When does a Foam Insulation Application need an Additional Covering or Coating?
December 12, 2018
Over time foam insulation can degrade from weathering, UV rays, mechanical abuse, harsh chemicals, or poor installation causing a loss of effectiveness. When insulation loses its ability to insulate, energy is lost, the equipment must work harder and corrosion under insulation can occur. Application and selection of a weather barrier such as a cover or coating is key to the long lasting success of the system.
Did you know Armacell Offers Onsite Application Training for Contractors and their Teams?
November 28, 2018
Mechanical insulation is a complex field requiring knowledge in many different areas of product options, mechanical systems and application methods. Installation quality is essential to the success of any insulation application. See how Armacell’s ArmaFlex Qualified Installer Program for the insulation facilitating team can help ensure a successful job.
How to Protect Ductwork and Cold Water Piping From Mold
November 07, 2018
There are more than 100,000 known species of mold. Mold spores are everywhere, indoors and outdoors, on our clothes, in our building materials, and in the air we breathe. We can’t avoid them, but we can minimize their potential for growth in our buildings. And we should.
5 Piping Problems Armacell's New Insuguard® Products Solve with a Simple CLICK!
October 31, 2018
Installing HVAC, plumbing, refrigeration, or even conduit piping comes with its share of inconveniences and headaches. Often, the wrong part or a missing tool can quickly derail an installer’s productivity and possibly compromise the installation. Fortunately, Armacell’s Insuguard® line of pipe support products has a solution for some of the most common problems associated with installing and maintaining pipe systems.
Watch Armacell’s 3rd video in our Insulation Insights Series: The Right Insulation for the Job
October 23, 2018
This video describes what systems can benefit from Armacell’s family of insulation products. It’s probably more than you think. And you know you can trust it, because it’s been proven effective in thousands of projects across North America!
Are the Pipes in your Home Ready for Winter?
October 18, 2018
If you have had a problem with pipes freezing anywhere in your home, adding insulation helps maintain the temperature of the fluid in the pipe above the freezing point. See what's a good insulation to use and where to install it.
New ArmaFlex® Shield is Tough Enough for the Job
October 10, 2018
ArmaFlex Shield is an extension of ArmaFlex®, the world’s most recognized brand of closed-cell foam insulation, providing superior protection against thermal losses, condensation and moisture accumulation, while providing added tear resistance and UV protection right out of the box.
See Why ArmaFlex Insulation Does Not Require a Jacket Indoors
September 26, 2018
This post comes from our series of explainer videos directed to mechanical engineers and insulation contractors. Watch how ArmaFlex insulations can resist water vapor from passing though.