Current Issue: November 2018

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Industrial Insulation Specifications: What Needs to Happen, Why It Matters, and Who Should Care

Industrial insulation specifications are the result of copious notes, research, and specifications that are refined over time and compiled into documents. These documents are then shared with the prominent stakeholders in industrial facility construction and maintenance projects. They are a necessary component of most, if not all, industrial process and equipment designs. Even so, it

Industrial Product Guide

Below is the Industrial Product Guide from Insulation Outlook’s November issue. In this helpful guide, manufacturers give details on products that have been used in the industrial industry. Click here to view the Industrial Product Guide     Copyright Statement This article was published in the November 2018 issue of Insulation Outlook magazine. Copyright © 2018

Corrosion Prevention: What You Need to Know

There have been many studies done and academic papers written about the subject of corrosion under insulation (CUI) on metal piping, ducts, tanks, etc. CUI is a concern for insulation used on pipes operating in the temperature range of 32°F to 250°F for carbon steel and 140°F to 250°F for austenitic stainless steel. It is

Industrial Case Study: Insulating a Cogeneration Boiler

Industrial facilities with above-ambient temperatures depend on insulation for process efficiency, system health, and personnel protection. Brace Integrated Services, a NIA Contractor member company, recently undertook a project to insulate a 2-boiler cogeneration power generation plant at an industrial facility in Ponca City, Oklahoma. The newly built facility was adding power generation from the waste

Safety Matters: Using Leading Indicators to Improve Safety Performance

In previous Safety Matters columns, we have discussed ways in which a company’s safety performance could be benchmarked, including the frequency and severity of injuries and illnesses and the cost of workers’ compensation claims. These are typically referred to as lagging indicators and consist of the recordable incident rate, DART incident rate, and Experience Modification