Mechanical Insulation
Industrial Insulation
6 Considerations for Insulating High-temperature Tanks & Vessels
May. 19, 2021
by Jack Bittner
HVAC Insulation
Mechanical Insulation
Jun. 23, 2021
Kim Melton

Specifications for Plenum Spaces – Understanding ASTM E84 Flame/Smoke Testing

Most buildings have specific requirements for the surface burning characteristics of the materials used in construction – this is especially true for plenum spaces. In this b...
Mechanical Insulation
Industrial Insulation
May. 19, 2021
A-MARINE Blog

Typical Location of CUI corrosion on Pressure Vessel and Storage Tanks

This article lists the risk areas for CUI on pressure vessels and storage tanks and design strategies for CUI mitigation.
Mechanical Insulation
Industrial Insulation
May. 19, 2021
Callum O’Reilly

Safe Investments

Anticipated growth in the tank storage sector means that there are a number of new challenges and shifts that can arise, so it is important to deliver cost-effective and envi...
Mechanical Insulation
Industrial Insulation
May. 19, 2021
Andres Salazar

Corrosion Under Insulation of Chemical Plant Pressure Vessels

This article explains the methodology, process, and considerations for an effective CUI mitigation strategy on pressure vessels at a chemical facility.
Mechanical Insulation
Mar. 29, 2021
Starc Systems

ASTM E-84 Fire Rating: Your Questions Answered

Dive into the most frequently asked questions about ASTM-84 Fire Ratings.
Mechanical Insulation
Mar. 29, 2021
International Fire Protection

It’s Fire Rated… But is it the Right Test?

There are a variety of fire tests that yield a number of ratings and values. This article explains how to choose the right test method for your product or application.
Mechanical Insulation
Mar. 29, 2021
IMS

Choosing the Right Material: Metal Piping vs Plastic Piping

There are a number of materials to choose for your next piping application, but which is the best fit? This article compares the pros and cons of different piping materials.
HVAC Insulation
Building Insulation
Mechanical Insulation
Jan. 20, 2021
Chip Gardiner

US Government Update - Final 2020 Federal Government Bill

2020’s final legislation is extensive, and it contains a number of positive and negative provisions that may impact the construction industry. Here is what you should know.
HVAC Insulation
Building Insulation
Mechanical Insulation
Industrial Insulation
Jan. 20, 2021
American Chemistry Council

ACC Study Shows Insulation Industry Supporting U.S. Economy

This study details the positive contributions of insulation industry made to the U.S. economy in 2019.
HVAC Insulation
Building Insulation
Mechanical Insulation
Jan. 20, 2021
Joe Bousquin

2021 Outlook: 6 Trends That Will Influence Construction This Year

There are 6 factors that are forecasted to shape the construction industry this year, both positively and negatively.
HVAC Insulation
Mechanical Insulation
Jan. 20, 2021
Alisa Zevin

2021 Construction Forecast: A Slow Road to Recovery

This article gives an overview of the construction forecast following the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mechanical Insulation
Nov. 18, 2020
Kim Melton

Overcoming Covid-19 Setbacks with New Technology

Our Defiance, Ohio pipe plant expansion faced challenging headwinds with the onset of Covid-19, but by incorporating cutting-edge technology, the team was able to push Phase ...
Mechanical Insulation
Nov. 18, 2020
National Mechanical Insulation Committee

Simple Calculators

This page offers links to a variety of calculators with detailed explanations to help you navigate your next insulation installation.
Mechanical Insulation
Nov. 18, 2020
Caitlyn Freitas

Tools for Learning the A–Z of Mechanical Insulation

Designing, specifying, installing, and maintaining insulation isn’t always a simple process. Here are tools to help you execute on an excellent system, from design to mainten...
Mechanical Insulation
Nov. 18, 2020
Jason Barron

4 Simple Calculator Tools That Prove the ROI of Mechanical Insulation

Do you know how much your mechanical insulation system is saving you? These calculators can help you quantify what the expected ROI is for your insulation system.
Mechanical Insulation
Sep. 30, 2020
JM Editors

Insider’s Insight to Insulation Energy Appraisals

We interviewed Eric Simpson, Sr. Energy Analyst, to take a deeper look at energy appraisals and red flags that could point toward inefficiencies in mechanical insulation syst...
Mechanical Insulation
Sep. 30, 2020
Ronald L. King

Mechanical Insulation Maintenance = Return on Investment = Job Creation = Energy Efficiency = Economic Recovery

Investing in mechanical insulation maintenance is necessary to long-term energy reduction and cost savings. This article explains how mechanical maintenance can increase prof...
Mechanical Insulation
Sep. 30, 2020
Craig Buck

Five Ways to Design and Deliver an Efficient Mechanical System

Optimizing mechanical system efficiency isn’t simply about energy usage – it also includes design, installation, maintenance and operation.
Mechanical Insulation
Sep. 30, 2020
Varkie C. Thomas, Ph.D

Mechanical-Design and Percent Energy Savings

Designers are responsible for creating the optimum building in terms of quality and cost and the mechanical system plays an integral role in that. Learn more about how to op...
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