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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
Backer Rod’s Importance in Log Cabin Construction
May 03, 2018
Proper use of backer rod and chinking can significantly reduce the heat loss of a log wall as well as in and around window frames and doorways. Filling these gaps properly will end up saving you a lot in utility bills and future repairs. Read about the benefits, selections, and installation.