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Floating Water Pads are the Perfect Toy for a Fun Summer

August 22, 2018

Enjoy the rest of your summer by relaxing on the water with a foam water pad made with Armacell’s OleTex®! These free-floating pads allow you the ability to walk, sit or jump on water. These pads are easily portable and make the perfect water toy for a day on the river or lake.

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How to Save Time on the Job Site with Self-Sealing Insulation

August 02, 2018

Insulation performance relies on the proper installation. Two great options to seal properly seal insulation are lap seal and self seal. For the highest level of condensation control, lap seal provides the best protection, while self seal is a cost-effective way to ensure system integrity. Discover more about lap seal and self seal products offered  by Armacell.

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Is Your Pipe Insulation Functioning Properly?

July 18, 2018

Crushed insulation is a common problem caused by the weight of pipes at pipe hanger locations. This leads to numerous problems for an insulation system, including energy inefficiency and condensation. Read more about the benefits of an engineered pipe support with a load-bearing core: system integration that stops thermal bridging at the connection point and prevents condensation.

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Tired of Not Being Able to Play on Wet Fields?

June 29, 2018

ArmaSport Turf-underlayment Pad now comes with innovations built to get you back on the field faster after rain. Find out how ridges and perforated holes facilitate water drainage through the pad and return turf fields to playing condition in no time.

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Using Armacell Monarch and EnsoLite for Protection of Electrical Enclosures

June 26, 2018

Enclosure gaskets are needed for electrical enclosures in order to keep the box sealed and weatherproof. It’s important to select the proper material for each gasket. Armacell Monarch and EnsoLite are perfect for techniques like strip gasketing and dovetailing gasketing to protect enclosures.  

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Armacell Can Get Your Summer Started

June 19, 2018

As schools are letting out across the country, public pools and country clubs will soon be filling up with eager kids and families. Parents and babysitters will kick back on lounge chairs, and kids will enjoy the water. But the summer could not be complete without one of its essentials. Just as sure as the summer sun requires sunscreen, so do pools require pool noodles. 

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Tocumen Airport Expansion

June 13, 2018

Armacell is providing support to electromechanical contractor Integ for expansion of Tocumen International Airport. The project, which involves installing 60,000 feet of chilled water piping, is a challenging one for Integ. It chose Armacell to provide the insulation and training they need for such a monumental task.

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Condensation and the Risks Part Two: How Your Insulation Choices Matter in the Fight Against the Effects of Condensation

June 06, 2018

With below-ambient systems, condensation formation is always a risk. If the system is not insulated correctly, Moisture Ingress, CUI, and Mold will soon follow the first drop of condensation. The subject of this post is what happens when condensation still forms as a result of a miscalculation or poor installation of the insulation material.  

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Why Clean Air Ducts?

May 16, 2018

There are several factors that can increase the need for regular HVAC system cleaning. Read about the top reasons for HVAC cleaning and other reasons homeowners choose to have their air ducts cleaned.

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To Fuji or not to Fuji Test your Gaskets, That is the Question

May 09, 2018

Many variables can affect gasket sealing such as internal pressure, temperature, gasket design, and flange load.  Sometimes it is necessary to dig a little deeper into the actual sealing picture when a difficult or critical sealing situation is encountered.  In this article, we will explore a process we call “Fuji Testing”.

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