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Why Plumbing Engineers Appreciate Heat Traced Solutions

The effectiveness of plumbing systems in any building relies on the overlap of design expertise from mechanical, plumbing, and fire protection engineering. Building codes often require that domestic/potable…

PoE 101: An Introduction to Power over Ethernet

What is Power over Ethernet (PoE)? Power over Ethernet is a technology designed to safely deliver both electrical power and data to remote devices. It uses standard Ceategory…

Combat Copper Theft: How to Protect Your Investment

Copper is viewed as the global standard for electrical conductivity in the utility sector. It’s high current carrying capacity coupled with its resistance to scratches and breakage, and…

Robust and Reliable Heat Tracing in Extreme Environments

Raychem winter safety and performance solutions are helping enable one of the largest Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) projects in the world.

Drop-in Loop Hanger: Better for Employee Training

Traditionally, pipe hangers have been commodity products that are similar across manufacturers. Although low in material cost and sufficient at holding pipe, they can be expensive because of the…

Winterization Techniques for Offshore and Marine Environments

We usually start thinking about freeze protection measures as the cold temperatures of winter get closer. However, others don’t worry this until it’s too late, and they have…

The Six Point Plan to Achieving Telecom Facility Lightning Protection

Lightning is a constant risk. A single direct strike can result in physical damage to buildings and cause catastrophic failure of sensitive electronic equipment. Lightning causes 22,600 fires…

Sensing Techniques to Consider Before Selecting a Heat Tracing System

When selecting and designing a trace heating system, different aspects such as cost, reliability or efficiency are often some of the first criteria to come to mind. But one…

CADDY TV Episode 22 – J-Hook Configurations

J-Hook Configurations Rick has discussed the benefits of J-Hooks before on CADDY TV, but it also is important to understand the variety of configurations that J-Hooks can be…