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Winter Safety Solutions Protecting New York Area Mass Transit

Winter weather impacts transportation for millions in North America. Among the areas affected by inclement weather is the largest metropolitan area in the world, the New York City…

Reduce the Operational Cost of Your Heat Tracing System

When looking at any heat tracing system project, two types of costs come into consideration: Total Investment Cost (TIC) and Total Operating Cost (TOC). TIC includes the cost…

Conserving Historic Buildings With Aesthetically Pleasing Roof Ice Melt Systems

It is becoming increasingly important for architects to focus on the conservation and renovation of older buildings, as opposed to designing and creating new ones. Preserving historic architecture…

prepare your plant for winter

How to Prepare Your Plant for Winter

It’s time to prepare your plant for winter. With the inevitable approach of cold weather, pipelines, vessels, instruments and other industrial process equipment will once again be the…

The Challenges Offshore Vessels Face in Cold Climates

Ever since the discovery of large quantities of natural resources in arctic environments, governments have been attracted to further exploration and development of oil. In addition to the…

Why is Electric Heat Tracing so Important During Winter?

Proper process temperature heating is important at all times of the year but especially during the winter. The extreme nature of the season can have lasting effects on…

Steam Tracing vs. Electric Heat Tracing

Deciding which method of heat tracing is best for your application is a tough decision that involves many factors. Cost, effectiveness, environment and more are all different factors…

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.

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…

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…