Sustainable Products

5 Smart Ways to Proactively Reduce Factory Downtime

When production comes to a halt it’s one of the biggest “Red Alerts” in any factory.  When a plant is experiencing downtime it means orders aren’t being filled and staff are idle waiting on the problem to get corrected.  And each minute that production is down, costs are skyrocketing. The average manufacturer

Case Study: Ovens Insulated to Save Over 3 Million Btus per Year

One of the industrial applications that the Heat Shield™ EPX-H2O thermal insulation coating was specifically designed for is the insulation of large industrial ovens to solve issues with energy loss and personnel safety without interfering with the oven related processes. The EPX-H2O coating is rugged enough to be used on the outside

Three Great Ways to Keep Metal Buildings Cooler

When the summer sun hits, metal buildings can heat up fast and make working conditions inside pretty unbearable. Metal is an excellent conductor of heat, so when the temperature is 90 degrees Fahrenheit outside, a metal building can easily heat up past the 100 degree mark without proper HVAC. And even with

Incorporate Thermal Insulation and Protective Coatings into Your Corporate Sustainability Initiatives

Many companies have corporate sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives that have far reaching positive impacts. They’re designed to do things such as: Reduce energy consumption Lower carbon emissions Improve employee health and safety Employ sustainable packaging Reduce excess waste Lower water use In a nutshell, companies commit to running their

Chemical Industry Challenges Solved with Corrosion and Chemical Resistant Insulating Paints

When it comes to corrosion, chemical and petrochemical facilities have unique challenges. Chemical plants typically contain a wide variety of corrosive environments where not only moisture, but also a variety of chemicals, are present and create multiple challenges for asset protection. Insulating equipment is often necessary to keep chemicals at a desired

The Benefits of Using Non-Toxic, Eco-Friendly Insulation

When you’re trying to improve energy efficiency and safety in your facility, whether that’s a factory or commercial building, you don’t want the materials you use to cause additional issues. That’s why keeping in mind the toxicity and flammability of an insulation is important to avoiding unintended liabilities down the road. One

The Facts about Moisture and Insulation You Need to Know

One of the biggest factors that can cause that “R-something” insulation on your pipes or in your attic to lose its insulation value dramatically is moisture. It’s a well-known drawback of fiberglass or mineral wool insulation - moisture infiltration reduces their insulating value - sometimes completely negating it all together. It can

Easy Steps for an Outstanding Heat Shield™ EPX-H2O Demo at Your Company

You’ve just discovered a better way to insulate your ovens and miles of steam pipe for energy savings and to prevent CUI,  and now you’ve got to convince “corporate” that Heat Shield™ EPX-H2O is as great as it looks on paper. This is often a stuck point for many facilities. Their plant

Strategies for Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery for Manufacturing

Business continuity and disaster recovery have become important parts of any organization’s strategic toolkit for ensuring continued operations in the face of unforeseen events. When either a man-made or natural disaster impacts a physical location, having safeguards in place  to keep business going can significantly minimize losses and disruption. We often hear