014
JM Editors

The Facts About Insulation Mold Growth

Do the fiber materials used to make mineral wool insulation contribute to mold growth? No way, says a new report from the North American Insulation Manufacturers Association....
Industrial Insulation
Oct. 15, 2014
JM Editors

Which U.S. Manufacturing Industry Is the Most Energy-Intensive?

Answer: Cement. According to the U.S. Energy Information Agency, the industrial category, which encompasses manufacturing, mining, agriculture, and construction, accounted fo...
Industrial Insulation
Oct. 01, 2014
Bob Bunn

“Bring On the Heat”

There is a common notion that all industrial insulations show a decrease in performance as process temperatures rise. While this may be true in most cases, not all industrial...
Industrial Insulation
Oct. 01, 2014
JM Editors

Definitions of Common Heat Transfer and Insulation Terms

We know that K-factor is the rate at which heat flows through a material. It measures the heat in BTUs that passes through one square foot of a homogeneous substance, 1 inch ...
Industrial Insulation
Oct. 01, 2014
JM Editors

A Mechanical Insulation Best Practices Guide from Canada

The members of the Thermal Insulation Association of Canada (TIAC) is comprised of professionals in the manufacturing, fabrication, distribution and installation of insulatio...
Industrial Insulation
Oct. 01, 2014
JM Editors

New Report: Fixing Climate Change May Add No Costs

Whenever the subject of the earth’s warming trend and the human factors that affect it comes up for debate, the common assumption is that the cost of cutting greenhouse gases...
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