Industrial Insulation
Nov. 15, 2017
JM Editors

New InsulThin HT Installation Guide Available!

We’ve released the InsulThin™ HT Installation Guide!Thin blanket insulations, like InsulThin™ HT, are one of the more recent (relatively) innovations in the industrial insula...
Industrial Insulation
Aug. 30, 2017
JM Editors

5 Takeaways from the Webinar “Combat CUI: How to Combine Insulation & Jacketing to Inhibit CUI”

We recently hosted a live webinar with ITW Insulation Systems, Combat CUI: How to Combine Insulation & Jacketing to Inhibit CUI. For those of you who missed it, don’t worry!&...
Industrial Insulation
Aug. 30, 2017
JM Editors

Insulation Disaster Recovery

What you need to know about pipe and equipment insulation when disaster strikes.Pipe and vessel insulation has two critical roles in refineries and chemical processing plants...
Industrial Insulation
Aug. 09, 2017
David Shong

Is Your Metal Jacketing Spec Up to Par?

Did you know there are two “new” ASTM standard specifications for metal jacketing?&nbsp
Industrial Insulation
Aug. 09, 2017
Engineering 360

Insulation Jacketing Information

Insulation jacketing consists of an outer covering that is wrapped around tubing or pipe insulation to protect the insulation from moisture, wear and mechanical damage. The j...
Industrial Insulation
Aug. 09, 2017
Gary Whittaker

Industrial Insulation Jacketing

Insulation is rarely installed as a stand-alone item. Instead, insulation material is part of a system that includes the insulation
Industrial Insulation
Aug. 09, 2017
Gordon H. Hart

Maintain Insulation Jacketing To Ensure Mechanical Insulation Performance

Jacketing applied over mechanical insulation can serve several purposes. Regardless of the type of jacketing and insulation, jacketing is used to ensure both the short-term a...
Industrial Insulation
Jul. 26, 2017
Larry Johns

Understanding the Performance Differences Between Expanded Perlite and Calcium Silicate

Johns Manville Industrial Insulation Group (JM IIG) offers two high-temperature industrial insulation products with exceptional compressive strength: Sproule WR-1200®, hydrop...
Industrial Insulation
Jul. 12, 2017
Jack Bittner

The Next Evolution of Calcium Silicate: What Does It Mean for You?

Industrial insulation contractors have their work cut out for them. As with many facets of industrial facility construction, operation, and maintenance, orchestrating the var...
Industrial Insulation
Jun. 27, 2017
JM Editors

Interview with Leo Caseres, Ph.D. and Senior Research Engineer at Southwest Research Institute

Earlier this month, we hosted a live webinar with Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) about the latest advancements in corrosion under insulation (CUI) research (click here t...
Industrial Insulation
Jun. 27, 2017
Charles Tremblay

Corrosion Under Insulation: The 7 Inspection Methods You Must Know About

As Marc Grenier discussed in The Corrosion Under Insulation Plague: What You Need to Know, corrosion under insulation (CUI) is one of the most difficult corrosion processes t...
Industrial Insulation
Jun. 27, 2017
Shivananda Prabhu

Temporary Corrosion Protection During Storage, Transportation and Handling

Deterioration due to corrosion of materials, parts and components during transportation and temporary storage during interstage manufacturing is a persistent problem in the i...
Industrial Insulation
May. 31, 2017
Bob Bunn

Key Factors to Look for In Insulation Maintenance Inspections

All mechanical systems, including insulation systems, require periodic inspections and maintenance to ensure that the cladding or insulation materials are not damaged, compro...
Industrial Insulation
May. 31, 2017
David Wichner

UA Corrosion Research Leads to Metals-Extraction Invention

Giving birth to invention out of necessity, a group of UA scientists found a new way to combat industrial corrosion — and a new, cleaner method of metals extraction for the m...
Industrial Insulation
May. 31, 2017
Johan Sentjens

Corrosion Under Insulation: The Challenge and Need for Insulation

When it comes to corrosion under insulation (CUI), I tend to call it a "minefield," and for more than one reason. It’s not only a hidden phenomenon, but it's also one that ca...
Industrial Insulation
May. 31, 2017
Alan Kehr

How to Control Corrosion by Improving Design

The proper design to minimize corrosion is as important as the selection of materials. In many structures, a lack of design consideration given to corrosion control is the we...
Industrial Insulation
May. 17, 2017
JM Editors

What You Need to Know about Corrosion Prevention Technologies

The most recent estimates from the National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) put the global cost of corrosion into the trillions of dollars1. These costs include cor...
Industrial Insulation
May. 17, 2017
David L. Chandeler

Explained: Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic

Sometimes water spreads evenly when it hits a surface
Industrial Insulation
May. 17, 2017
Dr. Martyn Wilmott

Choosing the Right Coating for Managing Pipeline Technology

Many pipeline integrity issues are the result of external corrosion or stress corrosion cracking. Each of these failure modes relies on the interaction of exposed steel with ...
Industrial Insulation
May. 17, 2017
Mario C. Uy

Understanding Corrosion

The purpose of this article is to present the basic principle and the most common forms of corrosion. Some general methods of control, prevention, and mitigation for each typ...
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