Industrial Insulation
Jun. 26, 2014
JM Editors

How Calcium Silicate Insulation Is Made

Calcium silicate insulation is manufactured from amorphous silica, lime, reinforcing fibers and other additives that are mixed with water in a batch mixing tank to form a slu...
Industrial Insulation
Jun. 25, 2014
JM Editors

An Overview of ASTM Thermal Insulation Standards

ASTM’s thermal insulation standards are instrumental in specifying and evaluating the materials and methods used to reduce the rate of heat transfer. Why? Because the flow of...
Industrial Insulation
Jun. 25, 2014
JM Editors

Insulation Calculators Can Save You Time and Money

The Whole Building Design Guide (WBDG) from the National Institute of Building Sciences offers a series of calculators that can help insulation contractors, plant managers an...
Industrial Insulation
Jun. 25, 2014
JM Editors

Energy Sector Faces Major Challenges from Climate Change

The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change says that in the absence of strong mitigation policies, the global average temperature is likely to rise ...
Industrial Insulation
Jun. 11, 2014
JM Editors

Barclays Sees Trouble Ahead for U.S. Electric Utilities

Money manager, Barclays Global Investors recently downgraded the entire electric power sector of the U.S. high-grade corporate bond market, saying it sees long-term challenge...
Industrial Insulation
Jun. 11, 2014
JM Editors

When and Where IIG’s New InsulThin™ HT Makes Perfect Sense

Microporous insulation is a very thin, highly efficient material that has been used in aerospace and other high-tech industries for more than 35 years. Insulation powerhouse ...
Industrial Insulation
Jun. 11, 2014
JM Editors

Getting a Positive ROI from Mechanical Insulation

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Industrial Insulation
Jun. 11, 2014
JM Editors

Writing an Industrial Insulation Specification

Preparing an insulation specification for a high-temperature insulation system is not a simple procedure. It is, in fact, a very complicated process involving multiple variab...
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