Mechanical Insulation Archive

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.

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Global Megatrend: Urbanization

November 13, 2018

Globally more people live in cities than in rural areas, and that trend is set to continue. Why has this rapid migration happened? 

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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Protect Your Piping and Insulation with Insuguard Pipe Saddles

August 29, 2018

Insuguard® pipe saddles provide the most practical and economical solution to inadequate pipe suspension systems. Insuguard has a unique sliding design that effectively cradles and protects pipes from vibration damage. Read more about how the latest Armacell innovative products bolstered its line.

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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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