Tank Insulation And Agriculture
Modern agriculture requires tanks that can be kept at exact temperatures. These tanks require insulation to keep liquids cool, reduce the amount of heat loss, and store fertilizer or other chemicals. While a number of different types of insulation can be used in agriculture, not all tank insulation systems are equal. A perfect option for […]
Using Insulation To Maintain Tank Operational Temperature
Maintaining a tank’s internal temperature is vital in many different industries. Tanks can be used to store everything from raw materials and fuels, to processed chemicals and products. While some items are not affected by temperature and can be stored in extreme heat or extreme cold without any impact on their use, others must be […]
Tank Insulation And Fire Protection
When most think of insulating fire protection tanks, the first thought is to keep the contents at a specific temperature by keeping the heat or the coolness inside and reducing the amount lost through the sides of the tank. However, keeping the heat or cold out of the tank is just as important. The RIDGLOK® […]
Why Choose RIDGLOK®?
Why choose RIDGLOK® Vertical Standing Seam Panel Insulation System? Compare the advantages of RIDGLOK® versus a conventional insulation system.
What RIDGLOK® Offers
The RIDGLOK® Vertical Standing Seam Panel Insulation System puts safety first. The system complies with NFPA 22, Section 16.4 requirements for tank insulation as outlined in the ASHRAE Handbook of Fundamentals. The panel systems can make use of various types of insulation depending on the operating temperature of the tanks and the needed R-value and […]
The History Of MC&I And RIDGLOK®
Mayes Coating & Insulation, Inc., also known as MC&I, was founded in 1998 with the goal of maintenance of storage tanks with an unparalleled work ethic. Its founder is Bob Mayes, a professional with more than 25 years of experience dedicated to learning everything he can about storage tanks. All of this experience helps in […]
How To Store Products That Can’t Solidify
There are a number of products such as biodiesel that have to be kept at a specific, constant temperature. If they cool beyond this point, the liquid will begin to solidify, making it extremely difficult to extract from the tank and use. In order maintain temperature, the liquid has to be constantly heated through the […]
Meeting Petrochemical Terminal Challenges
One of the most important tasks you have is to ensure that you keep up with the required maintenance on your petrochemical terminals. You know how devastatingly expensive it can be if you have a tank down for repairs. It’s worse if you discover that had the maintenance you deferred for a couple of months […]
Using RIDGLOK® Tank Insulation With Heated Tanks
While many liquids need to be insulated to keep them chilled, there are also a number of liquids that need to be kept in heated tanks. These tanks must be insulated in order to keep the liquids at a specific temperature consistently. Typically the manner of heating the tank is a combination of insulation and […]
RIDGLOK® Insulation Systems And Anaerobic Digestion
Anaerobic digestion is used on a number of farms and other areas where a large amount of animal manure and other organic waste can be found. This waste is stored within a specific tank where it’s introduced to a number of different microorganisms. These bacteria and other organisms break down the waste, leaving very little […]
The Advantages Of RIDGLOK® Vertical Standing Seam Panel Insulation System
If you’re looking to add insulation to your storage tank, you should consider utilizing the latest in technology – RIDGLOK® Vertical Standing Seam Panel Insulation System (VSSI), a more modern and cost-effective solution. Here are a number of reasons why you might want to look at using RIDGLOK® insulation instead of conventional insulation: When it […]
The Versatility Of The RIDGLOK® Panel Insulation System
MC&I’s versatile RIDGLOK® vertical standing seam panel insulation system is the most cost effective and low maintenance storage tank insulation option available today. The panels that make up this insulation system are manufactured in the United States, but that doesn’t mean that they’re only used in the U.S. In fact, RIDGLOK® Panel Insulation Systems are […]
Our Promise To You!
Here at MC&I, we focus on the customer and ensuring that we meet their every need. Our RIDGLOK® insulation system is designed to provide unparalleled quality and reliability for all tank insulation. To that end, we make a five point promise to all of our customers that all MC&I products and services, including RIDGLOK®, will […]
What Being A National Insulation Association Certified Energy Appraiser Means
In every industry, there are certifications and licenses that experts in the field must obtain. Usually, these certifications require passing a specific exam or series of exams. Some have additional requirements such as having a specific number of years in the industry. While some of these certifications are optional, some industries require them. In the […]
Do You Know Polyiso?
What Is Polyisocyanurate Insulation? One type of insulation you can choose for your RIDGLOK® tank insulation system is polyisocyanurate insulation. This type of insulation is ideal for storage tanks in all industries because it does not absorb moisture (<1% Vol.) and can be used for both cold and hot operating temperatures (-40°F to 250°F). It […]