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Winter Performance

Proportional Ambient Sensing Control

One of the harshest characteristics of winter is the cold weather. With ambient temperatures falling past the freezing point, strict temperature maintenance and control of fluid systems is…

New Standards in Winterization Techniques for Offshore and Marine Environments

For decades, many international and country sponsored agencies, as well as many multinational oil companies, have developed a raft of requirements, guidelines and recommendations regarding marine vessels, oil…

Heat Tracing Where You’d Least Expect It

Electric Heat Tracing is used across many applications and industries to maintain fluids, processes and more at set temperatures. Most common Heat Tracing applications are freeze protection of…

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…

Elements That Influence Heat Loss

As most can imagine, the winter brings a dangerous risk to operations and processes for industrial equipment. Sure, the snow, ice and freezing temperatures are large contributors to…

Heat Tracing is Needed to Keep Your Safety Systems Functional During Winter

Protecting systems, equipment and processes is paramount for any industrial operation regardless of the time of year. This is especially true during winter. Without proper protection, operations risk…

Self-Regulating Heat Tracing Technology Provides Frost Protection Solution at Major European Landmark

Raychem’s self-regulating heating systems are providing a unique long-term, energy-efficient solution for frost protection at a major European landmark.  The weir at the Kachlet hydroelectric power station sits…

Managing Hot Surface Ignition Temperatures for Trace Heating in Explosive Atmospheres

Designing high temperature electric heat tracing systems in hazardous areas can be a difficult challenge, especially when process temperatures approach the area classification limit. This restricts the allowable…

Four Ways to Reduce the Operational Cost of Your Heat Tracing System

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

How 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 target of freezing temperatures. To avoid unpleasant surprises,…