Industrial Insulation
Apr. 22, 2015
JM Editors

Useful Facts About Sproule WR-1200® Perlite Insulation You Need to Know

Sproule WR-1200 is often specified for high-temperature applications up to 1200°F that may be subject to moisture or moist air triggering corrosion under insulation (CUI). It...
Industrial Insulation
Apr. 22, 2015
JM Editors

Eliminating Corrosion Hazards in the Project Design Phase

Corrosion is a global menace, an electrochemical reaction that costs billions of dollars in maintenance and restoration costs and may lead to catastrophic incidents if not pr...
Industrial Insulation
Apr. 22, 2015
JM Editors

As U.S. Tight Oil Production Grows, Can the Nation’s Refineries Process It?

During the past ten years, thanks to horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing, the U.S. has gone from being the world’s largest importer of petroleum products to the lead...
Industrial Insulation
Apr. 08, 2015
JM Editors

How Process Manufacturing Industries are Dealing with Aging Infrastructure

Aging — and some cases failing — infrastructure is becoming a top-of-mind issue for managers in the petroleum, chemical and power industries. Seventy-seven per cent of execut...
Industrial Insulation
Apr. 08, 2015
JM Editors

DOE Says U.S. Could Produce 35% of Its Electric Power from Wind by Mid-Century

Utility-scale wind generation currently provides 4.5% of the nation’s electricity, and there are now wind power stations in 39 states. According to the Department of Energy’s...
Industrial Insulation
Apr. 08, 2015
David Shong

The Impact of the Skilled Labor Shortage on Insulation Selection

I recently attended a conference, and one of the sessions focused on the overall state of the economy and the construction industry in general. The presentation was provided ...
Industrial Insulation
Apr. 08, 2015
JM Editors

Safety First: The Role of Insulation and Pressure Relief Systems on Process Equipment

Insulation is used for many reasons in the petroleum and chemical industry. The most common use is for energy savings and personnel protection. However, insulation can also b...
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