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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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.

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Armacell Kicks off it's Annual ArmaFlex Photo Contest

April 04, 2018

Armacell wants the industry to show its best jobs featuring ArmaFlex insulation. Photo entries have the opportunity to win a $500, $200 or $100 VISA gift card prize. See past entries and how to submit for this years contest. 

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