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Safety is the Top Priority with Armacell’s ArmaFlex® Ultra with FlameDefense™ Technology

July 08, 2020

Armacell has developed the first elastomeric foam insulation that is UL Classified to UL 23 at 25/50

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The Top Four Ways to Check for CUI

June 24, 2020

Controlling corrosion under insulation isn’t the only concern for installers and maintenance managers... Inspecting is a difficult challenge after an install.

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Best Pipe Insulation Choice for Line Set, HVAC and Refrigeration Applications

June 17, 2020

Outdoor environmental exposure can have an impact on exterior pipe insulation applications. Read about three things to consider when protecting insulation piping for maximum longevity.

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Solving Vibration Noise Problems in HVAC Systems

June 10, 2020

Controlling noise and improving acoustical comfort is one common concern for HVAC systems. Increasing efficiency while providing noise dampening is a simple fix and can be achieved with Armacell’s innovative foam accessory solutions.

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The Nature of Mold: Why Prevention is Needed

June 03, 2020

Damp weather and humid conditions can cause troublesome mold issues in buildings and their mechanical systems. With Armacell’s insulation featuring Microban® antimicrobial protection, we have you covered!

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Exploring the Benefits of Using Foam Insulation to Control Low Frequency Noise

May 13, 2020

To effectively amend noise problems in buildings, specifically the noise that is carried through ductwork, Installers and Contractors can utilize Armacell’s elastomeric foam duct insulation. Our solutions can resolve common low frequency challenges that can affect productivity and health.

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Why You Don’t Want to Forget Ducts During Spring Cleaning

April 08, 2020

During your cleaning spree this season, remember that your HVAC system and ducts need some TLC too. Ducts are the lungs of a building so it is especially important to give them some attention this spring.

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Technical Training: Not Just for Installers

March 25, 2020

The # 1 cause of insulation failure is improper installation. Armacell understands that installing elastomeric closed-cell foam, like ArmaFlex, requires a special skill set. Did you know that Armacell has provided free onsite insulation application training since the 1960’s? This training is not just for installers and contractors, but is also for distributors as well.

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Preventing Condensation on Cold Water and Refrigeration Piping

March 18, 2020

Controlling condensation and moisture on below-ambient temperature piping is essential for long-term thermal performance. Selecting closed-cell elastomeric foams is one way to prevent moisture and heat gain from degrading the efficiency of a chilled water system.

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Cooling Data Centers Case Study

March 11, 2020

A global data center organization undertakes construction on a new multi-building campus which includes advanced cooling systems that need insulation that can withstand the elements and provide exceptional energy efficiency. Armacell and partners hack this project and achieve a successful install.

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